Discounted Books

Renew your ASM membership online by December 31, 2009 and be eligible to purchase select ASM Press titles at reduced rates!

All of the below titles will be available at $15 below the member rate until January 15, 2010 when you renew online before the end of this year.  Renew online at  ASM's eStore.

Food Safety: Old Habits, New Perspectives list price $49.95 your price $34.95

Offers an intriguing, anecdotal assessment of food and waterborne illnesses from farm to fork. It examines how modern technology and traditional views about food safety and food handling can affect consumer safety and it concludes that the responsibility lies with a variety of people, including regulators, food producers, food handlers, and consumers.

Antimicrobial Agents: Antibacterials and Antifungals list price $139.95 your price $124.95

Features more than 1,200 illustrations, over 1,500 tables, and more than 3,000 references and covers the history, chemistry, synthesis, mechanisms of action, pharmacology, and efficacy of all antimicrobial agents.

Manual of Molecular and Clinical Laboratory Immunology, 7th Edition list price $179.95 your price $164.95

Renamed Manual of Molecular and Clinical Laboratory Immunology, the 7th edition of the Manual of Clinical Laboratory Immunology continues the tradition of serving as the guide for laboratory directors. All existing chapters have been significantly revised and updated in the 7th edition.

Germ Proof Your Kids: the Complete Guide to Protecting (without Overprotecting) Your Family from Infections list price $29.95 your price $14.95

The inside source on germ defense from antibiotics and vaccines to health foods and home remedies. Written by internationally respected pediatrician and infectious diseases specialist Harley Rotbart, this book offers an accessible, comprehensive handbook for parents and physicians.

DNA Repair and Mutagenesis, 2nd Edition list price $99.95 your price $84.95

Featuring more than 10,000 references and a text lavishly complemented by over 700 illustrations, this edition is a timely update to the original edition published in 1995. Completely reorganized, the new edition presents a significant overhaul of the existing chapters and introduces important new material, reflective of the major changes and developments that have occurred in the field over the last decade.

Viruses and the Evolution of Life list price $79.95 your price $64.95

This book is an intriguing presentation of the virus host relationship, as revealed through an examination of host evolution. Starting with prebiotic precursors of life, the book features an engaging discussion of various life forms and how each group has been affected by viruses.

The Elusive Malaria Vaccine: Miracle or Mirage? list price: $39.95  your price: $24.95
Chronicling a 100-year quest, this book tells the fascinating story of the hunt for the still-elusive malaria vaccine. It’s clear, engaging style makes the book accessible to a general audience and brings to life all the drama of the hunt, celebrating the triumphs and documenting the failures.

Clinical Laboratory Management   list price: $149.95  your price:  $134.95

This is a comprehensive volume presenting authoritative information on the management challenges facing today’s clinical laboratories. It is an invaluable resource for laboratory directors, managers, and supervisors, and will also teach healthcare practitioners at all levels how to hear, speak, and thoroughly understand the operational language of healthcare administration.

Emerging Diseases 8  list price: $139.95  your price:  $124.95

This new volume in the series offers an updated review of new and emerging pathogens and infectious diseases, including novel non-SARS coronaviruses, community associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, pertussus, extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis, and many others.

HIV and the Pathogenesis of AIDS, 3e list price: $99.95  your price $84.95

This volume provides a state-of-the-art review of the current research, explains the history of the disease, and examines how scientists, clinicians, and public health workers have responded to the challenges presented by HIV/AIDS in the 25 years since its recognition.