Talaro, Kathleen Park

Foundations in microbiology : basic principles / Kathleen Park Talaro, Barry Chess. - 8th ed., International student ed. - New York, N.Y. : McGraw-Hill, c2012. - xxxi, 538, [54] p. : ill., charts.

The main themes of microbiology -- The chemistry of biology -- Tools of the laboratory: methods of studying microorganisms -- A survey of prokaryotic cells and microorganisms -- A survey of eukaryotic cells and microorganisms -- An introduction to viruses -- Microbial nutrition, ecology, and growth -- An introduction to microbial metabolism: the chemical crossroads of life -- Microbial genetics -- Genetic engineering: a revolution in molecular biology -- Physical and chemical agents for microbial control -- Drugs, microbes, host - the elements of chemotherapy -- Microbe-human interactions: infection and disease -- An introduction to host defenses and innate immunities -- Adaptive, specific immunity and immunization -- Disorders in immunity -- Procedures for identifying pathogens and diagnosing infections.

Y54 M10 BKE

9780071316729 (pbk.)

Medical microbiology

579 / T137F 2012