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Microbiology, 6/e

Lansing M Prescott, Augustana College
John P Harley, Eastern Kentucky University
Donald A Klein, Colorado State University

ISBN: 0072556781
Copyright year: 2005


For the Student

  • A Student Study Guide by Linda Sherwood of Montana State University is a valuable resource that provides learning objectives, study outlines, learning activities, and self-testing material to help students master course content.
  • The Microbiology, sixth edition, Online Learning Center ( provides self-quizzes, terminology exercises, study tips, web resources, etc., to aid students in mastering and integrating content.
  • The sixth edition of Laboratory Exercises in Microbiology by John P. Harley has been prepared to accompany the text. Like the text, the laboratory manual provides a balanced introduction to laboratory techniques and principles that are important in each area of microbiology. The class-tested exercises are modular and short so that an instructor can easily choose only those exercises that fit his or her course. The sixth edition contains recipes for all reagents and media. New exercises in biotechnology have been added to this edition. A new appendix provides practice in solving dilution problems.

Dynamic Media

  • Microbes in Motion, third edition, is an interactive, easy-to-use general microbiology CD-ROM that helps students actively explore and understand microbial structure and function through audio, video, animations, illustrations, slide shows, and text. Eighteen books cover topics from microbial genetics to vaccines.
  • HyperClinic, second edition, CD-ROM allows students to evaluate realistic case studies that include patient histories and descriptions of signs and symptoms. Students can either analyze the results of physician-ordered clinical tests to reach a diagnosis, or evaluate a case study scenario and decide which clinical samples should be taken and which diagnostic tests should be run. More than 200 pathogens are profiled, 105 case studies presented, and 46 diagnostic tests covered.

For the Instructor

  • The Digital Content Manager CD-ROM is the image resource for course presentations. The DCM contains virtually all of the line art, photos, and tables from Microbiology, sixth edition, as well as animations, videos, active-art, and a PowerPoint Lecture set for each chapter. See page xx for further details!
  • Instructor Testing and Resource CD-ROM is offered free on request to adopters of the text. This cross-platform CD provides a database of over 2,500 objective questions for preparing exams and a grade-recording program.
  • A set of 250 full-color acetate transparencies is available to supplement classroom lectures. These have been enhanced for projection and are available to adopters of the sixth edition.
  • The Online Learning Center ( provides multiple resources for course enhancement. Moreover, all the McGraw-Hill media resources are easily loaded into course management systems such as WebCT or Blackboard.

To obtain an instructor login for this Online Learning Center, ask your local sales representative. If you're an instructor thinking about adopting this textbook, request a free copy for review.