Microbiology: An Introduction
Edition 7 ed
OverviewThis best-selling microbiology text combines clear writing and pedagogy with thoroughly updated research coverage and end-of-chapter instructions for CD-ROM and internet resources. *NEW! In-text instructions for using technology. New end-of-chapter "Learning with Technology" sections give students specific instructions for completing relevant CD-ROM and Web site exercises for each chapter. These sections help students make the best use of their two free CD-ROMs and The Microbiology Place Web site. *Thoroughly updated content throughout the Seventh Edition. Gerard Tortora, Berdell Funke, and Christine Case give students and Instructors currency that is remarkable in the constantly evolving Microbiology research environment. Highlights include the updated classification Of organisms based on Bergeys Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, Second Edition; updates through January 2000 on the morbidity data for all infectious diseases, including AIDS, tuberculosis, and Lyme disease; and there are new discussions on global misuse of antibiotics and safety of vaccines. *Many Applications boxes, including most Clinical Problem Solving boxes, have either been updated or are new to the Seventh Edition. Topics include the link between resistance to chemical disinfectants and hospital-acquired infections and the emergence of malaria in the United States. *An exceptional art program includes many new micrographs and figures. Figure legends include questions to encourage students to think critically about illustrations. Many figures include step-by-step diagrams to help students visualize the order of events.
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