Alcamo's fundamentals of microbiology / Jeffrey C. Pommerville.

Other titles
  • Fundamentals of microbiology
  • Fundamentals of microbiology.
Edition
  • 9th ed.
Published
  • Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers ©2011
Physical description
xxx, 805, [74] pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
ISBN
  • 9780763762582
  • 076376258X
Notes
  • Includes index.
  • Includes bibliographical references and 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 systems -- 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 -- Immune disorders and AIDS -- Antimicrobial drugs.
Other names
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • The ninth edition of award-winning author Jeffrey Pommerville's classic text provides nursing and allied health students with a firm foundation in microbiology, with an emphasis on human disease. An educator himself, Dr. Pommerville incorporates accessible, engaging pedagogical elements and student-friendly ancillaries to help students maximize their understanding and retention of key concepts. Ideal for the non-major, the ninth edition includes numerous updates and additions, including the latest disease data and statistics, new material on emerging disease outbreaks, an expanded use of concept maps, and may other pedagogical features. With an inviting "Learning Design" format and Study Smart notes to students, Alcamo's Fundamentals of Microbiology, Ninth Edition ensures student success as they delve into the exciting world of microbiology.

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Location of copy Shelfmark Online location Holdings Notes
Glasgow Caledonian University: Open Shelves - Level 3 616.9041 POM
University of Huddersfield Library: University of Huddersfield Library Floor 5 Loan 579 POM
Keele University: Campus Library QR41.2 .P6
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine: Books J
Oxford Brookes University: Headington Library, Standard Loan 579 ALC
Oxford Brookes University: Headington Library, Standard Loan 579 ALC
Oxford Brookes University: Headington Library, Standard Loan 579 ALC
Oxford Brookes University: Headington Library, Standard Loan 579 ALC
Oxford Brookes University: Headington Library, Standard Loan 579 ALC
University of Strathclyde Library: Standard Loan MLD D 576 ALC

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