Cases in Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

  • Publish Date: 1997-01-14
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Peter H. Gilligan;Daniel S. Shapiro;M. Lynn Smiley

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The goal of this text remains the same as that of the first edition - to challenge students to develop a working knowledge of the variety of microorganisms that cause infections in humans. Cases are presented as unknowns and are accompanied by questions to test students' knowledge in four broad areas: 1) the organism's characteristics and laboratory diagnosis; 2)pathogenesis and clinical characteristics; 3) epidemiology; and 4) prevention, drug treatment and resistance. The book is organized by organ system rather than by organism - preparing

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