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“It would be an excellent book for an undergraduate class on microbiology … the subject of each chapter … is illustrated and discussed in no more than two pages…”
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This concise introduction to medical microbiology and infection strives to encapsulate the fundamental facts and principles of this rapidly growing and changing subject area. Written by experienced clinicians and teachers, the text covers the basic concepts of medical microbiology, the main human pathogens and the infectious syndromes in an accessible and lucid format. The text provides comprehensive coverage of both the most common and other important but rarer diseases and also features:

• A strong focus on the key issues most important for a student to learn
• The latest treatments and diagnostic tests, as well as newly discovered organisms
• Additional material on hospital infection and streptococcal disease
• Highly visual colour presentation and self-assessment cases to enable the student to understand how the knowledge is used in practice

Medical Microbiology and Infection at a Glance is a useful introduction and revision aid for medical and allied health students and will provide valuable insight for anyone seeking a comprehensive and concise guide to this subject area.

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Easy to understand Dec 19 2012
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Described complex pathways and processes in a very understandable way. Provided many diagrams and good descriptions to aid the learning process.
Very easy for the students to understand Jan. 5 2015
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Plan to use in the classroom. Very easy for the students to understand.