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Guide to Infectious Diseases by Body System, Second Edition

Author(s): Jeffrey C. Pommerville, PhD, Glendale Community College
  • ISBN-13: 9781449605919
  • Paperback    33 pages      © 2012
Price: $36.95 US List
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The ideal accompaniment to any microbiology, virology, human biology and allied health course, The Guide to Infectious Diseases by Body System, Second Edition is a mini atlas of microbial diseases afflicting humans.  Organized by body system, each unit presents a brief introduction to the anatomical system and the bacterial, viral, fungal, or parasitic organisms infecting the system. Full-color anatomical illustrations are labeled with the diseases' signs and symptoms. Each unit also provides brief descriptions of each disease, their cause, and treatments. This book makes an excellent infectious disease primer and quick reference for any microbiology, anatomy and physiology, or human biology student.

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An ideal resource for those taking a courses within microbiology, human biology, virology, or allied health.

Part  1  The Skin and Eyes
  Chapter  1  Bacterial and Fungal Skin Infections
  Chapter  2  Viral and Parasitic Skin Infections
  Chapter  3  Eye Infections
Part  2  The Upper Respiratory Tract
  Chapter  4  Bacterial and Viral Infections
Part  3  The Lower Respiratory Tract
  Chapter  5  Bacterial Infections
  Chapter  6  Viral and Fungal Infections
Part  4  The Digestive System
  Chapter  7  Bacterial Infections
  Chapter  8  Fungal Intoxications and Viral Infections
  Chapter  9  Parasitic Infections
Part  5  The Nervous System
  Chapter  10  Bacterial, Fungal, and Protozoal Infections
  Chapter  11  Viral and Viral-like Infections
Part  6  The Cardiovascular and Lymphatic Systems
  Chapter  12  Bacterial Infections
  Chapter  13  Parasitic and Viral Infections
Part  7  The Reproductive System
  Chapter  14  Infections of the Reproductive System
Part  8  The Urinary System
  Chapter  15  Infections of the Urinary System

Jeffrey C. Pommerville, PhD-Glendale Community College

Jeffrey Pommerville is Professor of Biology and Microbiology at Glendale Community College (GCC) in Glendale, Arizona, where he teaches microbiology and introductory biology. He also has served as the Course Assessment Coordinator for the Biology Department at GCC. Before coming to GCC, he was on the biology faculty at Texas A&M University. Dr. Pommerville received his BS and PhD from the University of California-Santa Barbara. Since coming to GCC, Dr. Pommerville has served as principal investigator on several NSF grants, including Systemic Reform in Science (SyRIS) that developed a strategy to reform and integrate the introductory sciences. He is the author of more than 50 research and education research papers, and was the Perspectives Editor for the Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education, a peer-reviewed journal published by the American Society for Microbiology (ASM). Dr. Pommerville has received numerous professional honors, including: the 2008 Carski Foundation Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award from ASM, the Golden Microscope Award from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, the Ohaus Award for Innovations in Science Teaching from the National Science Teachers Association, and was one of the first recipients of a Faculty Distinguished Teaching Award from his home institution. He is a member of AAAS, NSTA, NABT, and, of course ASM. Dr. Pommerville is a past co-chair for the ASM’s Conference for Undergraduate Educators as well as a past chair of Division W of ASM.

Dr. Pommerville also is author of Fundamentals of Microbiology: Body Systems Edition, Third Edition (2016), Alcamo’s Microbes and Society, Fourth edition (2016), as well as Encounters in Microbiology, Vol. 1 and 2 (2009), and Guide to Infectious Diseases by Body System, Second Edition (2012). All are published by Jones & Bartlett Learning.


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