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Microbiology: A Human Perspective

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Suitable for the non-major/allied health student, this book explains the fundamentals of microbiology, providing a general overview of the principles followed by more detailed explanations. It offers modern coverage on such topics as genomics, biofilms, and quorum sensing. It uses a body systems approach in the coverage of diseases.
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Published November 1st 2006 by McGraw-Hill Higher Education (first published August 1st 1994)
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Julie Alice
I learned that I my best subject is *not* Micro, after taking this class 2X, I surrender. Maybe it was the instructors, maybe it was my stubborn frustration w/their outdated, blurry handouts/exams... but again, I say: this is not for me.
Interesting & important, yes. Makes me feel dumb.
Hallie Huffman
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Somebody tell me why this book isn't assigned in Jr High or High School. This is a great book. If I had kids I'd read it to them myself. Maybe then we could get them to wash their hands (who knew it took so very little E.coli to cause disease and so quickly!) The insights into WHY you "should" do this or that would resonate so much clearer than "Do what I tell ya". The things in this book are things EVERYONE should know about their own bodies and how to protect them. The pacing was great, as was ...more
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