Vocabulary/general structure, life cycle & classification/ microbial functions/relation between infect. agents & body.
A comprehensive introduction covering basics such as lab techniques, major groups of microorganisms, genetics, control measures, and immunity, with advanced chapters on medical bacteriology, microbial groups, microorganisms in the natural world, and industrial microbiology. Includes detailed chapter summaries, and multiple- choice, concept, and critical thinking questions, plus a student notebook with color diagrams based on available transparencies. This second edition reflects changes in the field since 1993. For students with little or no science background. Another ISBN is also associated with this book: 0-697-29393-9. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)