Microbiology and Immunology by Johnson

Microbiology and Immunology

Author:
Arthur G. Johnson, Richard J. Ziegler & Louise Hawley
Published in: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Year: 2010
ISBN: 978-0-7817-8912-7
Pages: 322
Edition: Fifth edition
File Size: 10 MB
File Type: pdf
Language: English



Description of Microbiology and Immunology


The book Microbiology and Immunology is Content 12 chapters starting with basic information and bringing the student quickly to the level of detail and comprehension needed for Step 1. There is both a ‘‘bug’’ approach followed by an organ-systems approach. They include critical signs/ symptoms, epidemiology, etiology, the pathogenesis of infections and immune diseases along with the mechanisms of preventing infection and means of identifying and diagnosing the causative agent.

Content of Microbiology and Immunology



1. GENERAL PROPERTIES OF MICROORGANISMS 1
I. The Microbial World 1
II. Host-Parasite Relationship 3
III. Sterilization and Disinfection 4
Review Test 5

2. BACTERIA 7
I. Bacterial Structure 7
II. Bacterial Growth and Replication 12
III. Bacterial Viruses 16
IV. Genetics 21
V. Bacterial Pathogenesis 28
VI. Host Defenses to Bacteria 29
VII. Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 29
Review Test 34

3. BACTERIAL TAXONOMY 38
I. Diagnostic Bacteriology 38
II. Introduction to Major Bacterial Genera 46
III. Gram-Positive Bacteria 46
IV. Gram-Negative Bacteria 49
V. Poorly Gram-Staining Bacteria 53
Review Test 57

4. BACTERIAL DISEASES 62
I. Major Recurring Species 62
II. Eye Infections 65
III. Dental Disease 67
IV. Ear and Sinus Infections 67
V. Bacterial Pharyngitis 68
VI. Infections of the Respiratory System 69
VII. Pneumonia/Pneumonitis 70
VIII. Nervous System Infections: Meningitis 76
IX. Nervous System Infections: Nonmeningitis Conditions 79
X. Cardiovascular Infections: Vasculitis 79
XI. Cardiovascular Infections: Endocarditis 79
XII. Cardiovascular: Myocarditis 81
XIII. Gastrointestinal Infections 81
XIV. Urinary Tract Infections 87
XV. Skin, Mucosal, Soft Tissue, and Bone Infections 88
XVI. Sexually Transmitted Infections 90
XVII. Pregnancy, Congenital, and Perinatal Infections 93
XVIII. Arthropod-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases 94
XIX. Bacterial Vaccines 98
Review Test 103

5. VIRUSES 107
I. Nature of Human Viruses 107
II. Viral Classification 108
III. Viral Replication and Genetics 108
IV. Viral Pathogenesis 110
V. Host Defenses to Viruses 114
VI. Immunotherapy, Antivirals, and Interferon 115
VII. Diagnostic Virology 119
VIII. DNA Viruses 121
VIX. RNA Viruses 124
X. Slow Viruses and Prions 132
XI. Oncogenic Viruses 133
Review Test 136

6. SYSTEMS-BASED AND SITUATIONAL VIRAL INFECTIONS 140
I. Eye Infections 140
II. Ear Infections 140
III. Upper Respiratory Tract (Mouth and Throat) Infections 141
IV. Lower Respiratory Tract Infections 142
V. Gastrointestinal Infections 143
VI. Liver Infection 144
VII. Urinary Tract Infections 145
VIII. Cardiovascular Infections 145
IX. Nervous System Infections 146
X. Skin, Mucosal, and Soft Tissue Infections 148
XI. Childhood Infections 149
XII. Congenital and Neonatal Infections 150
XIII. Sexually Transmitted Diseases 151
XIV. Postinfectious Disease 151
XV. Organ Transplant-Associated Diseases 152
XVI. Arboviral and Zoonotic Diseases 152
Review Test 153

7. MYCOLOGY 156
I. Overview of Fungi 156
II. Fungal Groups 160
III. Overview of Fungal Diseases 160
IV. Diagnosis of Fungal Infections 160
V. Antifungal Drugs 161
Review Test 164

8. FUNGAL DISEASES 165
I. Superficial Skin Infections 165
II. Cutaneous Mycoses 166
III. Mucocutaneous Candidiasis/C. albicans 167
IV. Subcutaneous Mycoses 168
V. Pneumonias/Systemic Mycoses 168
VI. Opportunistic Mycoses 172
VII. Tables for Self-Testing 175
Review Test 176

9. PARASITOLOGY 181
I. Characteristics of Parasites and Their Hosts 181
II. Protozoan Parasites 181
III. Worms 182
Review Test 184

10. PARASITIC DISEASES 185
Review Test 196

11. CLUES FOR DISTINGUISHING CAUSATIVE
INFECTIOUS AGENTS 200
I. Conjunctivitis 200
II. Pneumonia 200
III. Diarrheas and Dysentery 205
IV. Acute Meningitis 206
V. Bacterial and Viral Skin Infection and Rashes 206
VI. Genitourinary Tract Infections 208
Review Test 219

12. IMMUNOLOGY 222
I. Overview. 222
II. Innate (native) immunity 222
III. Adaptive (Acquired) Immunity 226
IV. Antigens 229
V. Antibodies 230
VI. Properties of Antibodies 231
VII. Immunogenetics 235
VIII. Immunologic Assays 241
IX. The Response to Antigen 245
X. Clinical Immunological Disorders 249
Review Test 261

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