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Resources for M1s

This guide has been created specifically for first year medical students. There are links to required readings as well as other useful resources

Recommended Text books:
Schaechter's Mechanisms of Microbial Disease. 5th ed.
Salyers' Bacterial Pathogenesis: A Molecular Approach. 3rd ed
Goodman & Gilman's Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed
Fields Virology 6th ed
Baron, S.  Medical Microbiology 4th ed, 1996
Murray, PR, Rosenthal KS, Pfaller MA  Medical Microbiology  7th ed, 2013 (Becker Library has print copy)
Walker T.S  Microbiology. 1998 (Becker Library has print copy)
Richman, DD Clinical virology.  1st, 2nd, 3rd editions (Becker Library has print copies)

Useful Text books:

Nicoll, D  Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests     6th ed

Hotez, PJ  Neglected tropical diseases in sub-saharan Africa: review of their prevalence, distribution and disease burden.  PloS Negl Trop Dis, 2009; 3(8): e412
Hotez, PJ Rescuing the bottom billion through control of neglected tropical diseases.    Lancet 2009; 373(9674);1570-5
Taylor, BS  The challenge of HIV-1 subtype diversity.    N Engl J Med  2008 358(15);1590-602
Barouch, DH  Challenge in the development of an HIV-1 vaccine.  Nature  2009 455(7213); 613-19
Haase AT  Targeting early infection to prevent HIV-1 mucosal transmission.  Nature 2010 464(7286);217-23
Cohen MS, et al.  Acute HIV-1 Infection    N Engl J Med 2011 364(20); 1943-54
Wainberg MA, et al.  Development of antiretroviral drug resistance.  N Engl J Med 2011 365(7); 637-46
Ruelas DS , et al.  An integrated overview of HIV-1 latency.  Cell 2013 155(3); 519-29
Piot P, et al.  Response to the AIDS pandemic-a global health model.  N Engl J Med  2013 369(12);1180

Fraser C, et al.  Virulence and pathogenesis of HIV-1 infection: an evolutionary perspective.  Science  2014 343(6177); 1243727

Web links:
American Society for Microbiology
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Program for Monitoring Emerging Diseases (Promed) 
CDC Threat Report on Antibiotic Resistance
PubMed Health
Parasitology Courses on the Web
Tropical Diseases Web-ring
Protozoan images and links
CDC Botulism factsheet

CDC Pneumonic Plague factsheet
CDC Smallpox factsheet
CDC Tularemia facts
CDC Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers
Candida albicans site
Model yeast genome site
CDC Legionella site