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1. Microbiology $25.00

1.1 Basic Bacteriology $1.50

This chapter is an introduction to the high yield medical microbiology. Topics discussed in this section include the cell wall, gram stain, and bacterial organelles. In addition, this chapter also discusses endotoxins and exotoxins as well as their mechanisms involved in the disease manifestations of a variety of microbial diseases. $1.50

1.2 Viral Replication and Taxonomy Free

This chapter is an introduction to the viral section of microbiology. Here we talk about the difference between DNA and RNA viruses, naked and enveloped viruses, as well as the different types of vaccines that are currently used. Free

1.3 Orthomyxovirus and Paramyxovirus Free

This chapter discusses the Orthomyxoviruses and the Paramyxoviruses. Here we talk about Influenza, Parainfluenza, Measles, and Mumps. Rubella, though not belonging to orthomyxovirus or paramyxovirus, is also discussed. High yield disease caused by these viruses as well as some treatments are also discussed. Free

1.4 Hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E Free

This chapter discusses the Hepatitis Viruses. Here we talk about the basic disease presentation of hepatitis, the specifics of hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E, the serology of hepatitis B, and also the vaccines that are currently available. Free

1.5 Bacterial Genetics Free

This chapter discusses the topics in bacterial genetics that are relevant in the field of medicine. High yield topics discussed in this chapter include transformation, transduction, lysogeny, conjugation, and transposons. Emphasis is placed on how the clinically important pathogens use these mechanisms to develop antibiotic resistance. Free

1.6 Streptococcus $1.50

This chapter discusses the bacterial group Streptococcus. In addition, the high yield lab tests that are typically used to differentiate Staphylococcus and Streptococcus, as well as distinguishing the different species of Streptococcus are also discussed. High yield diseases caused by the bacterial group Streptococcus as well as the virulence factors used by this group of bacteria are also discussed in this chapter. $1.50

1.7 Staphylococcus $1.50

This chapter discusses the bacterial group Staphylococcus. In addition, the high yield lab tests that are typically used to differentiate the different species of Staphylococcus are also discussed. High yield diseases caused by the bacterial group Staphylococcus as well as the different virulence factors used by this group of bacteria are also discussed in this chapter. $1.50

1.8 Bacillus, Clostridium, Corynebacterium, and Lesteria $1.50

This chapter discusses the diseases anthrax, botulism, tetanus, necrotizing fasciitis, and diphtheria. In addition, a very high yield organism, C. difficile, is also discussed. The virulence factors used by these bacteria and the mechanisms by which they cause the disease manifestations are also discussed. $1.50

1.9 Neisseria $1.50

This chapter discusses the high yield characteristics of Neisseria gonorrhea and Neisseria meningitides. Their virulence factors and the mechanism by which they cause meningitis and sexually transmitted diseases are also discussed. In addition to that, many other high yield diseases that this group of bacteria causes are also discussed. Several lab tests used to differentiate the two groups, N. meningitides and N. gonorrhea, are also discussed. Treatment options for these diseases are also discussed in this chapter. $1.50

1.10 Haemophilus, Bordetella, and Legionella $1.50

This chapter discusses the organisms Haemophilus, Bordetella, and Legionella in detail. The high yield virulence factors used by these bacteria as well as the classic disease that these bacteria cause are also discussed. In addition to that, treatment options for these disease are also discussed. $1.50

1.11 Pseudomonas and Klebsiella $1.50

This chapter discusses Pseudomonas and Klebsiella in detail. Diseases caused by Pseudomonas, such as osteomyelitis and pneumonia, along with the virulence factors that are found in this organism are also discussed. In addition, Klebsiella pneumoniae is also discussed. $1.50

1.12 Enterics $1.50

This chapter discusses the enteric bacteria in detail. These include E. coli, Salmonella, Shigella, Yersinia enterocolitica, Cholera, Campylobacter, Bacterioides and H. Pylori. At the end of the lecture, few high yield questions are also presented to reenforce this very high yield lecture. $1.50

1.13 Yersinia, Francisella, Brucella, Pasteurella, and Bartonella $1.50

This chapter discusses Yersinia, Francisella, Brucella, Pasteurella, and Bartonella. Several diseases mentioned included tularimia, cat-scratch disease, and the buobonic plague. $1.50

1.14 Chlamydia $1.50

This chapter discusses a very high yield sexually transmitted bacteria, Chlamydia. In addition, the life cycle of this organism is also discussed. Treatment options are also presented $1.50

1.15 Rickettsia $1.50

This chapter discusses a very high yield group of bacteria called Rickettsia. Disease presented include Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Typhus, Q Fever, and Ehrlichiosis. In addition to that, several lab tests used to detect Rickettsia are also discussed. $1.50

1.16 Spirochetes $1.50

This chapter discusses a very high yield group of bacteria called Spirochetes. Disease presented include syphilis, Lyme disease, and Weil's disease. In addition to that, several lab tests, including dark field microscopy, are also discussed. $1.50

1.17 Mycobacterium $1.50

This chapter discusses a very high yield group of bacteria called Mycobacterium. Here, we will discuss tuberculosis as well as leprosy. In addition to that, several high yield concepts such as acid fast staining, the life cycle of TB, PPD testing, and differece between latent vs. active TB are also discussed. $1.50

1.18 Mycoplasma, Actinomyces, and Nocardia $1.50

This chapter discusses the remainig three pathogenic bacteria: Mycoplasma, Ureaplasma, Actinomyces, and Nocardia. Here we present high yield concepts such as walking pneumonia, lab tests to detect ureaplasma, and ways to differentiate actinomyces from nocardia. $1.50

1.19 Fungi $1.50

This chapter discusses a huge group of organisms belonging to Fungi. Here we talk about systemic infections caused by dimorphs, cutaneous fungal infections, and opportunistic fungal infections such as candida, cryptococcus, aspergillus, and mucormycosis. High yield images of each of the fungal organism is also presented. $1.50

1.20 Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) $1.50

This chapter discusses the specifics of HIV. We talk about the life cycle as well as the opportunistic infections that are common among the HIV patients. $1.50

1.21 Herpes Virus $1.50

This chapter discusses all the Herpes viruses, which include HSV-1, HSV-2, Varicella Zoster, Ebstein Bar Virus, Cytomegalovirus, HHV-6, and HHV-8. Several disease such as infectious mononucleosis, chickenpox, roseola, Kaposi's sarcoma, and shingles are also discussed. $1.50

1.22 Rest of DNA Viruses $1.50

This chapter discusses the remaining DNA viruses that have not been discussed in the earlier lectures. Here we talk Poxvirus, Papilloma virus, Polyomavirus, Adenovirus, and Parvovirus. High yield diseases caused by each of these viruses are also discussed. $1.50

1.23 Rest of RNA Viruses $1.00

This chapter discusses the remaining RNA viruses that have not been discussed in the earlier lectures. Here we talk Arboviruses, Flavivirus, West Nile Virus, Hantavirus, Picornaviruses, Poliovirus, Coxsackievirus, Rhinovirus, Norwalk virus, Rotavirus, and Rabies. High yield diseases such as yellow fever, dengue fever, and poliomyelitis are also discussed. $1.00

1.24 Protozoans $1.00

This chapter discusses a huge group of organisms belonging to the category Protozoans. Here we talk about high yield infections caused by Entamoeba, Giardia, Cryptosporadium, Trichomonas, Toxoplasma, Pneumocystis (PCP), Trypanosoma, Malaria, Babesia, and Leishmania. High yield images and treatment of each of the protozoan organism is also presented. $1.00

1.25 Review of Microbiology by Systems $1.50

This chapter summarizes all the different organisms we have talked about and relates them to the disease that are caused by each in the different organ systems. Disease discussed include food poisoning, diarrhea, pneumonia, meningitis, urinary tract infections, ToRCHeS infections, infantile infections, and sexually transmitted disease. $1.50
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