Cowan, Marjorie Kelly

Microbiology : a systems approach / Marjorie Kelly Cowan. - Fourth edition - xxxii, 801 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.

Includes index.

Includes appendix, glossary

1 The Main Themes of Microbiology -- 2 The Chemistry of Biology -- 3 Tools of the Laboratory: Methods for the Culturing of Microscopic Analysis of Microorganisms -- 4 Prokaryotic Profiles: The Bacteria and Archaea -- 5 Eukaryotic Cells and Microorganisms -- 6 An Introduction to the Viruses -- 7 Microbial Nutrition, Ecology, and Growth -- 8 Microbial Metabolism: The Chemical Crossroads of Life -- 9 Microbial Genetics -- 10 Genetic Engineering and Recombinant DNA -- 11 Physical and Chemical Control of Microbes -- 12 Drugs, Microbes, Host-The Elements of Chemotherapy -- 13 Microbe-Human Interactions: Infection and Disease -- 14 Host Defenses I: Overview and Nonspecific Defenses -- 15 Host Defenses II: Specific Immunity and Immunization -- 16 Disorders in Immunity -- 17 Diagnosing Infections -- 18 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Skin and Eyes -- 19 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Nervous System -- 20 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems -- 21 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Respiratory System -- 22 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Gastrointestinal Tract -- 23 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Genitourinary System -- 24 Microbes and the Environment -- 25 Applied Microbiology and Food and Water Safety.

Microbiology: A Systems Approach is a microbiology text for non-science/allied health majors with a body systems approach to the disease chapters. Its unique organization in the disease chapters presents students with information in the way they would encounter it in a clinical setting, instead of separating disease information by taxonomy.

9780073402437 0073402435

2013039844


Microbiology.--Textbooks.
Microbiología

QR41.2 / .C69 2015

579 / C8743m 2015