Microbiology An Introduction 13th Edition Gerard J. Tortora


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**Microbiology: An Introduction 13th Edition by Gerard J. Tortora**

The 13th edition of “Microbiology: An Introduction” by Gerard J. Tortora, Berdell R. Funke, and Christine L. Case is a comprehensive and bestselling textbook in the field of microbiology. This edition brings a modern perspective to microbiology, catering to the needs of today’s learners. Known for its clear presentation of complex topics, the textbook offers a good balance of concepts and applications, enhanced with advanced artwork, animations, and media through Mastering Microbiology.

The new edition introduces “Exploring the Microbiome” boxes, which cover the latest research on the microbiome and its impact on human health. Additionally, there are four new “Large Image spreads” that delve into vaccine-preventable diseases, the hygiene hypothesis, vertical transmission, and bioterrorism.

For an interactive and personalized learning experience, the textbook is available with Mastering Microbiology, an innovative teaching and learning platform designed to engage students effectively. This program, in conjunction with the textbook, ensures that students learn microbiology both inside and outside the classroom.

If you are interested in purchasing this textbook with Mastering Microbiology, make sure to inquire with your instructor about the appropriate bundle ISBN and Course ID. Instructors can reach out to their Pearson representative for further details.


**1. What updates are included in the 13th edition of “Microbiology: An Introduction”?**
The 13th edition includes new “Exploring the Microbiome” boxes and four new “Large Image spreads” on various topics related to microbiology.

**2. Is Mastering Microbiology included with the purchase of the textbook?**
No, Mastering Microbiology is not packaged with the textbook. Students need to check with their instructors for the correct bundle ISBN and Course ID.

**3. How does Mastering Microbiology enhance the learning experience for students?**
Mastering Microbiology offers a personalized learning platform that combines trusted content with digital tools to engage students effectively, providing an interactive learning experience that complements the textbook.


“Microbiology: An Introduction 13th Edition” by Gerard J. Tortora, Berdell R. Funke, and Christine L. Case is a vital resource for students and instructors in the field of microbiology. With its updated content, modern approach, and integration with Mastering Microbiology, this textbook offers a comprehensive learning experience that caters to the needs of today’s learners. Whether used in the classroom or for self-study, this textbook provides a solid foundation in microbiology.

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