Medical Microbiology, 8th Edition

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Edited by Murray, Rosenthal and Pfaller

Published by Elsevier

About the Book

This Medical Microbiology, 8th Edition is edited by Murray, Rosenthal and Pfaller. This Eight Edition textbook of Medical Microbiology is written for a thorough, clinically relevant understanding of microbes and their diseases. This succinct, easy-to-use text presents the fundamentals of microbiology and immunology in a clearly written, engaging manner-effectively preparing you for your courses, exams, and beyond.


– Coverage of basic principles, immunology, laboratory diagnosis, bacteriology, virology, mycology, and parasitology help you master the essentials.
– Review questions at the end of each chapter correlate basic science with clinical practice to help you understand the clinical relevance of the organisms examined.
– Clinical cases illustrate the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of infectious diseases, reinforcing a clinical approach to learning.
– Full-color clinical photographs, images, and illustrations help you visualize the clinical presentations of infections.
– Summary tables and text boxes emphasizing essential concepts and learning issues optimize exam review.
– Additional images, 200 self-assessment questions, NEW animations, and more.
– Student Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience includes access on a variety of devices to the complete text, videos, images, and references from the book.
– Thoroughly updated chapters include the latest information on the human microbiome and probiotics/prebiotics; including a new chapter on Human Microbiome In Health and Disease
– NEW chapter summaries introduce each microbe chapter, including trigger words and links to the relevant chapter text (on e-book version on Student Consult), providing a concise introduction or convenient review for each topic.

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What You will Learn

The Topics Covered in this Textbook are

SECTION 1: Introduction

1 Introduction to Medical Microbiology
2 Human Microbiome in Health and Disease
3 Sterilization, Disinfection, and Antisepsis

SECTION 2: General Principles of Laboratory Diagnosis

4 Microscopy and In Vitro Culture
5 Molecular Diagnosis
6 Serologic Diagnosis

SECTION 3: Basic Concepts in the Immune Response

7 Elements of Host Protective Responses
8 Innate Host Responses
9 Antigen-Specific Immune Responses
10 Immune Responses to Infectious Agents
11 Antimicrobial Vaccines

SECTION 4: Bacteriology

12 Bacterial Classification, Structure, and Replication
13 Bacterial Metabolism and Genetics
14 Mechanisms of Bacterial Pathogenesis
15 Role of Bacteria in Disease
16 Laboratory Diagnosis of Bacterial Diseases
17 Antibacterial Agents
18 Staphylococcus and Related Gram-Positive Cocci
19 Streptococcus and Enterococcus
20 Bacillus
21 Listeria and Related Gram-Positive Bacteria
22 Mycobacterium and Related Acid-Fast Bacteria
23 Neisseria and Related Genera
24 Haemophilus and Related Bacteria
25 Enterobacteriaceae
26 Vibrio and Related Bacteria
27 Pseudomonas and Related Bacteria
28 Campylobacter and Helicobacter
29 Miscellaneous Gram-Negative Rods
30 Clostridium
31 Non–Spore-Forming Anaerobic Bacteria
32 Treponema, Borrelia, and Leptospira
33 Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma
34 Rickettsia, Ehrlichia, and Related Bacteria
35 Chlamydia and Chlamydophila

SECTION 5: Virology

36 Viral Classification, Structure, and Replication
37 Mechanisms of Viral Pathogenesis
38 Role of Viruses in Disease
39 Laboratory Diagnosis of Viral Diseases
40 Antiviral Agents and Infection Control
41 Papillomaviruses and Polyomaviruses
42 Adenoviruses
43 Human Herpesviruses
44 Poxviruses
45 Parvoviruses
46 Picornaviruses
47 Coronaviruses and Noroviruses
48 Paramyxoviruses
49 Orthomyxoviruses
50 Rhabdoviruses, Filoviruses, and Bornaviruses
51 Reoviruses
52 Togaviruses and Flaviviruses
53 Bunyaviridae and Arenaviridae
54 Retroviruses
55 Hepatitis Viruses
56 Prion Diseases

SECTION 6: Mycology

57 Fungal Classification, Structure, and Replication
58 Pathogenesis of Fungal Disease
59 Role of Fungi in Disease
60 Laboratory Diagnosis of Fungal Disease
61 Antifungal Agents
62 Superficial and Cutaneous Mycoses
63 Subcutaneous Mycoses
64 Systemic Mycoses Caused by Dimorphic Fungi
65 Opportunistic Mycoses
66 Fungal and Fungal-Like Infections of Unusual or Uncertain Etiology
67 Mycotoxins and Mycotoxicoses

SECTION 7: Parasitology

68 Parasitic Classification, Structure, and Replication
69 Pathogenesis of Parasitic Diseases
70 Role of Parasites in Disease
71 Laboratory Diagnosis of Parasitic Disease
72 Antiparasitic Agents
73 Intestinal and Urogenital Protozoa
74 Blood and Tissue Protozoa
75 Nematodes
76 Trematodes
77 Cestodes
78 Arthropods

For Whom is this Book For

This Medical Microbiology, 8th Edition is perfect for Microbiologists, Residents and Practicing Physicians. It is the must have reference for practitioners and residents! It acts as Reference Material for those students those who are pursuing their Graduation in Microbiology. It includes topics pretty useful for Other Health Care Professionals including Clinical Pharmacists, Nurses and Professors.


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