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Schaechter's Mechanisms of Microbial Disease (Mechanisms of Microbial Disease (Schaechter)) Paperback – April 6, 2006

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ISBN-13: 978-0781753425 ISBN-10: 0781753422 Edition: Fourth

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Product Details

  • Series: Mechanisms of Microbial Disease (Schaechter)
  • Paperback: 784 pages
  • Publisher: LWW; Fourth edition (April 6, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0781753422
  • ISBN-13: 978-0781753425
  • Product Dimensions: 10.8 x 8.3 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.5 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #567,029 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By W. van Schaik on January 31, 2012
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This books covers some basic aspects of microbiology and infectious disease and goes into considerable detail to describe the ways in which numerous pathogens can cause disease and how these infections can be treated. While this may be useful information for students in Medicine, it is not sufficient for students in Biological Sciences as basic microbiology is hardly discussed in this book. The book is also becoming outdated: for example, it lacks discussion on microbial genome sequencing.
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our lectures recommended this (much because one of our lectures is the author, cary engleberg). it's a very accessible read with short chapters highlighting disease mechanism and process. i highly recommend it as an overview book. great accompanist for a first year medical infectious disease course.
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Bought for medical school. Not a bad book, but better for reference during the year rather than primary text. I would recommend the "Made Ridiculously Simple" series for microbiology with this as a secondary reference.
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By S. Medalie on November 27, 2012
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This is the recommended text for many of our classes and I have found it very clear and easy to read. Helps to understand the subject
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3 of 5 people found the following review helpful By De Vinatea Ramirez Maria Luisa on November 10, 2006
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This book is easy to read. It has up to date information, has good graphics and I strongly recommend it to medical students and health professionals who want to update their grasp of pathological mechanisms of infectious diseases.
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Not terribly in depth, but it is good for an intro into micro
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