Microbiology: Basic and Clinical Principles, 1st edition

  • Lourdes P. Norman-McKay

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Microbiology: Basic and Clinical Principles teaches you the fundamentals of microbiology and how to apply critical thinking to real-world healthcare scenarios.

Published by Pearson (June 21st 2019) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780135876831

Subject: Microbiology

Category: Mixed Majors Microbiology

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Microbiology
2. Biochemistry Basics
3. Introduction to Prokaryotic Cells
4. Introduction to Eukaryotic Cells
5. Genetics
6. Viruses and Prions
7. Fundamentals of Microbial Growth
8. Microbial Metabolism
9. Principles of Infectious Disease and Epidemiology
10. Host-Microbe Interactions and Pathogenesis
11. Innate Immunity
12. Adaptive Immunity
13. Immune System Disorders
14. Vaccines and Biotechnology-Based Diagnostics and Therapeutics
15. Antimicrobial Drugs
16. Respiratory System Infections
17. Skin and Eye Infections
18. Nervous System Infections
19. Digestive System Infections
20. Urinary and Reproductive System Infections
21. Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Infections

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