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Main Title Burton's microbiology for the health sciences /
Author Engelkirk, Paul G.,
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Duben-Engelkirk, Janet L.,
Publisher Wolters Kluwer Health,
Year Published 2015
OCLC Number 862794125
ISBN 9781451186321; 1451186320
Subjects Microbiology. ; Medical microbiology. ; Allied health personnel. ; Microbiological Phenomena. ; Communicable Diseases--microbiology.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  QR41.2.B88 2015 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 01/27/2020
Edition Tenth edition.
Collation xiii, 482 pages : colour illustrations, portrait ; 28 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Microbiology : the science -- Viewing the microbial world -- Cell structure and taxonomy -- Microbial diversity: acellular and prokaryotic microbes -- Microbial diversity: Eukaryotic microbes -- The biochemical basis of life -- Microbial physiology and genetics -- Controlling microbial growth in vitro -- Inhibiting the growth of pathogens in vivo using antimicrobial agents -- Microbial ecology and microbial biotechnology -- Epidemiology and public health -- Healthcare epidemiology -- Diagnosing infectious diseases -- Pathogenesis of infectious diseases -- Nonspecific host defense mechanisms -- Specific host defense mechanisms : an introduction to immunology -- Overview of infectious diseases -- Viral infections of humans -- Bacterial infections of humans -- Fungal infections of humans -- Parasitic infections of humans. Featuring a clear and friendly writing style that emphasizes the relevance of microbiology to a career in the health professions, this 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. This edition provides a wide range of online teaching and learning resources to save you time and help your students succeed.