Manual of Clinical Microbiology

Manual of Clinical Microbiology

by Albert Balows

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First published in 1970, previous edition in 1985. MCM5 is enlarged and restructured to keep pace with new developments and technology. Users must have knowledge of the fundamentals of microbiology and possess basic laboratory skills. Operational and organizational chapters address topics ranging from collecting and managing clinical specimens to selecting the best methodological approach for determining strain identity. Subsequent chapters deal with specific microorganisms as etiologic agents and with the clinical microbiologic laboratory in various treatment and research functions. Member price, $64. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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