Lippincott's Microcards: Microbiology Flash Cards (3rd Edition)

By Sanjiv Harpavat, Sahar Nissim

This best-selling microbiology deck is now extra updated and high-yield than ever. each one card incorporates a microorganism at the entrance and info its medical presentation, pathogenesis, prognosis, and remedy at the again. Full-color scientific photographs, schematics, and algorithms let you try your self, establish pathogens, classify organisms, and get ready for end-of-course checks and the USMLE Step 1.

Use learn time successfully with this flash card deck!
Full-color photomicrographs and schematics depict the morphology of pathogens, structural gains, and scientific findings.
Recall structure retains your evaluation vigorous and quick—maximizing examine time.
Algorithms on each one card classify organisms for simple memorization.
Take your research at the street! This deck contains on-line entry to 70 bonus USMLE-style Q&A.

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