Table of contents for Where the germs are : a scientific safari / Nicholas Bakalar.


Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog


Information from electronic data provided by the publisher. May be incomplete or contain other coding.


Counter
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
1. Microbes: An Introduction.
2. Hungry? Lets Eat: The Contaminated Kitchen.
3. Toilet Training: Washing Hands Is the Best Revenge.
4. Whiter Whites and Brighter Colors: Healthy Laundry.
5. Clean Up That Room: Kids and Microbes.
6. What Loves Got to Do with It: Microbes and Your Sex Life.
7. Wild Kingdom: Pets and Their Germs.
8. Up Your Nose: The Flu and the Cold.
9. Bottled or Tap: Water, and What's in It.
10. Fresh Air and Sunshine: Outdoor Fun with Microbes.
11. Paint the Town Red: Germs in Public Places.
12. The Antiseptic Supermarket: Products That Do Something, Products That Do Nothing, and Products That Actually Do Harm.
Glossary.
Notes.
Index.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Medical microbiology, Bacteria, Germ theory of disease