Fundamentals of microbiology / I. Edward Alcamo.

  • 6th ed.
  • Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett [2001], ©2001
Physical description
1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
  • 0763710679
  • Includes index.
  • Includes index.
  • Part 1, Foundations of microbiology. The development of microbiology -- Principles of chemistry -- Basic concepts of microbiology -- Part 2, The bacteria. Bacterial structure and growth -- Bacteria metabolism -- Bacterial genetics -- Part 3, Bacterial diseases of humans. Airborne bacterial deseases -- Foodborne and waterborne bacterial diseases -- Soilborne and arthropodborne bacterial diseases -- Sexually transmitted, contact, and miscellaneous bacterial diseases -- Part 4, Other microorganisms. The viruses -- Pneumotropic and dermotropic viral diseases -- Viscerotropic and neurotropic viral diseases -- The fungi -- The protozoa -- The multicellular parasites -- Part 5, Disease and resistance. Infection and disease -- Resistance and the immune system -- Immunity and serology -- Immune disorders -- Part 6, Control of microorganisms. Physical control of microorganisms -- Chemical control of microorganisms -- Chemotherapeutic agents and antibiotics -- part 7, Microbiology and public health. Microbiology of foods -- Environmental microbiology -- Industrial microbiology and biotechnology.
  • Illustrated
  • text
  • English


  • New edition of an introductory microbiology text with an emphasis on the biology of human disease. Alcamo (microbiology, State U. of New York) presents 18 chapters that discuss the foundations of microbiology, the bacteria, bacterial diseases of humans, other microorganisms, disease and resistance, control of microorganisms, and microbiology and pu

Summary holdings does not include live availability details. Select a library name for the full Holdings display.

Location of copy Shelfmark Online location Holdings Notes
Aston University Library: 2nd floor 579 ALC
Aston University Library: 2nd floor 579 ALC
Aston University Library: 2nd floor 579 ALC
Aston University Library: 2nd floor 579 ALC
British Library: Lending Collection m03/29046
University of Dundee: Ninewells Medical Library 576 ALC
King's College London Library: Franklin-Wilkins Information Services Centre QR41.2 ALC Four week
University of South Wales: Glyntaff Library: Main Shelves, Week Loan 579 ALC
Wellcome Library: Closed stores mons. M25529
University of Westminster: Cavendish Library, Books 579