Books tagged: microbiology

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Microbiology Case Studies: Bacterial, Viral, Fungal, Protozoal, and Prion Diseases of the Nervous System
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Series: Microbiology. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Microbiology
This is a collection of case studies on bacterial, viral, fungal, protozoal, and prion diseases of the nervous system. Ideal for students taking an introductory course in microbiology that includes the study of diseases.
The Giving Plague
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Price: Free! Words: 7,300. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Not all villains succeed at being evil. Not all diseases deserve the word plague. Fate can be ironic indeed. The chilling short story, The Giving Plague, follows microbiologist Forry, a self-proclaimed cynic, as he encounters a virus transmitted by blood donations that could alter humanity for good, forcing him to wrestle with his own inner demons.
Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology: Urinary System
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Series: Human Anatomy and Physiology. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / General
This is a collection of multiple choice questions on the urinary system. Topics covered include kidney functions, external anatomy of kidneys, location of kidneys, internal anatomy of kidneys, nephrons, kidney blood vessels, glomerular filtration, tubular reabsorption, tubular secretion, acid-base balance, elimination of urine and urine characteristics.
Welcome To The First Day
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 193,450. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A Special Forces vet battles for survival on the first day of the zombie apocalypse. He must rescue his pregnant wife in the midst of a San Francisco cityscape teeming with red-eyed monsters, find supplies to aid in survival, and locate a place of refuge with food, water and loads of weapons for his fellow survivors--all before succumbing to the effects of being bitten in the first hour of ZDay.
Antidote: Clandestine Warfare in Modern Russia
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,110. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Antidote is about the very real danger that, in the future, bacteria can be used as weapons of terror. In this story, a group of Soviet Georgians develop a strain of common bacteria and create an epidemic against the Russian High Command. Robert Cook, a microbiologist in La Jolla helps track down the perpetrators through France, Moscow and the Georgian republic.
Bad Nerd Falling
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,420. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Can this nerd manage to hold on to her super-soldier? Now that he's home she finally has a chance to find out. Only the terrorists eyeing Rurikstan like a tasty morsel might thwart her best efforts.
U.S. Army Medical Correspondence Course: Preservation of Foods, Microbiology, Food Spoilage, Microbial Growth, Chemical and Thermal Preservation, Additives, Canning, Meat, Fruits and Vegetables
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,920. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Methods / Professional
In this subcourse, we will be concerned with those tiny organisms that are unfriendly, because they are responsible for a large percentage of spoilage in foods. We believe it is important to know about those microorganisms that cause food deterioration so that we can eliminate deterioration in foods before it occurs.
U.S. Army Medical Correspondence Course: Microbiology for the Veterinary Specialist - Bacteria, Pathogenicity, Anaerobic, Antibacterial Agents, Sterilization, Foodborne Illness, Food Spoilage, Mold
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,690. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Why are we interested in microbiology? Microorganisms are one of the major causes of food spoilage and food deterioration in the Armed Forces. Millions of dollars' worth of subsistence is lost due to microbial spoilage each year. Additionally, many man-hours are lost due to outbreaks of foodborne illness.
U.S. Army Medical Correspondence Course: Therapeutics V - Microbiology, Intestinal Parasites, Antiparasitic Agents, Antibiotics, Antifungals, Antihistamines, Antimalarial, Vitamins
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,470. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
In this subcourse, Subcourse MED808, we shall view a drug in its treatment of specific ailments. We have included a section on biologicals and vitamins and minerals primarily because natural resistance, and vitamins and minerals can prevent as well as successfully treat disease, malnutrition, and vitamin deficiencies.
无 药 可 救 ? —库克神探之步步惊心
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,840. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: February 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
故事背景是假设在不远的将来,一小撮具备专业背景的生物恐怖分子可能会利用最新基因技术研制出“超级病菌”,令所有现有抗生素或治疗手段对之都无济于事。即便生物恐怖主义的威胁其实并不存在,可现在患者即使只是轻度感染,医生也会开出药效最强的抗生素,这种过度用药会导致各种抗生素逐渐丧失药效。过度用药问题在全球范围内普遍存在,加之病菌的不断演变,这些正对全人类的健康构成严峻威胁。