Pocket Guide to Clinical Microbiology / Edition 2

Pocket Guide to Clinical Microbiology / Edition 2

by Patrick R. Murray
     
 

ISBN-10: 155581137X

ISBN-13: 9781555811372

Pub. Date: 09/01/1998

Publisher: ASM Press

The latest edition (reorganized to complement the Manual of Clinical Microbiology, 8th ed.) contains condensed information on the detection and identification of clinically important microbes. The guide (which adds an author, Shea, for the mycology and mycobacteriology sections) reflects changes in taxonomy and the emergence of new pathogens and diseases. Useful as a…  See more details below

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The latest edition (reorganized to complement the Manual of Clinical Microbiology, 8th ed.) contains condensed information on the detection and identification of clinically important microbes. The guide (which adds an author, Shea, for the mycology and mycobacteriology sections) reflects changes in taxonomy and the emergence of new pathogens and diseases. Useful as a laboratory reference as well as for teaching medical technologists, pathology residents, and infectious disease fellows. The authors are associated with the Clinical Microbiology Service, National Institutes of Health. Annotation © 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555811372
Publisher:
ASM Press
Publication date:
09/01/1998
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
359
Product dimensions:
4.36(w) x 7.37(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Sect. 1Taxonomic classification of medically important microorganisms1
Sect. 2Indigenous and pathogenic microbes of humans21
Sect. 3Specimen collection and transport87
Sect. 4Bacterial diagnosis129
Sect. 5Viral diagnosis233
Sect. 6Fungal diagnosis255
Sect. 7Parasitic diagnosis303
Sect. 8Vaccines, susceptibility testing methods, and susceptibility patterns345
Bibliography387
Index389

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