Medical Microbiology by Kayser, Bienz, Eckert and Zinkernagel
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While medical and hygienic developments have driven down the mortality rates of infectious diseases, pathogenic microorganisms are still a major factor in everyday clinical practice. They are still the most frequent cause of death in third world countries. New and incurable infectious diseases are a worldwide problem. It is, therefore, necessary for modern medicine to double its efforts to understand the relationship between microorganisms and humans and continue to lead the search for new therapies.
This book is structured in a comprehensible format. The numerous color illustrations and microscopic images render complex themes readily accessible. Summaries at the beginning of every chapter, a color-coded reference guide, and detailed diagnostic tables make this an excellent sourcebook for rapid learning and quick reference. A list of important internet addresses in the appendix will also help readers keep abreast of cutting-edge research.
This book is both a textbook for students of medicine and dentistry and a useful companion for medical technicians and laboratory assistants. It will also serve as a handy work of reference for clinical practitioners.
Preface to Medical Microbiology
Medical Microbiology contains and integrates the fields of immunology, bacteriology, virology, mycology, and parasitology, every of which has seen appreciable unbiased growth previously few a long time.
The widespread bond between them is the deal with the causes of infectious illnesses and on the reactions of the host to the pathogens.
Though the arrival of antibiotics and vaccines has actually taken the dread out of many infectious illnesses, the specter of an infection remains to be a reality of life: New pathogens are consistently being found; strains of „previous“ ones have developed resistance to antibiotics, making remedy extra and harder; incurable infectious illnesses (AIDS, rabies) are nonetheless with us.
The target of this textbook of medical microbiology is to instill a broad-based information of the etiologic organisms inflicting illness and the pathogenetic mechanisms resulting in clinically manifest infections into its customers.
This information is a vital prerequisite for the analysis, remedy, and prevention of infectious illnesses.
This e book addresses primarily college students of drugs, dentistry, and pharmacy. Past this educational goal, its usefulness extends to all medical professions and most notably to physicians working in each scientific and non-public follow settings.
This e book makes the huge and complicated area of medical microbiology extra accessible by the usage of four-color graphics and quite a few illustrations with detailed explanatory legends.
The various tables current information in a cogent and helpful type. Most chapters start with a concise abstract, and in-depth and supplementary information are offered in packing containers separating them from the principle physique of the textual content.
This textbook has probably benefited from the intensive educational instructing and the profound analysis expertise of its authors, all of whom are acknowledged authorities of their fields.
The authors wish to thank all colleagues whose contributions and recommendation have been an awesome assist and who had been so beneficiant with illustration materials.
The authors are additionally grateful to the specialists at Thieme Verlag and to the graphic design employees for his or her cooperation.
Color Atlas of Medical Microbiology
Author(s): F. Kayser, K. Bienz, J. Eckert, R. Zinkernagel
Publisher: Thieme, Year: 2004
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