Fundamentals Of Microbiology: Body Systems Edition by Jeffrey C. Pommerville

By Jeffrey C. Pommerville

The Bestselling Microbiology textual content for health and wellbeing technology and Nursing Majors simply acquired greater! perfect for future health technology and nursing scholars, basics of Microbiology: physique structures version, 3rd variation keeps the enticing, student-friendly kind and energetic studying technique for which award-winning writer and educator Jeffrey Pommerville is understood. hugely appropriate for non-science majors, the absolutely revised and up-to-date 3rd variation of this bestselling textual content comprises new pedagogical parts and a longtime studying layout layout that improves comprehension and retention and makes studying extra stress-free. in contrast to different texts within the box, basics of Microbiology: physique structures version takes an international standpoint on microbiology and infectious illness, and helps scholars in self-evaluation and idea absorption. in addition, it contains real-life examples to assist scholars comprehend the importance of an idea and its program in today’s international, even if to their local people or past. New details pertinent to nursing and well-being sciences has been additional, whereas many figures and tables were up-to-date, revised, and/or reorganized for readability. entire but available, basics of Microbiology: physique structures version, 3rd variation is a vital textual content for non-science majors in health and wellbeing technological know-how and nursing courses taking an introductory microbiology direction. each one new print reproduction contains Navigate 2 virtue entry that unlocks a finished and interactive publication, pupil perform actions and tests, an entire suite of teacher assets, and studying analytics reporting instruments.

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HIV’s Family Tree ■ Long-Term Non-Progressors ■ Freeloaders? ■ Evolution of a Sexually Transmitted Parasite Tools ■ The Relationship Between Mass Number and Molecular Weight ■ Naming Names ■ Dichotomous Key Flow Chart ■ Rapid Identification of Enteric Bacteria ■ Calculating Resolving Power ■ The Polymerase Chain Reaction ■ Discovering Emerging Pathogens ■ Microarrays ■ Decontamination of Anthrax-Contaminated Mail and Office Buildings ■ Enhancing Vaccine Effectiveness ■ The Hemagglutination-Inhibition Test Being Skeptical ■ Germination of 25 Million-Year-Old Endospores?

ISBN 978-1-284-05709-6 I. Title. II. Title: Body systems. [DNLM: 1. Microbiology. 2. Bacterial Infections. 3. Mycoses. 4. Virus Diseases. 1 The Discovery of Microbes Leads to Questioning Their Origins Microscopy—Discovery of the Very Small Do Animalcules Arise Spontaneously? 4 With the Discovery of Other Microbes, the Microbial World Expands Other Global Pioneers Contribute to the New Discipline of Microbiology The Microbial World Can Be Catalogued into Five Major Groups Courtesy of Dr. 1 Immunity to Disease Can Be Generated Naturally or Artificially Adaptive Immunity Can Result by Actively Producing Antibodies to an Antigen Whole Agent Vaccines Contain Weakened or Inactivated Antigens Newer Vaccines Contain Only Subunits or Fragments of Antigens Some Vaccines Are Specifically Recommended for Adults Adaptive Immunity Also Can Result by Passively Receiving Antibodies to an Antigen Herd Immunity Results from Effective Vaccination Programs Do Vaccines Have Dangerous Side Effects?

We Never Want This to Happen Again” ■ The Gut’s Microbial Source ■ What’s Worse—the Disease or Medical Intervention? ” ■ Evolution of an Infectious Disease ■ Shattered Chromosomes ■ A Bacterial Imposter ■ Antibiotics and Life in a Microbial Community ■ A Web of Life? ■ Hypothesis: Giant Viruses Arose from Cellular Life ■ Avoiding the “Black Hole” of the Phagocyte ■ But It Doesn’t Itch! ■ Why Are There Different Blood Types in the Human Population? ■ HIV’s Family Tree ■ Long-Term Non-Progressors ■ Freeloaders?

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