Deja Review Microbiology & Immunology, Second Edition

Paperback | July 12, 2010

byEric Chen, Sanjay Kasturi

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MAXIMUM RETENTION--MINIMAL TIME

"I wish I had a copy of this book during my microbiology course ... excellent for classroom studies during the first two years of medical school." -- Judy Vu, Third Year Medical Student, University of Utah School of Medicine

"I really enjoyed 'pimping' friends with questions from this book as a review for Step 1." -- Pete Pelletier, Third Year Medical Student, University of Utah School of Medicine

"This excellent book covers the material second year medical students need to study for exams. It could easily be used in a small group to review. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service

Deja Review: Microbiology and Immunology boils down your coursework to just the critical concepts you need to know for exam success. This unbeatable guide features a quick-read, two-column "flashcard" Q&A format--specifically designed to help you remember a large amount of pertinent information in the least amount of time possible. The format allows you to zero-in on only the correct answers to promote memory retention and get the most out of your study time. Great for last minute review of high-yield facts, Deja Review provides a straightforward way for you to assess your strengths and weaknesses so you can excel on your course exams and the USMLE Step 1.

  • Active recall questions allow you to understand, not just memorize, the content
  • Clinical vignettes at the end of chapters prepare you for board-style questions
  • Portable size for study on the go--fits in your white coat pocket
  • Bookmark included to guide you through easy-to-use flashcard presentation

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MAXIMUM RETENTION--MINIMAL TIME"I wish I had a copy of this book during my microbiology course ... excellent for classroom studies during the first two years of medical school." -- Judy Vu, Third Year Medical Student, University of Utah School of Medicine"I really enjoyed 'pimping' friends with questions from this book as a review for ...

Eric Chen, MD, University of California, Los Angeles Sanjay Kasturi, MD, University of Pennsylvania

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:424 pages, 8.7 × 8.6 × 0.7 inPublished:July 12, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

SECTION I: BASIC BACTERIOLOGY
Chapter 1. General Principles (Structure, Genetics, Growth)
Chapter 2. Classification and Characteristics of Medically Important Bacteria and Normal Flora
Chapter 3. Pathogenesis and Host Defense
Chapter 4. Laboratory Diagnosis
Chapter 5. Antimicrobial Drugs and Vaccines
SECTION II: CLINICAL BACTERIOLOGY
Chapter 6. Gram-Positive Cocci
Chapter 7. Gram-Positive Rods
Chapter 8. Gram-Negative Cocci (Neisseria)
Chapter 9. Gram-Negative Rods (Enterics)
Chapter 10. Gram-Negative Rods (Respiratory)
Chapter 11. Gram-Negative Rods (Zoonotic)
Chapter 12. Mycobacteria (Tuberculosis, Leprosy)
Chapter 13. Actinomyces, Nocardia, Mycoplasma
Chapter 14. Spirochetes
Chapter 15. Chlamydia and Rickettsia
Chapter 16. Minor Bacterial Pathogens (Ehrlichia/Anaplasma, Moraxella, Haemophilus Ducreyi)
SECTION III: BASIC VIROLOGY
Chapter 17. General Principles (Structure, Replication)
Chapter 18. Classification and Characteristics of Medically Important Viruses
Chapter 19. Pathogenesis and Host Defense (Interferons, Nonspecific and Specific Immunity)
Chapter 20. Viral Drugs and Vaccines
SECTION IV: CLINICAL VIROLOGY
Chapter 21. Herpesviruses
Chapter 22. Hepatitis Viruses
Chapter 23. Paramyxovirus and Orthomyxovirus
Chapter 24. Arboviruses (Toga, Flavi, Bunya)
Chapter 25. Retroviruses
Chapter 26. Remaining DNA Viruses
Chapter 27. Remaining RNA Viruses
Chapter 28. Prions
SECTION V: MYCOLOGY
Chapter 29. General Principles of Mycology
Chapter 30. Cutaneous and Subcutaneous Mycoses
Chapter 31. Systemic Mycoses
Chapter 32. Opportunistic Mycoses
Chapter 33. Antifungal Drugs
SECTION VI: PARASITOLOGY
Chapter 34. Protozoa
Chapter 35. Helminths
SECTION VII: IMMUNOLOGY
Chapter 36. Cells and Signals of the Immune System
Chapter 37. Major Histocompatabiity Complex
Chapter 38. Innate Immunity
Chapter 39. Antibodies and Complement
Chapter 40. Humoral Immunity
Chapter 41. Cell-Mediated Immunity
Chapter 42. Hypersensitivity
Chapter 43. Tolerance and Autoimmunity
Chapter 44. Immunodeficiency
Chapter 45. Laboratory Use of Antibodies
SECTION VIII: SYSTEMS-BASED MICROBIOLOGY
Chapter 46. Cardiovascular System
Chapter 47. Respiratory System
Chapter 48. Gastrointestinal System
Chapter 49. Genitourinary System
Chapter 50. Ears, Eyes, and Nervous System
Chapter 51. Skin
Chapter 52. Musculoskeletal System
INDEX