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Preface Acknowledgments To the Student¿Read This PART 1 FOUNDATIONS OF MICROBIOLOGY Chapter 1 Microbiology: Then and Now 1.1 The Beginnings of Microbiology 1.2 Microorganisms and Disease Transmission 1.3 The Classical Golden Age of Microbiology (1854¿1914) 1.4 Studying Microorganisms 1.5 The Second Golden Age of Microbiology (1943¿1970) 1.6 The Third Golden Age of Microbiology¿Now Chapter 2 The Chemical Building Blocks of Life 2.1 The Elements of Life 2.2 Chemical Bonding 2.3 Water, pH, and Buffers 2.4 Major Organic Compounds of Living Organisms Chapter 3 Basic Concepts of Microbiology 3.1 The Prokaryotic/Eukaryotic Paradigm 3.2 Cataloging Microorganisms 3.3 Microscopy PART 2 THE BACTERIA AND ARCHAEA Chapter 4 Prokaryotic Structure 4.1 Prokaryotic Diversity 4.2 The Shapes and Arrangements of Prokaryotic Cells 4.3 An Overview to Prokaryotic Cell Structure 4.4 External Prokaryotic Cell Structures 4.5 The Cell Envelope 4.6 The Cell Cytoplasm and Internal Structures 4.7 The Prokaryotic/Eukaryotic Cell¿Revisited Chapter 5 Prokaryotic Growth and Metabolism 5.1 Prokaryotic Reproduction 5.2. Prokaryotic Growth 5.3 Culture Media and Growth Measurements Chapter 6 Control of Prokaryotic Growth 6.1 Enzymes and Energy in Metabolism 6.2 The Catabolism of Glucose 6.3 Other Aspects of Catabolism 6.4 The Anabolism of Carbohydrates 6.5 Patterns of Metabolism Chapter 7 Prokaryotic Genetics and Genomics 7.1 Prokaryotic DNA 7.2 DNA Replication 7.3 Protein Synthesis 7.4 Mutations 7.5. Identifying Mutants Chapter 8 Gene Transfer, Genetic Engineering, and Genomics 8.1 Genetic Recombination in Prokaryotes 8.2 Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology 8.3 Microbial Genomics PART 3 BACTERIAL DISEASES OF HUMANS Chapter 9 Airborne Bacterial Diseases 9.1 Diseases of the Upper Respiratory Tract 9.2 Diseases of the Lower Respiratory Tract Chapter 10 Foodborne and Waterborne Bacterial Diseases 10.1 Introduction to Foodborne and Waterborne Bacterial Diseases 10.2 Foodborne Intoxications 10.3 Foodborne and Waterborne Infections Chapter 11 Soilborne and Arthropodborne Bacterial Diseases 11.1 Soilborne Bacterial Diseases 11.2 Arthropodborne Bacterial Diseases 11.3 Rickettsial and Ehrlichial Arthropodborne Diseases Chapter 12 Sexually Transmitted, Contact, and Miscellaneous Bacterial Diseases 12.1 Sexually Transmitted Diseases 12.2 Contact Bacterial Diseases 12.3 Miscellaneous Bacterial Diseases PART 4 VIRUSES AND EUKARYOTIC MICROORGANISMS Chapter 13 Viruses and Eukaryotic Microorganisms 13.1 Foundations of Virology 13.2 What are Viruses? 13.3 The Classification of Viruses 13.4 Virus Replication and Control 13.5 The Cultivation and Detection of Viruses 13.6 Viruses and Cancer 13.7 Emerging Viruses and Virus Evolution 13.8 Virus-like Agents Chapter 14 Viral Infections of the Respiratory Tract and Skin 14.1 Viral Infections of the Upper Respiratory Tract 14.2 Viral Infections of the Lower Respiratory Tract 14.3 Viral Diseases of the Skin 14.4 Other Viral Diseases of the Skin Chapter 15 Viral Infections of the Blood and the Lymphatic System, and Gastrointestinal and Nervous Systems 15.1 Viral Diseases of the Blood and Lymphatic System 15.2 Viral Diseases Causing Hemorrhagic Fevers 15.3 Viral Infections of the Gastrointestinal Tract 15.4 Viral Diseases of the Nervous System Chapter 16 Eukaryotic Microorganisms: The Fungi 16.1 Characteristics of Fungi 16.2 The Classification of Fungi 16.3 Fungal Diseases of the Skin 16.4 Fungal Diseases of the Lower Respiratory Tract Chapter 17 Eukaryotic Microorganisms: The Parasites 17.1 Classification and Characteristics of Protists 17.2 Protozoal Diseases of the Skin, and the Digestive and Urinary Tracts 17.3 Protozoal Diseases of the Blood and Nervous System 17.4 The Multicellular Helminths and Helminthic Diseases PART 5 DISEASE AND RESISTANCE Chapter 18 Infection and Disease 18.1 The Host-Microbe Relationship 18.2 Establishment of Infection and Disease 18.2 Infectious Disease Epidemiology Chapter 19 Resistance and the Immune System: Innate Immunity 19.1 An Overview to Host Immune Defenses 19.2 The Innate Immune Response Chapter 20 Resistance and the Immune System: Acquired Immunity 20.1 An Overview and Introduction to the Acquired Immune Response 20.2 The Humoral Immune Response 20.3 The Cellular Immune Response Chapter 21 Immunity and Serology 21.1 Immunity to Disease 21.2 Serological Reactions 21.3 Additional Laboratory Tests Chapter 22 Immune Disorders 22.1 Type I IgE-Mediated Hypersensitivity 22.2 Other Types of Hypersensitivity 22.3 Autoimmune Disorders and Transplantation 22.4 Immunodeficiency Disorders PART 6 CONTROL OF MICROORGANISMS Chapter 23 Physical and Chemical Control of Microorganisms 23.1 General Principles of Microbial Control 23.2 Physical Methods of Control 23.3 General Principles of Chemical Control 23.4 Chemical Methods of Control Chapter 24 Chemotherapeutic Agents and Antibiotics x PART 7 MICROBIOLOGY AND PUBLIC HEALTH Chapter 25 Microbiology of Foods x Chapter 26 environmental Microbiology x Chapter 27 Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology APPENDICES Appendix A Appendix B Appendix C Appendix D Appendix E Appendix F Appendix G Glossary Index Photo Acknowledgments xxx
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