Microbiology in Your Pocket. Quick Pathogen Review

Microbiology in Your Pocket A quick review15/11/17 Microbiology in Your Pocket: Quick Pathogen Review by Melphine Harriott is a concise guide to common and rare bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites. Beginning with pathogens that infect the nervous system and ending with pathogens infecting multiple organs, the presentation of material by organ system facilitates easy organisation and provides versatility of use.

Each card presents similar information with variations due to inherent pathogen differences. On the front is an introduction to each pathogen with clinical vignettes and images. The back provides the taxonomy or morphology, infections, pathogenesis, epidemiology, diagnosis, prevention, treatment options, and an explanation.

Key Features:

  • More than 230 graphics including full-colour clinical images, pathogen photomicrographs, cell stains, biochemical tests, and diagrams
  • Six colour-coded pathogen types further facilitate quick acquisition of knowledge
  • Online content via Winking Skull.com provides navigation by organ system or pathogen type
  • Promotes long-term retention of complex material
  • Animations further enhance learning

This is an essential guide for medical students preparing for the USMLE®. It is also an ideal choice for graduate-level students in health science and dentistry looking for a user-friendly microbiology review.

Microbiology in Your Pocket. Quick Pathogen Review

Melphine Harriott
Thieme Publishers, New York, Stuttgart. 2017
330 pp, 313 illustrations
ISBN: 9781626234154


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