Microbiology: A Systems Approach, 6th Edition
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Cowan’s, Microbiology: A Systems Approach is the perfect book for all students. Whether your students have prerequisite knowledge of biology or chemistry, this textbook will help them learn the fascinating world of microbiology. Students interested in allied health or nursing, will love this book for its balanced coverage of the basics and clinical applications. The sixth edition art program will help students understand the key concepts of microbiology. Connect Microbiology features interactive questions, animations, laboratory simulations and state-of-the art technology tailored to the ASM curriculum guidelines
Chapter 1 The Main Themes of Microbiology
Chapter 2 The Chemistry of Biology
Chapter 3 Tools of the Laboratory: Methods for the Culturing of Microscopic Analysis of Microorganisms
Chapter 4 Bacteria and Archaea
Chapter 5 Eukaryotic Cells and Microorganisms
Chapter 6 Viruses and Prions
Chapter 7 Microbial Nutrition and Growth
Chapter 8 Microbial Metabolism: The Chemical Crossroads of Life
Chapter 9 Microbial Genetics
Chapter 10 Genetic Analysis and Genetic Engineering
Chapter 11 Physical and Chemical Control of Microbes
Chapter 12 Antimicrobial Treatment
Chapter 13 Microbe-Human Interactions: Health and Disease
Chapter 14 Host Defenses I: Overview and Nonspecific Defenses
Chapter 15 Host Defenses II: Specific Immunity and Immunization
Chapter 16 Disorders in Immunity
Chapter 17 Diagnosing Infections
Chapter 18 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Skin and Eyes
Chapter 19 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Nervous System
Chapter 20 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems
Chapter 21 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Respiratory System
Chapter 22 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Gastrointestinal Tract
Chapter 23 Infectious Diseases Affecting the Genitourinary System
Chapter 24 Microbes and the Environment
Chapter 25 Applied Microbiology and Food and Water Safety
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