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High-Yield Microbiology
Microbiology and Infectious Deseases
Second Edition
by Louise B. Hawley

This new edition extracts the most important information on microbiology and infectious diseases and presents it in a concise, uncluttered fashion to prepare for the USMLE. The book also serves as an excellent course review, with illustrations and hundreds of review questions.

This edition features 70 new images.

Contents

Introduction

  1. From prions to parasites

Bacteris

  1. Bacterial structure
  2. Bacterial metabolism and growth
  3. Bacterial pathogenicity
  4. Bacterial genetics
  5. Antibiotics and drug resistance
  6. Identification of major bacterial groups
  7. Gram-positive cocci
  8. Gram-positive bacilli
  9. Mycoplasmas
  10. Gram-negative cocci
  11. Gram-negative aerobic bacilli
  12. Gram-negative microaerophilic curved bacteria
  13. Gram-negative facultative anaerobic bacilli: family enterobacteriaceae
  14. Gram-negative facultative anaerobic bacilli: non-enterobacteriaceau
  15. Spirochetes
  16. Rickettsiaceae and relatives
  17. Chlamydiae

Viruses

  1. Viral basics
  2. DNA viruses
  3. Positive (+) RNA viruses
  4. Negative (-) single-stranded RNA viruses
  5. Double-stranded RNA viruses: family reoviridae
  6. Viral genetics

Fungi

  1. Fungal basics
  2. Fungi that cause skin and subcutaneous infections
  3. Systemic fungal pathogens
  4. Opportunistic fungi

Parasites

  1. Parasite basics
  2. Protozoan parasites
  3. Trematodes
  4. Cestodes
  5. Nematodes

Infectious Diseases

  1. Eye and ear infections
  2. Respiratory tract infections
  3. Nervous system infections
  4. Gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary disease
  5. Cardiovascular infections, septicemias, and blood cell changes in infection
  6. Bone or joint infections
  7. Genitourinary tract infections
  8. Cancers associated with infections
  9. Skin and subcutaneous infections and rashes

Comparative Microbiology

  1. High-yield microbial clues and comparisons

High-Yield Case Setups

  1. High-yield case setups

Index

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High-Yield Microbiology
Microbiology and Infectious Deseases
Second Edition
by Louise B. Hawley

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