Engelkirk, Paul G.

Burton's microbiology for the health sciences / Microbiology for the health sciences Paul G. Engelkirk, Janet Duben-Engelkirk. - 9th ed. - Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2011. - x, 433 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Microbiology : the science -- Viewing the microbial world -- Cell structure and taxonomy -- Microbial diversity -- Microbial diversity -- Biochemistry : the chemistry of life -- Microbial physiology and genetics -- Controlling microbial growth in vitro -- Controlling microbial growth in vivo using antimicrobial agents -- Microbial ecology and microbial biotechnology -- Epidemiology and public health -- Healthcare epidemiology -- Diagnosing infectious diseases -- Pathogenesis of infectious diseases -- Nonspecific host defense mechanisms -- Specific host defense mechanisms : an introduction to immunology -- Overview of infectious diseases -- Viral infections -- Bacterial infections -- Fungal infections -- Parasitic infections.

9781605476735 1605476730 9781609133214 (International ed.) 1609133218 (International ed.)

2009036495

101514351 DNLM


Microbiology.
Medical microbiology.
Allied health personnel.
Microbiological Processes.
Communicable Diseases--microbiology.

QR41.2 .B88 2011

616.9/041

QW 4 / E575b 2011