The most concise, clearly written, and up-to-date review of medical microbiology and immunology
Essential for USMLE review and medical microbiology coursework!
Review of Medical Microbiology and Immunology is a succinct, high-yield review of the medically important aspects of microbiology and immunology. It covers both the basic and clinical aspects of bacteriology, virology, mycology, parasitology, and immunology and also discusses important infectious diseases using an organ system approach. The book emphasizes the real-world clinical application of microbiology and immunology to infectious diseases and offers a unique mix of narrative text, color images, tables and figures, Q&A, and clinical cases.
Content valuable to any study objective or learning style:
654 USMLE-style practice questions test your knowledge and understanding
50 clinical cases illustrate the importance of basic science in clinical diagnosis
A complete USMLE-style practice exam consisting of 80 questions
Pearls for the USMLE impart important basic science information
Concise summaries of medically important microorganisms
Self-assessment questions with answers appear at the end of almost every chapter
Color images depict clinically important findings
Gram stains of bacteria, electron micrographs of viruses, and microscopic images depict fungi, protozoa, and worms
NINE NEW CHAPTERS on infectious diseases from an organ system perspective