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Author Berman, Jules J., author.

Title Taxonomic guide to infectious diseases : understanding the biologic classes of pathogenic organisms / Jules J. Berman
Edition Second edition
Published London : Academic Press, an imprint of Elsevier, [2019]


Description 1 online resource
Contents Chapter 1. Principles of taxonomy -- Chapter 2. Species and speciation -- Chapter 3. BacteriaChapter -- 4. Eukaryotes -- Chapter 5. Animals -- Chapter 6. Fungi -- Chapter 7. Viruses -- Chapter 8. Changing how we think about infectious diseases
Summary Taxonomic Guide to Infectious Diseases, Second Edition, tackles the complexity of clinical microbiology by assigning every infectious organism to one of 40+ taxonomic classes, and providing a description of the defining traits that apply to all the organisms within each class. This edition is an updated, revised, and greatly expanded guide to the classes of organisms that infect humans. Taxonomic Guide to Infectious Diseases provides students and clinicians alike with a simplified way to understand the complex fields of clinical microbiology and parasitology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed June 06, 2019)
Subject Communicable diseases -- Classification
Bacteria -- classification
Eukaryota -- classification
Viruses -- classification
Communicable Diseases -- microbiology
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Communicable diseases
Genre/Form Classification
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780128175774