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Perfect for the non-major/allied health student (and also appropriate for mixed majors courses), this text provides a rock solid foundation in microbiology. By carefully and clearly explaining the fundamental concepts and offering vivid and appealing instructional art, Microbiology: A Human Perspective draws students back to their book again and again!

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Chapter 1: Humans and the Microbial World
Chapter 2: The Molecules of Life
Chapter 3: Microscopy and Cell Structure
Chapter 4: Dynamics of Microbial Growth
Chapter 5: Control of Microbial Growth
Chapter 6: Microbial Metabolism: Fueling Cell Growth
Chapter 7: The Blueprint of Life, from DNA to Protein
Chapter 8: Bacterial Genetics
Chapter 9: Biotechnology and Recombinant DNA
Chapter 10: Identifying and Classifying Microorganisms
Chapter 11: The Diversity of Bacteria and Archaea
Chapter 12: The Eukaryotic Members of the Microbial World
Chapter 13: Viruses, Viroids and Prions
Chapter 14: The Innate Immune Response
Chapter 15: The Adaptive Immune Response
Chapter 16: Host-Microbe Interactions
Chapter 17: Immunologic Disorders
Chapter 18: Applications of Immune Responses
Chapter 19: Epidemiology
Chapter 20: Antimicrobial Medications
Chapter 21: Respiratory System Infections
Chapter 22: Skin Infections
Chapter 23: Wound Infections
Chapter 24: Digestive System Infections
Chapter 25: Blood and Lymphatic Infections
Chapter 26: Nervous System Infections
Chapter 27: Genitourinary Tract Infections
Chapter 28: Microbial Ecology
Chapter 29: Environmental Microbiology: Treatment of Water, Wastes, and Polluted Habitats
Chapter 30: Food Microbiology