Textbook of Diagnostic Microbiology

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Copyright: 1997-07-01
  • Publisher: Amer Assn for Clinical Chemistry
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This 2nd Edition offers students a comprehensive approach to the essential information they need in identifying etiologic agents of infectious diseases. New content has been added on emerging viral pathogens, newly recognized parasitic agents, emerging resistance, and emerging technologies. Pedagogical features include tables, procedures, case studies, and illustrations. Information is presented to beginning level students in a logical approach to microbiology progressing from core principles and concepts to systematic identification of etiologic agents of infectious disease. A saleable instructor's CD-ROM is also available.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Clinical
Microbiology Bacterial Cell Structure
Physiology, Metabolism, and Genetics Control of Microorganisms
Concepts in Antimicrobial Therapy Quality Improvement in the Microbiology
Laboratory Emergent Technologies
General Concepts in Specimen
Collection and Handling Microscopic
Examination of Infected Materials
Utilization of Colonial Morphology for the Presumptive
Identification of Microorganisms
Laboratory Identification of Significant
Isolates Staphylococcus Streptococcaceae
Corynebacterium and other Non-Spore-Forming
Gram-positive Rods Aerobic
Gram-positive Bacilli Neisseria
Haemophilus and Other Fastidious gram-negative Rods
Enterobacteriaceae Vibrio, Aeromonas, Plesiomonas, and Campylobacter
Nonfermenting Gram-negative Bacilli and Miscellaneous Gram-negative
Rods Anaerobes and Clinical Importance
The Spirochetes Chlamydia, Mycoplasma, and Ureaplasma
Tuberculosis and Other Nontuberculous
Mycobacteria Medically Significant
Fungi Diagnostic Parasitology Clinical Virology
Laboratory Diagnosis of Infectious
Diseases: An Organ System Approach to Diagnostic
Microbiology Upper and Lower
Respiratory Tract Infections
Skin and Soft Tissue
Infections Gastrointestinal
Infections and Food Poisoning
Infections of the Central Nervous System
Bacteremia Urinary Tract
Infections Sexually Transmitted
Diseases Infections in Special Patient
Populations Zoonotic and Rickettsial
Infections Ocular Infections
selected Bacteriologic Culture Media, Strains, and Reagents
Selected Mycologic Media and Stains
Nomenclature Changes for the Enterobacteriaceae and Nonfermentative Bacilli
Answers to Learning Assessment Questions
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