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Alcamo, I. Edward

Works: 97 works in 355 publications in 1 language and 13,095 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Outlines and syllabi  Examinations  History 
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Most widely held works about I. Edward Alcamo
Most widely held works by I. Edward Alcamo
DNA technology : the awesome skill by I. Edward Alcamo( )

34 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 1,846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I. Edward Alcamo surveys the remarkable history, state-of-the-art procedures, and astonishing benefits that DNA technology already provides to humanity. DNA Technology, Second Edition brings the relevant background and up-to-date understanding of DNA together in one accessible source - an important foundation appropriate for a wide variety of readerships."--BOOK JACKET
Fundamentals of microbiology by I. Edward Alcamo( Book )

66 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in English and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introductory course in microbiology. The text is divided into seven principal areas ranging from the foundation of microbiology to an outline on how microorganisms contribute to the quality of life and the industrial process. The text also provides a firm foundation for advanced programs in medicine, dentistry and similar professions
Biology by I. Edward Alcamo( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A logically presented, easy-to-grasp review of biology
Schaum's outlines : microbiology by I. Edward Alcamo( )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Microbiology -- Examinations, questions, etc
Anatomy and physiology the easy way by I. Edward Alcamo( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents detailed information about human anatomy and physiology, with diagrams, tables, and review questions
Avian flu by Jeffrey N Sfakianos( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains avian flu symptoms, effects, treatment, and the history of influenza
Barron's E-Z anatomy and physiology by Barbara Krumhardt( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors of E-Z Anatomy and Physiology present an extensive review of the human body's structural framework and describe how it functions. Each of 23 chapters covers a separate system of the body and includes review questions with answers. The book is filled with charts, diagrams, and instructive line illustrations. Books in Barron's new E-Z series are enhanced and updated editions of Barron's older, highly popular Easy Way books. New cover designs reflect the brand-new interior layouts, which feature extensive two-color treatment, a fresh, modern typeface, and more graphic material than ever. Charts, graphs, diagrams, line illustrations, and where appropriate, amusing cartoons help make learning E-Z in a variety of subjects. Barron's E-Z books are self-teaching manuals focused to improve students' grades in skill levels that range between senior high school and college-101 standards
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria by Patrick Guilfoile( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Provides a comprehensive discussion of the types of antibiotics, the ways bacteria develop resistance to these drugs, and the countermeasures scientists are developing for the future"--Page 4 of cover
AIDS : the biological basis by I. Edward Alcamo( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revised and updated to meet the needs of students, academics and AIDS professionals, this book has critical, up-t-date information on AIDS and HIV, including: the physiology of the HIV-T-cell relationship; the spread of AIDS throughout Africa and Asia; new insights into needle exchange programs; how the viral load has become a key diagnostic tool for tracking HIV infection; the use of zidovudine to control pediatric AIDS; work on the AIDS vaccine; and the use of HAART to control AIDS in adults
Lyme disease by Len Yannielli( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lyme disease is the number one vector-borne disease in the United States. Borrelia burgdorferi, the parasitic organism that causes Lyme disease, is carried by the lxodes tick. Lyme disease can cause arthritis-like symptoms, a red, circular rash, and neurological problems. The disease is not usually deadly, but the symptoms can become chronic. This book focuses on the history and epidemiology of the disease, as well as treatment and prevention options. The controversy over the Lyme disease vaccine and the future of the disease is also discussed. Explores the places this vectorborne disease thrives and the interdisciplinary sciences that are used to treat, prevent, and control it
Escherichia coli infections by Shannon D Manning( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a study of the E. Coli bacteria, its history and method of infection, its treatment and prevention, and protecting people against bioterrorism involving the food supply
Meningitis by Brian Shmaefsky( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book describes the many forms and symptoms of meningitis, a disease that causes inflammation of the meninges (the protective covering that surrounds the brain and spinal cord), and explains the difficulties in identifying the microorganism before treatment can begin
AIDS : the biological basis by Benjamin S Weeks( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Completely updated with the latest findings and statistical information available, the new sixth edition of this text continues to educate students about effectively controlling the spread of HIV and AIDS. Designed for non-science majors taking a special topics and/or general education course, a comprehensive and accessible text that explores the history of AIDS. Includes the latest information on HIV testing, and provides background material to help students understand the biological basis of this continuing pandemic. The fully updated and revised Sixth Edition includes an all-new focus on immunology, providing more background information for students so they can fully appreciate the mechanisms used by HIV to overcome the body's defenses. The text also includes new material on the pharmacology used to treat HIV/AIDS and the latest available epidemiological data. The Sixth Edition incorporates key pedagogical features of previous editions, as well as updated study materials, global facts about HIV, and question-and-answer sections that reinforce main concepts. Ideally suited for both undergraduate and graduate students in biology, microbiology, nursing, and public health programs, this book provides readers with an extensive breadth of basic knowledge in AIDS immunopathology, epidemiology, the design and function of AIDS drugs, and the ongoing search for a vaccine
Alcamo's fundamentals of microbiology by Jeffrey C Pommerville( Book )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ninth edition of award-winning author Jeffrey Pommerville's classic text provides nursing and allied health students with a firm foundation in microbiology, with an emphasis on human disease. An educator himself, Dr. Pommerville incorporates accessible, engaging pedagogical elements and student-friendly ancillaries to help students maximize their understanding and retention of key concepts. Ideal for the non-major, the ninth edition includes numerous updates and additions, including the latest disease data and statistics, new material on emerging disease outbreaks, an expanded use of concept maps, and may other pedagogical features. With an inviting "Learning Design" format and Study Smart notes to students, Alcamo's Fundamentals of Microbiology, Ninth Edition ensures student success as they delve into the exciting world of microbiology
Cholera by William Coleman( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history of cholera, including the characteristics of the disease that enable it to spread, the immunology, and treatment of this deadly disease
Salmonella by Danielle A Brands( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readers will learn how these deadly viruses and bacteria cause disease and what steps have been taken to eradicate them
Tuberculosis by Kim Renee Finer( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an overview of tuberculosis, covering its history, causes, diagnosis, treatment, and other related topics
DNA technology : the Awesome Skill by I. Edward Alcamo( )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives the educated layperson a survey of DNA by presenting a brief history of genetics, an outline of techniques, and indications of breakthroughs in cloning and other DNA advances. This book helps students, business people, lawyers, and jurists gain confidence in their ability to understand and appreciate DNA technology and human genetics
Polio by Alan Hecht( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an overview of the disease polio, covering its history, transmission, and other aspects, and the lives of vaccine developers Albert Sabin and Jonas Salk
Schaum's outline of theory and problems of microbiology by I. Edward Alcamo( Book )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Alcamo, I. Edward.

Alcamo, Ignacio Edward, 1941-

Alcamo, Ignazio Edward 1941-

알카모, I. 에드워드

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Fundamentals of microbiologyBiologySchaum's outlines : microbiologyAnatomy and physiology the easy wayAvian fluBarron's E-Z anatomy and physiologyAntibiotic-resistant bacteriaAIDS : the biological basis