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Schaechters Mechanism of Microbial Diseases 5th Edition


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Schaechters Mechanism of Microbial Diseases 5th Edition
Schaechter’s Mechanisms of Microbial Disease provides students with a thorough understanding of microbial agents and the pathophysiology of microbial diseases. The text is universally praised for “telling the story of a pathogen” in an engaging way, facilitating learning and recall by emphasizing unifying principles and paradigms, rather than forcing students to memorize isolated facts by rote. The table of contents is uniquely organized by microbial class and by organ system, making it equally at home in traditional and systems­based curricula. Case studies with problem­solving questions give students insight into clinical applications of microbiology, which is ideal for problem­based learning.

CONTENTS:
PART I: PRINCIPLES

1. Establishment of Infectious Diseases
2. The Normal Microbiota
3. Biology of Infectious Agents
4. Genetic Approaches to Studying Bacterial Pathogenesis
5. Biological Basis for Antibacterial Action
6. Innate Immunity
7. Adaptive Immunity
8. The Parasite’s Way of Life
9. Damage by Microbial Toxins

PART II: INFECTIOUS AGENTS
SECTION 1: BACTERIA

10. Introduction to the Pathogenic Bacteria
11. Staphylococci: Abscesses and Toxin­Mediated Diseases
12. Streptococci and Enterococci: “Strep Throat” and Beyond
13. Pneumococcus and Bacterial Pneumonia
14. Neisseriae: Gonococcus and Meningococcus
15. Bacteroides, Intra­Abdominal Infection, and Abscesses
16. Enteric Bacteria: Secretory Diarrhea
17. Invasive and Tissue­Damaging Enteric Bacterial Pathogens: Bloody Diarrhea and Dysentery
18. Pseudomonas aeruginosa: A Ubiquitous Opportunist
19. Bordetella and Whooping Cough
20. Clostridia: Diarrheal Disease, Tissue Infection, Botulism, and Tetanus
21. Legionella: Parasite of Amoebae and Macrophages
22. Helicobacter pylori: Pathogenesis of a Persistent Bacterial Infection
23. Mycobacteria: Tuberculosis and Leprosy
24. Syphilis: A Disease with a History
25. Borrelia burgdorferi and Lyme Disease
26. Cat Scratch Disease, Bacillary Angiomatosis, and Other Bartonelloses
27. Chlamydiae: Genital, Ocular, and Respiratory Pathogens
28. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and Other Rickettsioses
29. Mycoplasma: Curiosity and Pathogen
30. Strategies to Combat Bacterial Infections

SECTION 2: VIRUSES

31. Biology of Viruses
32. Picornaviruses and Coronaviruses
33. Arthropodborne Viruses
34. Paramyxoviruses: Measles Virus and Respiratory Syncytial Virus
35. Rabies
36. Infl uenza and Its Viruses
37. Rotaviruses, Noroviruses, and Other Viral Agents of Gastroenteritis
38. The Human Retroviruses: AIDS and Other Diseases
39. Adenoviruses
40. Human Papillomaviruses and Warts
41. Alphaherpesviruses: Herpes Simplex Viruses and Varicella­Zoster Virus
42. Beta­ and Gammaherpesviruses: Cytomegalovirus and Epstein­Barr Virus
43. Viral Hepatitis
44. Antiviral Treatment Strategies
45. Vaccines and Antisera for the Prevention and Treatment of Infectious Diseases

SECTION 3: FUNGI

46. Introduction to the Fungi and Mycoses
47. Endemic Mycoses
48. Opportunistic Fungal Infections
49. Subcutaneous, Cutaneous, and Superficial Mycoses
50. Antifungal Agents

SECTION 4: PARASITES

51. Introduction to Parasitology
52. Blood and Tissue Protozoa
53. Intestinal and Vaginal Protozoa
54. Intestinal Helminths
55. Tissue and Blood Helminths

SECTION 5: MISCELLANEOUS PATHOGENS

56. Prion Diseases
57. Biological Agents of Warfare and Terrorism

PART III: PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES

58. Diagnostic Principles
59. Principles of Epidemiology
60. Digestive System Infections
61. Infections of the Central Nervous System
62. Respiratory System Infections
63. Urinary Tract Infections
64. Infections of the Skin and Soft Tissue
65. Infections of the Bones, Joints, and Muscles
66. Sepsis
67. Intravascular Infection
68. Head and Neck Infections
69. Sexually Transmitted Diseases
70. Infections of the Immunocompromised Patient
71. Acquired Immunodefi ciency Syndrome
72. Congenital and Perinatal Infections
73. Zoonoses
74. Fever: A Clinical Sign of Infection
75. Health Care–Associated Infections
76. Foodborne Diseases
Appendix A
Appendix B

Autor: N. Cary Engleberg, Terence Dermody, Victor DiRita
Editorial: LWW.
Edición: 5ª
Año: 2013
Páginas: 846
ISBN 978­0­7817­8744­4
Idioma: Inglés

Contraseña: www.rinconmedico.me

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