Diagnostic Bacteriology / Edition 1

Diagnostic Bacteriology / Edition 1

by Margaret A. Bartelt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803603010

ISBN-13: 9780803603011

Pub. Date: 10/28/1999

Publisher: F. A. Davis Company

Organized in a concise, simplified manner using an outline format to organize the material, this text emphasizes the role of the clinical microbiology laboratory in diagnosing and treating diseases. Bacteria (e.g., gram-positive, anaerobic, etc.) and laboratory procedures (e.g., antimicrobial agents and susceptibility tests) are clustered in seven unique sections.

Overview

Organized in a concise, simplified manner using an outline format to organize the material, this text emphasizes the role of the clinical microbiology laboratory in diagnosing and treating diseases. Bacteria (e.g., gram-positive, anaerobic, etc.) and laboratory procedures (e.g., antimicrobial agents and susceptibility tests) are clustered in seven unique sections. Chapter study questions and a 100-question comprehensive exam are included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803603011
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
10/28/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
500
Sales rank:
648,289
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Section 1: Introduction

1. Introduction to Diagnostic Bacteriology

2. Laboratory Operations

3. Immunologic and Molecular Procedures

Section 2: Gram-Positive Bacteria

4. Staphylococci and Related Organisms

5. Streptococci and Related Organisms

6. Gram-Positive Rods

Section 3: Gram-Negative Bacteria

7. Gram-Negative Cocci

8. Haemophilus

9. Enterobacteriaceae

10. Nonfermentative Gram-Negative Bacilli

11. Vibrio, Campylobacter, and Related Organisms

12. Miscellaneous Gram-Negative Bacilli

Section 4: Anaerobic Bacteriology

13. Anaerobic Bacteriology Procedures

14. Anaerobic Bacteria

Section 5: Miscellaneous Organisms

15. Mycobacteria

16. Chlamydia and Spirochetes

17. Miscellaneous Bacteria

Section 6: Culturing Specimens

18. Introduction to Specimen Cultures

19. Blood Cultures

20. Gastrointestinal and Genitourinary Tract Infections

21. Respiratory Tract and Other Cultures

Section 7: Antimicrobial Agents and Susceptibility Tests

22. Antimicrobial Agents

23. Antimicrobial Susceptibility Tests

Comprehensive Final Examination

Glossary

Appendices: Abbreviations and Acronyms

Summary of Selected Media

Microscopic Characteristics of Selected Organisms

Distinctive Colonial Characteristics of Selected Organisms

Summary of Selected Identification Tests

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