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Case Files Microbiology (3rd Edition)

  • Authors: Eugene C. Toy, Cynthia R. Skinner DeBord, Audrey Wanger, James D. Kettering, Anush S. Pillai, Ronald C. Mackenzie
  • ISBN: 9789814581394
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Education
  • Edition: 3rd
  • Publication Date: August 28, 2014
  • Format: Paperback – 416 pages
  • Language: English



A Doody’s Core Title for 2015!

Experience with clinical cases is key to excelling on the USMLE Step 1 and shelf exams, and ultimately to providing patients with competent clinical care. Case Files: Microbiology provides 54 true-to-life cases that illustrate essential concepts in this field. Each case includes an easy-to understand discussion correlated to essential basic science concepts, definitions of key terms, microbiology pearls, and USMLE-style review questions. With Case Files, you’ll learn instead of memorize.

Key Features
  • Learn from 54 high-yield cases, each with board-style questions and key-point pearls
  • Master complex concepts through clear and concise discussions
  • Practice with review questions to reinforce learning
  • Polish your approach to clinical problem-solving
  • Perfect for medical and dental students preparing for course exams and the Boards
Table of Contents
  1. Section I: Applying the Basic Sciences to Clinical Medicine
    1. Part 1. Approach to Learning Microbiology
    2. Part 2. Approach to Disease
    3. Part 3. Approach to Reading
  2. Section II: Antimicrobial Therapy
    1. Part 1. Antibacterial Agenst
    2. Part 2. Antiviral Agents
    3. Part 3. Antifungal Agents
    4. Part 4. Antiparasitic Agents
  3. Section III: Clinical Cases
    1. Bacillus anthracis
    2. Bacteroides fragilis
    3. Borrelia burgdorferi
    4. Campylobacter jejuni
    5. Chlamydia tractomatis
    6. Clostridia
    7. Corynebacterium diphtheriae
    8. Enterococcus faecalis
    9. Escherichia coli
    10. Helicobacter pylori
    11. Haemophilus influenzae
    12. Klebsiella pneumoniae
    13. Listeria monocytogenes
    14. Mycobacterium
    15. Mycoplasma
    16. Neisseria
    17. Proteus mirabilis
    18. Psudomonas aeruginosa
    19. Salmonella and shigella
    20. Streptococcus
    21. Staphylococci
    22. Treponema pallidum
    23. Vibrio cholerae
    24. Adenovirus
    25. Cytomegalovirus
    26. Epstein-barr virus
    27. Hepatitis viruses
    28. Herpes simplex viruses
    29. HIV
    30. Human papillomavirus
    31. Molluscum contagiosum
    32. Mumps
    33. Parvovirus
    34. Poliovirus
    35. Rotavirus
    36. Respiratory syncytial virus
    37. Smallpox
    38. Varicella zoster virus
    39. Aspergillus
    40. Blastomycosis, coccidioidomycosis, and histoplasmosis
    41. Candida
    42. Cryptococcus neoformans
    43. Pneumocystis jirovecii
    44. Sporothrix schenckii
    45. Ascariasis
    46. Cryptosporidiosis
    47. Enterobiasis or pinwrom infection
    48. Malaria
    49. Schistosomiais
    50. Trichomoniasis
    51. West nile virus
    52. Rickettsia rickettsii
    53. Brucella melitensis
    54. Giardia
  4. Section IV: Listing of Cases
    1. Listing by Case Number
    2. Listing by Disorder (Alphabetical)
  5. Index
Authors Biography

Eugene C. Toy (Houston, TX) is a duel-certified family physician and obstetrician-gynecologist. He is academic director at Methodist Hospital in Houston.

James D. Kettering, PhD is Emeritus Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology at Loma Linda University Schools of Medicine. He also holds an Emeritus Professor position at the School of Dentistry, Dental Educatin Services.

Dr. Audrey Wanger is Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at the University of Texas–Houston Medical School.

Cynthia R. Skinner DeBord, PhD, is Adjunct Faculty, Biology, at Tomball College in Tomball, TX. She was formerly the microbiology course director at UT–Houston School of Medicine.

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