Lippincott Microcards: Microbiology Flash Cards Fourth Edition

Lippincott Microcards: Microbiology Flash Cards Fourth EditionThis best-selling microbiology deck is now more up-to-date and high-yield than ever. Each card features a microorganism on the front and details its clinical presentation, pathogenesis, diagnosis,

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and treatment on the back. Full-color clinical photos, schematics, and algorithms allow you to test yourself, identify pathogens, classify organisms, and prepare for end-of-course exams and the USMLE Step 1.
Use study time effectively with this flash card deck!
Full-color photomicrographs and schematics depict the morphology of pathogens, structural features, and clinical findings.
Recall format keeps your review lively and quick—maximizing study time.
Algorithms on each card classify organisms for easy memorization.

Lippincott Microcards: Microbiology Flash Cards Fourth Edition
by Harpavat MD, Sanjiv (Author), Nissim MD, Sahar (Author)
ISBN-13: 978-1451192353
ISBN-10: 1451192355

Lippincott Microcards: Microbiology Flash Cards Fourth Edition – Content

Dedication v
Acknowledgments vii
Preface ix
CONCEPT CARDS 1
MICROORGANISM CARDS
Gram Bacteria 11
Gram Bacteria 34
Other Bacteria: Acid-Fast, Spirochetes, and Not Gram or Gram Bacteria 58
RNA Viruses 72
DNA Viruses 100
Fungi 113
Protozoa 123
Helminths 135
Prions 147

Index 148
References 151


The authors and editors have taken care to make certain that the information contained herein is accurate. Given, however, the possibility of human error, no parties involved in the publication of this work guarantee that the information contained herein is complete or accurate in every respect and are not responsible for the results obtained from the use of this information. It is in no way implied or suggested that the information contained herein is to be used in any way to direct or alter the management of patients. Readers are encouraged to confi rm the information contained herein by consulting additional sources.


Lippincott Microcards: Microbiology Flash Cards Fourth Edition – Dedication

In much of our world today, infectious disease is a leading cause of human suffering, economic loss, and death. Here, we aspire to accumulate in a concise and clear way the most current clinical information about the agents behind these problems. We dedicate this effort to all health care professionals and scientists working to understand, treat, and eradicate infectious disease both in the United States and around the world.


Lippincott Microcards: Microbiology Flash Cards Fourth Edition – Acknowledgments

These cards refl ect the hard work of many editors and proofreaders, without whom this project would have never been completed. We would like to thank several people at Lippincott Williams & Wilkins for the support and guidance they gave us in the fourth edition of this card deck: Shannon Magee, Stephanie Roulias, and David Orzechowski.

We would also like to thank Michael Brown for consultation and Harold Medina for assistance with artistic design.
Many fi ne physicians helped edit various sections to ensure that the information is concise, relevant, and accurate. We especially appreciate the help of Dr. Bill Rodriguez, Dr. Nilesh B. Dave, Dr. Manisha Harpavat, Dr. Yi Chen Lai, Dr. Joseph Mahoney, Dr. Lokesh Nagori, Dr. Andrew Norwalk, Dr. Adrienne L. Prestridge, Dr. Tahniat Syed, Dr. Ingrid Herrmann, and Dr. Gurpreet Singh Bhalla.

Each provided critical comments on various parts of the manuscript. We would also like to thank students around the world who have helped improve this product with their comments. In previous editions, these students included Nadia Caballero (Pritzker School of Medicine), Jessica Felt (University of Rochester), Stephen Massimi (Albert Einstein College of Medicine), Ashwin Narayana (American University of Antigua – College of Medicine), Drorit Or (Haifa, Israel), Jon Roggenkamp (Riverside Community College), Danial Mir (Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar), and Isaac Shalom (Tel Aviv University). In this edition, Motahar Basam (Howard University College of Medicine), Anne Coleman (University of Vermont College of Medicine), Richard Huang (St. George’s University School of Medicine), Jasmin Moradi (St. George’s University School of Medicine), Emily Hadley Strout (University of Vermont College of Medicine), Edward Traver (Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine), and Rafael Wabl (University of California, San Francisco) provided valuable suggestions that we used to improve the cards…….

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