Review of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, 13th Edition

PART I. BASIC BACTERIOLOGY

Chapter 1. Bacteria Compared with Other Microorganisms

Chapter 2. Structure of Bacterial Cells

Chapter 3. Growth

Chapter 4. Genetics

Chapter 5. Classification of Medically Important Bacteria

Chapter 6. Normal Flora

Chapter 7. Pathogenesis

Chapter 8. Host Defenses

Chapter 9. Laboratory Diagnosis

Chapter 10. Antimicrobial Drugs: Mechanism of Action

Chapter 11. Antimicrobial Drugs: Resistance

Chapter 12. Bacterial Vaccines

Chapter 13. Sterilization & Disinfection

PART II. CLINICAL BACTERIOLOGY

Chapter 14. Overview of the Major Pathogens & Introduction to Anaerobic Bacteria

Chapter 15. Gram-Positive Cocci

Chapter 16. Gram-Negative Cocci

Chapter 17. Gram-Positive Rods

Chapter 18. Gram-Negative Rods Related to the Enteric Tract

Chapter 19. Gram-Negative Rods Related to the Respiratory Tract

Chapter 20. Gram-Negative Rods Related to Animal Sources (Zoonotic Organisms)

Chapter 21. Mycobacteria

Chapter 22. Actinomycetes

Chapter 23. Mycoplasmas

Chapter 24. Spirochetes

Chapter 25. Chlamydiae

Chapter 26. Rickettsiae

Chapter 27. Minor Bacterial Pathogens

PART III. Basic virology

Chapter 28. Structure

Chapter 29. Replication

Chapter 30. Genetics & Gene Therapy

Chapter 31. Classification of Medically Important Viruses

Chapter 32. Pathogenesis

Chapter 33. Host Defenses

Chapter 34. Laboratory Diagnosis

Chapter 35. Antiviral Drugs

Chapter 36. Viral Vaccines

PART IV. CLINICAL VIROLOGY

Chapter 37. DNA Enveloped Viruses

Chapter 38. DNA Nonenveloped Viruses

Chapter 39. RNA Enveloped Viruses

Chapter 40. RNA Nonenveloped Viruses

Chapter 41. Hepatitis Viruses

Chapter 42. Arboviruses

Chapter 43. Tumor Viruses

Chapter 44. Slow Viruses & Prions

Chapter 45. Human Immunodeficiency Virus

Chapter 46. Minor Viral Pathogens

PART V. MYCOLOGY

Chapter 47. Basic Mycology

Chapter 48. Cutaneous & Subcutaneous Mycoses

Chapter 49. Systemic Mycoses

Chapter 50. Opportunistic Mycoses

PART VI. Parasitology

Chapter 51. Intestinal & Urogenital Protozoa

Chapter 52. Blood & Tissue Protozoa

Chapter 53. Minor Protozoan Pathogens

Chapter 54. Cestodes

Chapter 55. Trematodes

Chapter 56. Nematodes

PART VII. IMMUNOLOGY

Chapter 57. Immunity

Chapter 58. Cellular Basis of the Immune Response

Chapter 59. Antibodies

Chapter 60. Humoral Immunity

Chapter 61. Cell-Mediated Immunity

Chapter 62. Major Histocompatibility Complex & Transplantation

Chapter 63. Complement

Chapter 64. Antigen-Antibody Reactions in the Laboratory

Chapter 65. Hypersensitivity (Allergy)

Chapter 66. Tolerance & Autoimmune Disease

Chapter 67. Tumor Immunity

Chapter 68. Immunodeficiency

PART VIII. ECTOPARASITES

Chapter 69. Ectoparasites That Cause Human Disease

PART IX. INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Chapter 70. Bone and Joint Infections

Chapter 71. Cardiac Infections

Chapter 72. Central Nervous System Infections

Chapter 73. Gastrointestinal Tract Infections

Chapter 74. Pelvic Infections

Chapter 75. Upper Respiratory Tract Infections

Chapter 76. Lower Respiratory Tract Infections

Chapter 77. Skin and Soft Tissue Infections

Chapter 78. Urinary Tract Infections

PART X. BRIEF SUMMARIES OF MEDICALLY IMPORTANT ORGANISMS

PART XI. CLINICAL CASES

PART XII. PEARLS FOR THE USMLE

PART XIII. USMLE (NATIONAL BOARD) PRACTICE QUESTIONS

PART XIV. USMLE (NATIONAL BOARD) PRACTICE EXAMINATION