Medical Microbiology, with STUDENT CONSULT Online Access, 6th Edition

Medical Microbiology

6th Edition with STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

By Patrick R. Murray, PhD, Chief, Microbiology Service, Department of Laboratory Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD; Ken S. Rosenthal, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Rootstown, OH; and Michael A. Pfaller, MD, Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA


Section 1: Basic Principles of Medical Microbiology

1. Introduction to Medical Microbiology
2. Bacterial Classification, Structure, and Replication
3. Bacterial Metabolism and Genetics
4. Viral Classification, Structure, and Replication
5. Fungal Classification, Structure, and Replication
6. Parasitic Classification, Structure, and Replication
7. Commensal and Pathogenic Microbial Flora in Humans
8. Sterilization, Disinfection, and Antisepsis


Section 2: Basic Concepts in the Immune Response

9. Elements of Host Protective Responses
10. Humoral Immune Response
11. Cellular Immune Responses
12. Immune Responses to Infectious Agents
13. Antimicrobial Vaccines


Section 3: General Principles of Laboratory Diagnosis

14. Microscopic Principles and Applications
15. In Vitro Culture: Principles and Applications
16. Molecular Diagnosis
17. Serologic Diagnosis


Section 4: Bacteriology

18. Mechanisms of Bacterial Pathogenesis
19. Laboratory Diagnosis of Bacterial Diseases
20. Antibacterial Agents
21. Staphylococcus and Related Gram-Positive Cocci
22. Streptococcus
23. Enterococcus and Other Gram-Positive Cocci
24. Bacillus
25. Listeria and Erysipelothrix
26. Corynebacterium and Other Gram-Positive Rods
27. Nocardia and Related Bacteria
28. Mycobacterium
29. Neisseria and Related Genera
30. Enterobacteriaceae
31. Vibrio and Aeromonas
32. Campylobacter and Helicobacter
33. Pseudomonas and Related Bacteria
34. Haemophilus and Related Bacteria
35. Bordetella
36. Francisella and Brucella
37. Legionella
38. Miscellaneous Gram-Negative Rods
39. Clostridium
40. Anaerobic, Non-Spore-Forming, Gram-Positive Bacteria
41. Anaerobic Gram-Negative Bacteria
42. Treponema, Borrelia, and Leptospira
43. Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma
44. Rickettsia and Orientia
45. Ehrlichia, Anaplasma, and Coxiella
46. Chlamydia and Chlamydophila
47. Role of Bacteria in Disease


Section 5: Virology

48. Mechanisms of Viral Pathogenesis
49. Antiviral Agents
50. Laboratory Diagnosis of Viral Diseases
51. Papillomaviruses and Polyomaviruses
52. Adenoviruses
53. Human Herpesviruses
54. Poxviruses
55. Parvoviruses
56. Picornaviruses
57. Coronaviruses and Noraviruses
58. Paramyxoviruses
59. Orthomyxoviruses
60. Rhabdoviruses, Filoviruses, and Bornaviruses
61. Reoviruses
62. Togaviruses and Flaviviruses
63. Bunyaviridae and Arenaviridae
64. Retroviruses
65. Hepatitis Viruses
66. Unconventional Slow Viruses: Prions
67. Role of Viruses in Disease


Section 6: Mycology

68. Pathogenesis of Fungal Disease
69. Laboratory Diagnosis of Fungal Diseases
70. Antifungal Agents
71. Superficial and Cutaneous Mycoses
72. Subcutaneous Mycoses
73. Systemic Mycoses Due to Endemic Dimorphic Fungal Pathogens
74. Opportunistic Mycoses
75. Fungal and Fungal-Like Infections of Unusual or Uncertain Etiology
76. Mycotoxins and Mycotoxicoses
77. Role of Fungi in Disease


Section 7: Parasitology

78. Pathogenesis of Parasitic Diseases
79. Laboratory Diagnosis of Parasitic Disease
80. Antiparasitic Agents
81. Intestinal and Urogenital Protozoa
82. Blood and Tissue Protozoa
83. Nematodes
84. Trematodes
85. Cestodes
86. Arthropods
87. Role of Parasites in Disease


Index