A Guide to Specimen Management in Clinical Microbiology / Edition 2

A Guide to Specimen Management in Clinical Microbiology / Edition 2

by J. Michael Miller
     
 

ISBN-10: 1555811388

ISBN-13: 9781555811389

Pub. Date: 01/28/1998

Publisher: ASM Press

A Guide to Specimen Management in Clinical Microbiology is the classic reference that addresses and meets the needs of everyone in the "total testing process" circle. It provides complete, concise information on the unique needs of the microbiology laboratory regarding specimen management and is the only single source for the specimen management policies required for

Overview

A Guide to Specimen Management in Clinical Microbiology is the classic reference that addresses and meets the needs of everyone in the "total testing process" circle. It provides complete, concise information on the unique needs of the microbiology laboratory regarding specimen management and is the only single source for the specimen management policies required for laboratory results that are accurate, significant, and clinically relevant.

Medical, nursing, and medical technology students, practicing physicians, private practice offices, clinical laboratories, and public health laboratories can turn to this valuable resource to answer their questions on issues such as the correct procedures of specimen selection, collection, transport, and storage in the clinical microbiology laboratory, the rationale associated with the specimen requirements, and proper communication between the lab and its clients.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555811389
Publisher:
ASM Press
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
185
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

I. Communicating Laboratory NeedsII. Specimen Management Policies and Rationale
III. Specimen Collection and Processing
Gastrointestinal Specimens
Urine Specimens
Wound Specimens
Genital Specimens
Body Fluid Specimens
Respiratory Specimens
Viruses, Chlamydias, Rickettsiaw, and Fungi
IV. Specimen Management
Summary Tables

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