Category Archives: Microbiology

Laboratory Exercises in Microbiology 3rd Edition

Now in its third edition, Laboratory Exercises in Microbiology contains a variety of interactive activities and experiments that teach readers the basic concepts of microbiology. It covers methods that allow the safe movement or transfer of microbial cells from one type of growth environment, classification and identification of microbes, microbial biochemistry, and medical, food, and environmental microbiology. The labs are introduced in a clear and concise manner, while maintaining a reader-friendly tone.

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Burton’s Microbiology for the Health Sciences 10th Edition

Prepare your students for success in their future careers with Burton’s Microbiology for the Health Sciences, 10e. Featuring a clear and friendly writing style that emphasizes the relevance of microbiology to a career in the health professions, the Tenth Edition offers a dramatically updated art program, new case studies that provide a real-life context for the content, the latest information on bacterial pathogens, an unsurpassed array of online teaching and learning resources, and much more.

To ensure content mastery, this market-leading book for the one-semester course clarifies concepts, defines key terms, and is packed with in-text learning tools that make the content inviting and easy to understand. The Tenth Edition provides a wide range of online teaching and learning resources to save you time and help your students succeed.

Instructor Resources:”

  • An Image Bank featuring all figures and tables from the book enhances lecture and exam preparation.
  • A robust Test Generator , loaded with pre-made, text-specific questions, saves time and makes creating and printing tests easy.
  • Lesson Plans make teaching from the text easier.
  • PowerPoint Slides speed lecture preparation.
  • An Instructor’s Guide provides additional resources for every chapter.

Student Resources:

  • A chapter-by-chapter Study Guide helps students master key concepts.
  • Additional Self-Assessment Exercises for each chapter help students build confidence and gauge their progress
  • Lists of Key Terms in each chapter help students master the vocabulary of the field.
  • Special “Insight,” “Increase Your Knowledge,” and “Critical thinking” sections provide additional insight, as well as fun facts on selected topics from the text.
  • Student Quiz Bank – over 500 questions—give students unlimited opportunities for practice and review.

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The Infectious Microbe Illustrated Edition

Of the innumerable ways that science and humanity interact, few are as central or as significant as our interaction with microorganisms. Though these single-celled and “complete” living organisms have major impacts on many chemical and ecological processes, they are most often recognized for their ability to cause serious and sometimes fatal diseases. From diseases caused by bacteria, like pneumonia, tuberculosis, anthrax, meningitis, typhoid, and bubonic plague, to diseases caused by viruses, like HIV, polio, yellow fever, hepatitis, and influenza, humanity has struggled to cope with the rapidly changing capabilities of microorganisms. They are intimately involved with life, and must be taken into account in many ways when considering the welfare and health of all people. This book is a response to the current confusion and misunderstanding of microbes amongst the general public; written in narrative form, it will allow readers of all backgrounds to understand better the scientific concepts and terminology of how microbial or viral diseases are caused, to ask intelligent questions about the impact of diseases on our wellbeing, and to comprehend the reports about disease outbreaks that flood the media. The book begins by introducing the microbe, its history, and its basic science. Then, in an engaging narrative, Firshein describes seven critical microbial and viral diseases that plague our world, showing how each one illustrates the basic characteristics of infection. Each of these seven diseases follows the same path: invasion, internal spread, toxin effects, excretion, and transmission to a new host. In this lively discussion of pathogenicity, William Firshein reveals the fascinating scientific relationship between human and microbe, and shows us how humanity can live with microorganisms.

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Principles and Practice of Clinical Bacteriology 2nd Edition

Since the publication of the last edition of Principles and Practice of Clinical Bacteriology, our understanding of bacterial genetics and pathogenicity has been transformed due to the availability of whole genome sequences and new technologies such as proteomics and transcriptomics. The present, completely revised second edition of this greatly valued work has been developed to integrate this new knowledge in a clinically relevant manner.

Principles and Practice of Clinical Bacteriology, Second Edition, provides the reader with invaluable information on the parasitology, pathogenesis, epidemiology and treatment strategies for each pathogen while offering a succinct outline of the best current methods for diagnosis of human bacterial diseases.

With contributions from an international team of experts in the field, this book is an invaluable reference work for all clinical microbiologists, infectious disease physicians, public health physicians and trainees within these disciplines.

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Medical Microbiology and Infection 5th Edition

Medical Microbiology and Infection Lecture Notes is ideal for medical students, junior doctors, pharmacy students, junior pharmacists, nurses, and those training in the allied health professions. It presents a thorough introduction and overview of this core subject area, and has been fully revised and updated to include:
Chapters written by leading experts reflecting current research and teaching practice
New chapters covering Diagnosis of Infections and Epidemiology and Prevention & Management of Infections
Integrated full-colour illustrations and clinical images
A self-assessment section to test understanding
Whether you need to develop your knowledge for clinical practice, or refresh that knowledge in the run up to examinations, Medical Microbiology and Infection Lecture Notes will help foster a systematic approach to the clinical situation for all medical students and hospital doctors.

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Self Assessment & Review Microbiology Immunology Revision at a Glance 4th Edition

Review series including other PGMEE questions (1990-2009) have been added along with explanations. Each chapter has been divided into subtopics to make the subject easier, References from latest editions of Bailey and Love (25/e), Sabiston (18/e), Harrison (17/e), Maingott (11/e), Campbell, etc. with new papers including AI 2009, AIIMS 2009 and PGI 2009. A separate unit on Trauma and a separate chapter on Surgical Nutrition have also been added. Each chapter is reviewed by super-specialized faculty including AIIMS doctors to provide error-free text. Includes special notes by faculty teachers for frequently asked things, viz bileduct injury, uretheral injury, etc. Focus is on the topics which are considered important by AIIMS teachers, so as to ensure to solve new questions. Salient Features: Chapterwise arranged explanatory series of AlPGMEE, AIIMS and PGI. A complete format, i.e. Theory followed by questions of AIPGMEE, AIIMS, PGI with explanations; Review series consisting of questions from other PGMEE (1990 onwards) along with explanations of difficult questions after each unit. Over 600 tables and 300 mnemonics to make the subject easier. Informative index for easy search. Ensures that one will not need any additional book after reading this text for both professional and PGMEE examination. SECTION A: REVISION AT A GLANCE, 1. Basics of Bacteriology, 2. Basics of Virology, 3. Basics of Mycology, 4. Basics of Clinical Microbiology, 5. Culture and Sterilisation, SECTION B: UNIT I BACTERIOLOGY, 1. Staphylococci, 2. Streptococci, 3. Neisseria, 4. Clostridium, 5. Corynebacterium, 6. Actinomycetes and Bacillus, 7. Listeria Monocytogenes, 8. Mycobacteria, 9. Enterobacteriaceae, 10. Vibrio, 11. Pseudomonas and Yersinia, 12. Hemophilus, Bordetella and Brucella, 13. Campylobacter and Helicobacter, 14. Legionella, 15. Rickettsiaceae and Chlamydiae, 16. Spirochetes, 17. Mycoplasma, UNIT II VIROLOGY, 1. DNA Virus, 2. RNA Virus, 3. Slow Virus Diseases, 4. Hepatitis Viruses, 5. HIV and Other Retroviruses, UNIT III MYCOLOGY, 1. Dermatophytes, 2. Yeast and Yeast like Fungus, 3. Aspergillus and Mucormycosis, 4. Dimorphic Fungi, UNIT IV PARASITOLOGY, 1. Basics of Parasitology, 2. Protozoa, 3. Helminths, UNIT V IMMUNOLOGY, 1. Basics of Immune System, 2. Antigen and Antibody, 3. Hypersensitivity 464.

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The Short Textbook of Medical Microbiology (Including Parasitology), 10/E Edition

Part I – General Bacteriology; 1. Glossary of Microbiology; 2. History and Scope; 3. Morphology of Bacteria; 4. Nutritional Requirements of Bacteria; 5. Bacterial Metabolism; 6. Media for Bacterial Growth; 7. Classification and Identification of Bacteria; 8. Sterilization and Disinfection; 9. Infection10. Antimicrobial Therapy; Part II – Bacterial Genetics; 11. Bacterial Genetics; Part III Immunology; 12. Immunity; 13. Antigen; 14. AntibodiesImmunoglobulins; 15. Antigen and Antibody Reaction; 16. The Complement System; 17. Structure and Functions of Immune System; 18. The Immune Response; 19. Hypersensitivity; 20. Immunohematology; 21. Miscellaneous; Part IV – Systematic Bacteriology; 22. Staphylococcus; 23. Streptococcus; 24. Pneumococcus; 25. Neisseria; 26. Corynebacterium; 27. Mycobacteria; 28. Bacillus; 29. Clostridium; 30. Enterobacteriaceae; 31. Pseudomonas; 32. Vibrio; 33. Campylobacter; 34. Helicobacter Pyloridis; 35. Brucella; 36. Pasteurella, Yersinia and Francisella; 37. Hemophilus; 38. Bordetella; 39. Spirochaetes; 40. Miscellaneous Bacteria; 41. Rickettsiae; 42. Chlamydiae; 43. Newer Bacteria; 44. Microbiology of Oral Cavity; Part V Virology; 45. General Characteristics of Viruses; 46. Chemotherapy of Viral Diseases; 47. Classification of Viruses; 48. Oncogenic Viruses; 49. DNA Viruses; 50. RNA Viruses; 51. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS); 52. Avian Influenza (Bird Flu); 53. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS); 54. Miscellaneous Viruses; Part VI Mycology; 55. Mycology; Part VII Parasitology; 56. Introduction; 57. Protozoa; 58. Helminths; 59. Medical Entomology; Part VIII – Clinical Microbiology; 60. The Normal Flora; 61. Collection and Transport of Clinical Specimens; 62. Collection and Preliminary Processing of Specimens; 63. Diagnostic MicrobiologyAn Approach to Laboratory Diagnosis; 64. Rapid and Automation Methods in Diagnostic Microbiology; 65. Molecular Techniques in Microbiology; 66. Serological and Skin Tests; 67. Microbiology in the Service of Human being; 68. Community Microbiology; 69. Emerging and Re-emerging Microbial Diseases; 70. Nosocomial Infections; 71. Hospital and Laboratory Waste; 72. Diagnostic Virology; 73. Emergency Microbiology; 74. Bacteriology of Milk, Air and Water; Part IX – Appendices

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A Concise Manual of Pathogenic Microbiology 1st Edition

A quick, concise reference to pathogenic microorganisms and the diseases they cause, this book is divided into specific groups of pathogenic microorganisms including bacteria, protozoa, fungi, viruses, and prions. It lists important pathogenic taxa in each group, covering their natural habitats, the diseases they cause, microbiological highlights, laboratory diagnosis, and measures of prevention and control, including availability of vaccines and effective therapeutic agents. All healthcare professionals and public health workers will benefit from having this reliable source of information at their fingertips.

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Medical Microbiology: With STUDENTCONSULT online access (Greenwood,Medical Microbiology) 18th Edition

Medical microbiology concerns the nature, distribution and activities of microbes and how they impact on health and wellbeing, most particularly as agents of infection. Infections remain a major global cause of mortality and in most hospitals around one in ten of those admitted will suffer from an infection acquired during their stay. The evolution of microbes presents a massive challenge to modern medicine and public health. The constant changes in viruses such as influenza, HIV, tuberculosis, malaria and SARS demand vigilance and insight into the underlying process.

Building on the huge success of previous editions, Medical Microbiology 18/e will inform and inspire a new generation of readers. Now fully revised and updated, initial sections cover the basic biology of microbes, infection and immunity and are followed by a systematic review of infective agents, their associated diseases and their control. A final integrating section addresses the essential principles of diagnosis, treatment and management. An unrivalled collection of international contributors continues to ensure the relevance of the book worldwide and complementary access to the complete online version on Student Consult further enhances the learning experience.

Medical Microbiology is explicitly geared to clinical practice and is an ideal textbook for medical and biomedical students and specialist trainees. It will also prove invaluable to medical laboratory scientists and all other busy professionals who require a clear, current and most trusted guide to this fascinating field.

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Jawetz Melnick & Adelbergs Medical Microbiology 27 E (Lange) 27th Edition

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Understand the clinically important aspects of microbiology with this full-color review

Includes more than 20 case studies

A  Doody’s Core Title for 2019!

 

 

The twenty-seventh edition of Jawetz, Melnick & Adelberg’s Medical Microbiology delivers a concise, up-to-date overview of the roles microorganisms play in human health and illness. Linking fundamental principles with the diagnosis and treatment of microbial infections, this classic text has been updated throughout to reflect the tremendous expansion of medical knowledge afforded by molecular mechanisms, advances in our understanding of microbial pathogenesis, and the discovery of novel pathogens.

Along with brief descriptions of each organism, you will find vital perspectives on pathogenesis, diagnostic laboratory tests, clinical findings, treatment, and epidemiology. The book also includes an entire chapter of case studies that focuses on differential diagnosis and management of microbial infections.

Here’s why Jawetz, Melnick & Adelberg’s Medical Microbiology is essential for USMLE review:

  • 650+ USMLE-style review questions
  • 300+ informative tables and illustrations
  • 23 case studies to sharpen you differential diagnosis and management skills
  • An easy-to-access list of medically important microorganisms
  • Coverage that reflects the latest techniques in laboratory and diagnostic technologies
  • Full-color images and micrographs
  • Chapter-ending summaries
  • Chapter concept checks

Jawetz, Melnick & Adelberg’s Medical Microbiology introduces you to basic clinical microbiology through the fields of bacteriology, virology, mycology, and parasitology, giving you a thorough yet understandable review of the discipline.

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