Thoroughly revised and updated, the Second Edition presents diseases, complete with new content on recent discoveries, in a manner that is directly applicable to students and organized by body system. A captivating art program includes more than 150 newly added and revised figures and tables, while new feature boxes, Textbook Cases, serve to better illuminate key concepts.
Pommerville's acclaimed "learning design" format enlightens and engages students right from the start, and new chapter conclusions round out each chapter, leaving readers with a clear understanding of key concepts Table of Contents Part 1 Foundations of Microbiology Chapter 1 Microbiology: Then and Now Chapter 2 The Chemical Building Blocks of Life Chapter 3 Concepts and Tools for Studying Microorganisms Chapter 4 Cell Structure and Function in the Bacteria and Archaea Chapter 5 Microbial Growth and Nutrition Chapter 6 Metabolism of Microorganisms Chapter 7 Control of Microorganisms: Physical and Chemical Methods Part 2 The Genetics of Microorganisms Chapter 8 Microbial Genetics Chapter 9 Gene Transfer, Genetic Engineering, and Genomics Part 3 A Survey of the Microbial World Chapter 10 Microbial Systematics and the Domains Bacteria and Archaea Chapter 11 Eukaryotic Microorganisms: The Protists, Fungi, and Helminths Chapter 12 The Viruses and the Virus-Like Agents Part 4 Interactions and Impact of Microorganisms with Humans Chapter 13 Infection and Disease Chapter 14 Resistance and the Immune System: Innate Immunity Chapter 15 Resistance and the Immune System: Acquired Immunity Chapter 16 Immunity and Serology Chapter 17 Immune Disorders and AIDS Chapter 18 Antimicrobial Drugs Part 5 Infectious Diseases of Humans Chapter 19 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Skin and Eyes Chapter 20 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Respiratory System Chapter 21 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Digestive System Chapter 22 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Nervous System Chapter 23 Cardiovascular, Lymphatic, and Systemic Infectious Diseases Chapter 24 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Urinary and Reproductive Systems Part 6 Environmental and Applied Microbiology Chapter 25 Microbiology of Foods Chapter 26 Environmental Microbiology Chapter 27 Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology
Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc
Number of pages: 884
Dimensions: 216 x 275 x 19 mm
Edition: ISE ed