Review of Medical Microbiology and Immunology

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2006 - Medical - 659 pages
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Save hours of study time, build test taking confidence, and ace the USMLE Step 1 and course exams with most user-friendly, complete, and frequently updated review of medical microbiology and immunology available

There's no faster or more effective way to prepare for the USMLE Step 1 and course exams than Medical Microbiology & Immunology Examination. Completely updated throughout, the Ninth Edition offers a concise, high-yield review of the basic and clinical aspects of bacteriology, virology, mycology, parasitology, and immunology, with an emphasis on the clinical application of microbiology and immunology to infectious diseases.

Everything you need for fast and thorough exam preparation:

  • The most frequently updated microbiology review available
  • 600+ USMLE-format questions
  • A complete USMLE-style exam with case-based questions
  • Review questions and case studies to reinforce essential material
  • An emphasis on must-know areas of bacteriology, virology, mycology, parasitology, and immunology
  • An intense focus on clinical application
  • Summaries of important microorganisms for rapid review
  • Summary tables that emphasize important epidemiological aspects of infectious diseases
  • Basic science pearls that summarize fundamental concepts
  • Informative tables and figures
  • An understanding of the clinical relevance of microbiology
  • Revised and expanded coverage of HIV, hepatitis viruses and immunology
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    Contents

    BASIC BACTERIOLOGY
    1
    Structure of Bacterial Cells
    4
    Growth
    15

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    About the author (2006)

    Warren Levinson, MD PhDProfessor of Microbiology and ImmunologyUCSF

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