Clinical Microbiology
Clinical Microbiology,
Edition 8 An Introduction for Healthcare Professionals
By Jennie Wilson, PhD MSc BSc(Hons) RGN MFPH(Hon)

Publication Date: 05 Sept 2000

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Description
This book provides clearand concise information about microorganisms, how they cause infection and how they can be treated. The many illustrations throughout the text help make the information more accessible and the comprehensive referencing used will enable further in depth study if required by the reader.
About the author
By Jennie Wilson, PhD MSc BSc(Hons) RGN MFPH(Hon), Professor, Healthcare Epidemiology, Richard Wells Research Centre, University of West London, Brentford, Middlesex, UK
Table of Contents
The history of microbiology. Micro-organisms and their properties. The epidemiology of infection.The immune response. Antimicrobial chemotherapy. Cleaning, disinfection and sterilisation. The microbiology laboratory. A guide to pathogenic bacteria. A Guide to viruses. A guide to fungi, protozoa, helminths and ectoparasites. Infection associated with health care: the infection control programme.The principles of infection prevention and control. Important nosocomial infections: pathogenesis and prevention.The management of infectious patients (isolation nursing)
Book details
ISBN: 9780702023163
Page Count: 420
Illustrations: 70 ills.
Retail Price: €32.99