A state-of-the-art examination of research in this field and the impact of this gram-positive pathogen on human disease. * Provides coverage of topics in basic microbiology such as details of DNA transformation, molecular and medical epidemiology, the molecular basis of invasive disease, and various interactions with host defenses. * Presents important historical information on the field of pneumococcal research and suggests strategies for future investigation. * Serves as a valuable source of information for graduate and medical school students, infectious disease specialists, and field researchers in the pathogenesis of gram-positive bacteria.
This title is published by the American Society for Microbiology Press and distributed by Taylor and Francis in rest of world territories.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 427 pages
- Publisher: American Society for Microbiology
- Publication Date: 21/06/2004
- Category: Bacteriology (non-medical)
- ISBN: 9781555812973