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Review of Medical Microbiology and Immunology

Review of Medical Microbiology and Immunology


1. CHAPTER CONTENTS: The main headings in each chapter are listed so the reader can determine, at a glance, the topics discussed in the chapter. 2. TEXT: A concise, complete description of medically important information for the professional student. Includes basic and clinical bacteriology (pages 1-225), basic and clinical virology (pages 226-396), mycology (fungi) (pages 397-422), parasitology (pages 423-448), immunology (pages 489-584), and ectoparasites (pages 585-592). The text also includes nine chapters on infectious diseases. These chapters include Bone and Joint Infections (pages 593-597), Cardiac Infections (pages 598-604), Central Nervous System Infections (pages 605-613), Gastrointestinal Tract Infections (pages 614-621), Pelvic Infections (pages 622-628), Upper Respiratory Tract Infections (pages 629-634), Lower Respiratory Tract Infections (pages 635-640), Skin and Soft Tissue Infections (pages 641-648), and Urinary Tract Infections (pages 649-652). 3. SUMMARIES OF ORGANISMS: A quick review for examinations describing the important characteristics of the organisms (pages 653-690). 4. SELF-ASSESSMENT QUESTIONS: USMLE-style questions with answers are included at the end of the chapters. 5. PEARLS FOR THE USMLE: Eleven tables containing important clinical and epidemiologic information that will be useful for answering questions on the USMLE (pages 701-708). 6. USMLE-TYPE QUESTIONS: 654 practice questions that can be used to review for the USMLE and class examinations (pages 709-750). 7. USMLE PRACTICE EXAM: Two 40-question practice examinations in USMLE format (pages 751-760). 8. PEARLS: Summary points at the end of each basic science chapter. 9. CLINICAL CASES: 50 cases describing important infectious diseases with emphasis on diagnostic information (pages 691-700). 10. CLINICAL IMAGES: More than 100 images of clinically important lesions illustrate the text. Additional clinical lesions can be seen on the McGraw-Hill Online Learning Center’s Web site (www.langetextbooks.com/levinson/gallery/).

Author: Warren Levinson, MD, PhD

Pages: 832

Issue By: James Publication

Published: 1 year ago

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