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Author Ryan, Kenneth Author
Title Sherris Medical Microbiology, Fifth Edition [electronic resource]
Publication Info. New York : McGraw-Hill Medical Publishing Division Jan. 2010 Blacklick : McGraw-Hill Companies, The [Distributor]
Edition 5th ed.
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Description 1040 p. ill 11.300 x 08.800 in.
Series Access Medicine
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Summary Annotation <p><b>No other text clarifies the link between microbiology and human disease states like<i>Sherris Medical Microbiology</i></b></p><p><b>A Doody's Core Title for 2011!</b></p><p><b>4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW!</b><br />"This will continue to be a popular textbook, primarily due to the well-designed figures and pictures in all chapters. It is one of the better textbooks I have seen for teaching the basics of medical microbiology."--<i>Doody's Review Service</i></p><p>For more than a quarter-of-a-century<i>Sherris</i>has been unmatched in its ability to help you understand the nature of microorganisms and their role in the maintenance of health or causation of disease. Through a dynamic, engaging approach, this classic text gives you a solid grasp of the significance of etiologic agents, the pathogenic processes, epidemiology, and the basis of therapy for infectious diseases.</p><p>The fifth edition has been completely revised to reflect this rapidly-moving field’s latest developments and includes a host of learning aids including clinical cases, USMLE-type questions, marginal notes, and extensive new full-color art.</p><p>Features<br /></p><ul><li>66 chapters that simply and clearly describe the strains of viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites that can bring about infectious diseases</li><li>Core sections on viral, bacterial, fungal, and parasitic diseases open with new chapters detailing basic biology, pathogenesis, and antimicrobial agents and feature a consistent presentation covering Organism (structure, replication, genetics, etc.), Disease (epidemiology, pathogenesis, immunity), and Clinical Aspects (manifestations, diagnosis, treatment, prevention)</li><li>Explanations of host-parasite relationship, dynamics of infection, and host response</li><li>USMLE-style questions and a clinical case conclude each chapter on the major viral, bacterial, fungal, and parasitic diseases</li><li>All tables, photographs, and illustrations are now in full color</li><li>Clinical Capsules cover the essence of the disease(s) caused by major pathogens</li><li>Marginal Notes highlight key points within a paragraph to facilitate review</li></ul>
Audience Scholarly & Professional McGraw-Hill Medical Publishing Division
Local Subject Medical Microbiology
Communicable Diseases
Medical -- Microbiology
Medical -- Infectious Diseases
Added Author George, C. Ray Author
Ahmad, Nafees Author
Peterson, Eskild Author
Plorde, James J. Author
Drew, W. Lawrence Author
Ray, C. George Author
Ryan, Kenneth J. Author
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ISBN 9780071604024
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