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Introduction to Microbiology : A Case-History Study Approach (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac (R)) By John Ingraham

Introduction to Microbiology : A Case-History Study Approach (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac (R)) by John Ingraham

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This is a case study approach to microbiology, with many of the case studies taken from Catherine Ingraham's experience as a physician, bringing an element of human interest to the studies. The authors also highlight reemerging diseases, such as tuberculoses and smallpox.

Introduction to Microbiology : A Case-History Study Approach (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac (R)) Summary

Introduction to Microbiology : A Case-History Study Approach (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac (R)): A case-history study approach (with cd-rom and infotrac) by John Ingraham

Would you like to bring guest lectures like researchers, physicians, or fellow instructors into you microbiology course? With this third edition of INTRODUCTION TO MICROBIOLOGY you get the perspective of all of those three professionals. John Ingraham, a professor of microbiology at University of California at Davis, and Catherine Ingraham, his daughter and a practicing physician, utilize their experience within a case history approach complemented by a great technology package. Each chapter in INTRODUCTION TO MICROBIOLOGY now consistently begins with a case history, which John Ingraham has found very motivational to students who are new to the study of basic science. Because Catherine Ingraham studied to become a physician by interviewing patients, determining causes and implementing solutions, she knows mastry comes from high interest human stories rather than clinical presentations. Many of the case histories found in this book are taken from Catherine's experience as a physician. This combination of experiences and talent brings a case-based quality to every lecture and homework session. This unique author team also provides up-to-the-minute currency. Coverage of new microbial "events" such as biological warfare, studied by John and its effects prepared for in Catherine's office, keeps students interested. The authors also highlight reemerging diseases, such as tuberculoses and smallpox. As with previous editions, this book takes a "body systems" organization. Students are exposed to the unknown, the world of the microbes, through the known, and the different parts of their own bodies. And, because art is so important, there is again a multimedia manager with this title, but with more exciting capabilities than ever before. Instructors receive powerful PowerPoint slides for all the illustrations, tables and figures from the text, plus several animations are at your fingertips.

Table of Contents

1. The Science of Microbiology. 2. Basic Chemistry. 3. The Methods of Microbiology. 4. Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells: Structure and Function. 5. Metabolism of Microorganisms. 6. The Genetics of Microorganisms. 7. Recombinant DNA Technology and Genomics. 8. The Growth of Microorganisms. 9. Controlling Microorganisms. 10. Classification. 11: The Prokaryotes. 12. Eukaryotic Microorganisms, Helminths, and Arthropod Vectors. 13. The Viruses. 14. Microorganisms and Human Health. 15. Microorganisms and Human Disease. 16. The Immune System: Innate Immunity. 17. The Immune System: Adaptive Immunity. 18. Immunological Disorders. 19. Diagnostic Immunology. 20. Preventing Disease. 21. Pharmacology. 22. Infections of the Respiratory System. 23. Infections of the Digestive System. 24. Infections of the Genitourinary System. 25. Infections of the Nervous System. 26. Infections of the Body's Surfaces. 27. Systemic Infections. 28. Microorganisms and the Environment. 29. Microbial Biotechnology.

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Introduction to Microbiology : A Case-History Study Approach (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac (R)): A case-history study approach (with cd-rom and infotrac) by John Ingraham
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Hardback
Cengage Learning, Inc
2003-04-14
816
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