Clinical Microbiology, 8th Edition

By Jennie Wilson, PhD MSc BSc(Hons) RGN MFPH(Hon)
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  • This is an excellent guide to microbiology and immunology, includinga wide range of information on bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoa.
  • Provides an overview of infection control
  • Reviews how infections are spread
  • This book provides clear and concise information about microorganisms, how they cause infection, and how they can be treated. The many illustrations throughout the text help make the information more accessible, and the comprehensive referencing used will enable further in-depth study, if required, by the reader.
    ISBN 9780702023163
    Author Information By Jennie Wilson, PhD MSc BSc(Hons) RGN MFPH(Hon), Professor, Healthcare Epidemiology, Richard Wells Research Centre, University of West London, Brentford, Middlesex, UK
    Table of Content The history of microbiology. Micro-organisms and their properties. The epidemiology of infection.The immune response. Antimicrobial chemotherapy. Cleaning, disinfection and sterilisation. The microbiology laboratory. A guide to pathogenic bacteria. A Guide to viruses. A guide to fungi, protozoa, helminths and ectoparasites. Infection associated with health care: the infection control programme.The principles of infection prevention and control. Important nosocomial infections: pathogenesis and prevention.The management of infectious patients (isolation nursing)
    Publication Date 19-09-2000
    Pages 420
    Trim 216h x 138mm
    Stock Status In Stock
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