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Fundamentals of microbiology / Jeffrey C. Pommerville.

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Author/Creator:
Pommerville, Jeffrey C.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2014
Imprint:
10th ed. - Burlington, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, c2014.
Format:
  • Book
  • xxxi, 845, [65] p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 29 cm.
Note:
Rev. ed. of: Alcamo's fundamentals of microbiology / Jeffrey C. Pommerville. c2011. Includes index.
Contents:
  • Microbiology then and now
  • The chemical building blocks of life
  • Concepts and tools for studying microorganisms
  • Cell structure and function in the bacteria and archaea
  • Microbial growth and nutrition
  • Metabolism of microorganisms
  • Control of microorganisms: physical and chemical methods
  • Microbial genetics
  • Gene transfer, genetic engineering, and genomics
  • Airborne bacterial diseases
  • Foodborne and waterborne bacterial diseases
  • Soilborne and arthropodborne bacterial diseases
  • Sexually transmitted and contact transmitted bacterial diseases
  • The viruses and virus-like agents
  • Viral infections of the respiratory tract and skin
  • Viral infections of the blood, lymphatic, gastrointestinal, and nervous system
  • Eukaryotic microorganisms : the fungi
  • Eukaryotic microorganisms : the parasites
  • Infection and disease
  • Resistance and the immune system : innate immunity
  • Resistance and the immune system : acquired immunity
  • Immunity and serology
  • Antimicrobial drugs.
Related Work:
Pommerville, Jeffrey C. Alcamo's fundamentals of microbiology.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781449647964
1449647960
9781449688615
1449688616

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