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Viruses: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition


Dorothy H. Crawford

March 2018

Very Short Introductions

From modern pandemics such as HIV, Ebola, and Zika, to stories of vaccination and antiviral drugs, this Very Short Introduction charts our struggle against viruses. Outlining their origins, structure, and method of infection, Dorothy Crawford explores the vast variety of viruses, and asks if we can live in harmony with them in the future.

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Learning Microbiology through Clinical Consultation


Berenice Langdon, Aodhán Breathnach

June 2016

Learning Microbiology through Clinical Consultation is a highly accessible text which describes the fundamentals of microbiology within the practice setting in an informative way. It is an ideal resource for medical students and newly qualified doctors, as well as anyone wishing to study medicine or preparing for medical school interviews.

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Human Virology

Fifth Edition


John Oxford, Paul Kellam, Leslie Collier

May 2016

Highly Commended in Basic and Clinical Sciences in the 2017 BMA Medical Book Awards - The only introductory level undergraduate text to focus of human virology.

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Microbiology: A Very Short Introduction


Nicholas P. Money

December 2014

Very Short Introductions

Modern microbiology has transformed our understanding of life on earth, and had a huge impact on medicine, agriculture, and biotechnology. In this Very Short Introduction, Nicholas P. Money explores the microbial world, considering its diversity and vital roles in ecosystems, including the human body.

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Medical Microbiology

Second Edition


Michael Ford

February 2014

Fundamentals of Biomedical Science

Places the theory of medical microbiology in the context of biomedical science practice.

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Bacteria: A Very Short Introduction


Sebastian G.B. Amyes

May 2013

Very Short Introductions

In this Very Short Introduction, Sebastian Amyes explores the nature of bacteria. As a fundamental branch of life, they inhabit every part of the Earth's surface. Amyes examines their origin and evolution, bacteria in the environment, and bacteria and disease, to demonstrate the fundamental role they play in our existence.

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