Jawetz Melnick & Adelbergs Medical Microbiology 27 E (Lange) (Paperback)

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Understand the clinically important aspects of microbiology with this full-color review

Includes more than 20 case studies

A Doody's Core Title for 2019

The twenty-seventh edition of Jawetz, Melnick & Adelberg's Medical Microbiology delivers a concise, up-to-date overview of the roles microorganisms play in human health and illness. Linking fundamental principles with the diagnosis and treatment of microbial infections, this classic text has been updated throughout to reflect the tremendous expansion of medical knowledge afforded by molecular mechanisms, advances in our understanding of microbial pathogenesis, and the discovery of novel pathogens.

Along with brief descriptions of each organism, you will find vital perspectives on pathogenesis, diagnostic laboratory tests, clinical findings, treatment, and epidemiology. The book also includes an entire chapter of case studies that focuses on differential diagnosis and management of microbial infections.

Here's why Jawetz, Melnick & Adelberg's Medical Microbiology is essential for USMLE review:

  • 650+ USMLE-style review questions
  • 300+ informative tables and illustrations
  • 23 case studies to sharpen you differential diagnosis and management skills
  • An easy-to-access list of medically important microorganisms
  • Coverage that reflects the latest techniques in laboratory and diagnostic technologies
  • Full-color images and micrographs
  • Chapter-ending summaries
  • Chapter concept checks

Jawetz, Melnick & Adelberg's Medical Microbiology introduces you to basic clinical microbiology through the fields of bacteriology, virology, mycology, and parasitology, giving you a thorough yet understandable review of the discipline.

About the Author


Karen C. Carroll, MD (Baltimore, MD) Professor of Pathology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Director, Division Medical Microbiology, The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Janet Butel PhD (Houston, TX) is affiliated with Baylor University College of Medicine. Timothy Mietzner PhD (Pittsburgh, PA) Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780071824989
ISBN-10: 0071824987
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
Publication Date: October 20th, 2015
Pages: 864
Language: English
Series: Lange