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Microbiology and Immunology (Board Review)by Louise Hawley
Synopses & Reviews
BRS Microbiology & Immunology is designed specifically to prepare medical and graduate students for success in the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE), as well as other similar examinations. This text succinctly covers the most important microbiological and immunological concepts, along with critical details needed to understand important human infections and immune system functions, along with various immune system malfunctions.
BRS Microbiology and Immunology is designed specifically for medical and graduate students for successful preparation for the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE). This newest edition features a full-color design and illustrations throughout. The book is divided into 12 chapters and presents both a "bug" approach followed by an organ systems approach. It remains a succinct description of the most important microbiological and immunological concepts and critical details needed to understand important human infections and the immune system function and malfunction. End-of-chapter review tests feature updated USMLE-style questions with rationales and four USMLE comprehensive examinations (in 50 question blocks like Step 1) help test memorization and mastery of the subject.
A companion website offers the fully searchable text and an online question bank.
This revised sixth edition provides an excellent review for students preparing for the USMLE Step 1. The book concisely reviews key material emphasized on the National Board Examinations and focuses on critical microbiological and immunological concepts needed to understand important human infections and the immune system function and malfunction.
BRS Microbiology and Immunology is a popular volume in the Board Review Series for medical students. Written in a concise, readable outline format, this book is intended to cover topics most commonly tested on USMLE. Included are 300 to 500 review questions in the USMLE-style format, and a comprehensive examination.
Table of Contents
1: General Properties of Microorganisms
3: Bacterial Taxonomy
4: Bacterial Diseases
6: Systems-Based and Situational Viral Infections
8: Fungal Diseases
10: Parasitic Diseases
11: Clues for Distinguishing Causative Infectious Agents
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