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Author Goering, Richard V., author

Title Mims' medical microbiology
Edition Fifth edition / Richard V. Goering, BA, MSc, PhD, Hazel M. Dockrell, BA (Mod), PhD, Mark Zuckerman, BSc (Hons), MBBS, MRCP, MSc, FRCPath, Peter L. Chiodini, BSc, MBBS, PhD, FrCP, FRCPath, FFTM, RCPS (Glas), Ivan M. Roitt, DSc, HonFRCP, FRCPath, FRS
Published Edinburgh : Saunders, 2013
[Philadelphia] : Elsevier Saunders, [2013]

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Description xiv, 565 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
regular print
Contents Microbes as parasites -- The bacteria -- The viruses -- The fungi -- The protozoa -- The helminths and arthropods -- Prions -- The host-parasite relationship -- The innate defences of the body - Adaptive responses provide a 'quantum leap' in effective defence -- The cellular basis of adaptive immune responses -- Background to the infectious diseases -- Entry, exit and transmission -- Immune defences in action -- Spread and replication -- Parasite survival strategies and persistent infections -- Pathologic consequences of infection -- Upper respiratory tract infections -- Lower respiratory tract infections -- Urinary tract infections -- Sexually transmitted infections -- Gastrointestinal tract infections -- Obstetric and perinatal infections -- Central nervous system infections -- Infections of the eye -- Infections of the skin, soft tissue, muscle and associated systems -- Vector-bone infections -- Multisystem zoonoses -- Fever of unknown origin -- Infections in the compromised host -- Diagnosis of infection and assessment of host defense mechanisms -- Epidemiology and control of infectious diseases -- Attacking the enemy: antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy -- Protecting the host: vaccination -- Passive and non-specific immunotherapy -- Hospital infection, sterilization and disinfection
Summary Mims' Microbiology makes it easy for you to learn the microbiology and basic immunology concepts you need to know for your courses and USMLE. Using a clinically relevant, systems-based approach, this popular medical textbook accessibly explains the microbiology of the agents that cause diseases and the diseases that affect individual organ systems. With lavish illustrations and straightforward, accessible explanations, Mims' Microbiology makes this complex subject simple to understand and remember
Notes 3rd ed. by Cedric A. Mims
Includes Internet access
Previous ed.: London: Mosby, 2008
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 531-538) and index
Subject Communicable diseases.
Infection -- Microbiology.
Medical microbiology -- Textbooks.
Medical microbiology.
Microbiology.
Communicable Diseases -- microbiology.
Reading List HME921 prescribed text 2019
SLE334 recommended text 2018
HME101 prescribed text 2018
HME102 prescribed text 2018
HME201 prescribed text 2018
HME202 prescribed text 2018
Genre/Form Textbooks.
Author Chiodini, Peter L., editor of compilation
Dockrell, Hazel M., editor of compilation
Goering, Richard V., editor of compilation
Mims, Cedric A. Medical microbiology
Roitt, Ivan M. (Ivan Maurice), editor of compilation
Zuckerman, Mark A., editor of compilation
ISBN 0723436010 (paperback)
9780723436010 (paperback)
(eBook)
(eBook)
Other Titles Medical microbiology