BASIC MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY

Basic Medical Microbiology

PATRICK R. MURRAY 2018 What is the bigger challenge—for a student or the instructor to understand what is important in medical microbiology? Many years ago when I took my first graduate course in medical microbiology, I read thousands of pages of text, listened to 5 hours of lectures a week, and performed lab exercises 6 hours a week for 1 year.

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Bailey & Scott’s Diagnostic Microbiology

Bailey and Scotts Diagnostic Microbiology

Patricia M. Tille 2017 This, the fourteenth edition of Bailey and Scott’s Diagnostic Microbiology, is the second edition that I have had the great pleasure to edit and author with some amazing colleagues. The dynamics of infectious disease trends, along with the technical developments available for diagnosing, treating, and controlling these diseases, continues to present major challenges in the laboratory and […]

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Medical Microbiology

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Fritz H. Kayser Kurt A. Bienz Johannes Eckert Rolf M. Zinkernagel 2005 Medical Microbiology comprises and integrates the fields of immunology, bacteriology, virology, mycology, and parasitology, each of which has seen considerable independent development in the past few decades. The common bond between them is the focus on the causes of infectious diseases and on the reactions of the […]

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Malassezia and the Skin

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Teun Boekhout • Eveline Guého-Kellermann Peter Mayser • Aristea Velegraki (Eds) 2010 Science and Clinical Practice It has been known for many years that the Malassezia yeasts are associated with a number of different human diseases ranging from pityriasis versicolor to seborrhoeic dermatitis. However the evolving history of their taxonomy and pathogenicity, and the management of the diseases […]

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Water and Health

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Prati Pal Singh • Vinod Sharma Editors 2014 Water has a tremendous bearing on health, development and quality of human life. Water provides a range of ecosystem services. These services provided by water are thus fundamental constituents of the economy. With each passing day, however, water availability is shrinking and water quality is deteriorating, acquiring challenging proportions.

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Human Fungal Pathogens

Human Fungal Pathogens

Edited by K. Esser 2014 The Mycota A Comprehensive Treatise on Fungi as Experimental Systems for Basic and Applied Research XII Volume Books are old-fashioned. Books are never up-to-date, expensive and impractical. And books don’t pay off for those who spend time and effort writing them. All these thoughts are among the first reactions evoked when contacting […]

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Confronting Emerging Zoonoses

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Akio Yamada • Laura H. Kahn • Bruce Kaplan Thomas P. Monath • Jack Woodall • Lisa Conti Editors 2014 The One Health Paradigm According to the United Nations, the global population is estimated to reach 8.1 billion in 2025 and increase to 9.6 billion in 2050. In developing countries, the population is projected to increase to […]

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