Microbiology with Diseases by Body System, 5th edition

  • Robert W. Bauman

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Explore the invisible world of microbiology and why it matters to human life

Dr. Robert Bauman’s Microbiology with Diseases by Body System engages students in visualizing the invisible and practicing critical thinking with real-world problems and clinical applications. Author-created Video Tutors and Disease in Depth features foster understanding and encourage students to explore microbiology. The continued focus on clinical situations prepares students for future opportunities and success in applied practice and healthcare careers. 

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Table of contents

  1. A Brief History of Microbiology 
  2.  The Chemistry of Microbiology  
  3.  Cell Structure and Function 
  4.  Microscopy, Staining, and Classification 
  5.  Microbial Metabolism  
  6.  Microbial Nutrition and Growth 
  7.  Microbial Genetics 
  8.  Recombinant DNA Technology 
  9.  Controlling Microbial Growth in the Environment 
  10.  Controlling Microbial Growth in the Body: Antimicrobial Drugs  
  11. Characterizing and Classifying Prokaryotes 
  12.  Characterizing and Classifying Eukaryotes 
  13.  Characterizing and Classifying Viruses, Viroids, and Prions 
  14.  Infection, Infectious Diseases, and Epidemiology 
  15.  Innate Immunity 
  16.  Adaptive Immunity 
  17.  Immunization and Immune Testing 
  18.  Immune Disorders 
  19.  Microbial Diseases of the Skin and Wounds  
  20.  Microbial Diseases of the ߎervous System and Eyes 
  21.  Microbial Cardiovascular and Systemic Diseases 
  22.  Microbial Diseases of the ߒespiratory System 
  23.  Microbial Diseases of the Digestive System 
  24.  Microbial Diseases of the ߕrinary and Reproductive Systems 
  25.  Applied and Industrial Microbiology 

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