BRS Microbiology and Immunology is a popular volume in the Board Review Series for medical students. Written in a concise, readable outline format, this book is intended to cover topics most commonly tested on USMLE. Included are 300 to 500 review questions in the USMLE-style format, and a comprehensive examination.
- Over 350 USMLE-style questions, answers, and rationales
- Features both "bug" and organ-systems approaches
- Highlights key topics
- Focus on critical microbiological and immunological concepts needed to understand important human infections and the immune system function and malfunction
Table of Contents
1. General Properties of Microorganisms 2. Bacteria 3. Bacterial Taxonomy 4. Bacterial Diseases 5. Viruses 6. Systems-based and Situational Viral Infections 7. Mycology 8. Fungal Diseases 9. Parasitology 10. Parasitic Diseases 11. Clues for Distinguishing Causative Infectious Agents 12. Immunology Comprehensive Examination