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Read more. Reviews & endorsements. " a book that can be highly recommended as a basic text by virtue of its compact format, very reasonable price and. This revised, up-dated and expanded edition of Professor Schlegel's well- established textbook provides an excellent introduction to microbiology for a wide . " a book that can be highly recommended as a basic text by virtue of its compact format, very reasonable price and authoritative coverage of a wide area.
The evolution of microbes presents a massive challenge to modern medicine and public health. The constant changes in viruses such as influenza, HIV, tuberculosis, malaria and SARS demand vigilance and insight into the underlying process. Now fully revised and updated, initial sections cover the basic biology of microbes, infection and immunity and are followed by a systematic review of infective agents, their associated diseases and their control.
A final integrating section addresses the essential principles of diagnosis, treatment and management. An unrivalled collection of international contributors continues to ensure the relevance of the book worldwide and complementary access to the complete online version on Student Consult further enhances the learning experience.
Medical Microbiology is explicitly geared to clinical practice and is an ideal textbook for medical and biomedical students and specialist trainees. It will also prove invaluable to medical laboratory scientists and all other busy professionals who require a clear, current and most trusted guide to this fascinating field. Read more… District Laboratory Practice in Tropical Countries, Part 1, 2nd Edition Author: Monica Cheesbrough Changes in the organization of health services in developing countries have led to district levels assuming more responsibility for the planning, delivery and quality of community health care.
This fully up-dated new edition has been produced to help those working in the district laboratory, and those responsible for the organization and management of community laboratory services and the training of district laboratory personnel.
Replacing the previous publication Medical Laboratory Manual for Tropical Countries, this book provides an up-to-date practical bench manual, taking a modern approach to the provision of a quality medical laboratory service.
Information on the epidemiology and laboratory investigation of other pathogens has also been brought up to date. Several new, rapid, simple to perform immunochromatographic tests to assist in the diagnosis of infectious diseases are described, including those for brucellosis, cholera, dengue, leptospirosis, syphilis and hepatitis.
Recently developed lgM antibody tests to investigate typhoid fever are also described.
The new classification of salmonellae has been introduced. Details of manufacturers and suppliers now include website information and e-mail addresses. The haematology and blood transfusion chapters have been updated, including a review of haemoglobin measurement methods in consideration of the high prevalence of anaemia in developing countries.
The tenth edition continues the tradition of providing the most comprehensive available reference on microorganisms and related infectious diseases. A comprehensive reference to microorganisms and the resulting infectious diseases currently available. Feeling guilty for asking your students to shell out hundreds of dollars to get a decent reference to supplement your course?
Well so was I! I am Dr. Timothy Paustian by the way. I have taught microbiology for over 25 years and in that time I have seen textbook prices skyrocket at rates much higher than the rate of inflation. Well, I got tired of this and decided to write one myself.
With the help of Gary Roberts, we created Through the Microscope, a brand new textbook written on and for the web. It contains 30 chapters covering general microbiology, biochemistry, genetics, microbial diversity, pathogenesis and disease, and more. This is not just a hard-cover textbook that has been moved over to a web site. This was designed from the ground up to live on the web and take advantage of all the multimedia and interactive possibilities a web site can create.
Want some examples?
Click on any link in the bullet list below. A quick check quiz to test your comprehension of the material you just read scroll down to the bottom of the page. A search function allowing you to find any topic that the book might cover.
Try searching for ATP or your favorite microbe. Note that this will only show you results from Chapters 1, 2 and 15 which are open to the public. A popup glossary. When reading a page, words that are defined in the glossary appear with a green highlighted background. If you mouse over those words, a definition pops up.
Try it out in the history section on Robert Koch.