Bacteriology of Humans: An Ecological Perspective
January 2009, Wiley-Blackwell
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“Wilson provides the reader with an up-to-date, comprehensive census of the indigenous microorganisms that inhabit the human body and in so doing contributes significantly to this rapidly advancing area of study. The narrative is clearly written; the index is excellent; there are numerous bibliographic citations. Each chapter is rich with tables, diagrams, color micrographs, and charts … .Each section serves as a valuable resource for understanding the influence of microbes on human health and disease. Highly recommended.” (Choice Reviews, December 2008)
“This comprehensive, yet accessible text provides an up-to-date guide to the development, composition and distribution of these microbial communities. This is an excellent and informative reference book … it should be on the shelf of every major science and medical library. The content, organization, and presentation make this book a unique resource. The author introduces a valuable framework for understanding the important role that the indigenous human microflora plays.” (Doody's Book Reviews, October 2008)