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Clinical Laboratory Microbiology: A Practical Approach / Edition 1

Clinical Laboratory Microbiology: A Practical Approach / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780130921956
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 04/06/2010
Series: MyHealthProfessionsKit Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 1152
Sales rank: 1,214,883
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents






Part One: Introduction to Diagnostic Microbiology

Chapter 1: Development of Diagnostic Microbiology

Chapter 2: Taxonomy and Classification

Chapter 3: The Bacterial Cell

Chapter 4: The Host’s Encounter with Microbes

Chapter 5: Safety

Part Two: Routine Specimen Processing

Chapter 6: Specimen Collection

Chapter 7: Cultivation of Microorganisms

Chapter 8: Presumptive Identification

Chapter 9: Final Identification

Chapter 10: Immunological Tests

Chapter 11: Susceptibility Testing

Chapter 12: Emerging Technologies

Part Three: Special Specimen Processing

Chapter 13: Acid-Fast Bacilli Cultures

Chapter 14: Fungal Cultures

Chapter 15: Ova and Parasites

Chapter 16: Viral, Chlamydial & Rickettsial Specimens

Part Four: Clinically Significant Isolates

Chapter 17: Aerobic Gram Positive Cocci

Chapter 18: Aerobic Gram Negative Cocci

Chapter 19: Aerobic Gram Positive Rods

Chapter 20: Fastidious Gram-Negative Rods

Chapter 21: Enterobacteriaceae

Chapter 22: Non-fermenting Gram Negative Rods

Chapter 23: Vibrio, Aeromonas, Plesiomonas, Campylobacter and Helicobacter

Chapter 24: Anaerobic Bacteria

Chapter 25: Spirochetes

Chapter 26: Mycobacterium Species

Chapter 27: Miscellaneous Microorganisms

Chapter 28: Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma

Chapter 29: Medical Mycology

Chapter 30: Parasitology

Chapter 31: Intracellular Microorganisms

Part Five: Analysis of Body Systems for Infectious Disease

Chapter 32: Cardiovascular System

Chapter 33: Respiratory System

Chapter 34: Urinary System

Chapter 35: Gastrointestinal System

Chapter 36: Genital System

Chapter 37: The Integumentary System

Chapter 38: Central Nervous System

Chapter 39: Skeletal System

Chapter 40: Opportunistic Infections

Chapter 41: Nosocomial Infection

Chapter 42: Global Threats

Appendix A: Answers to Case Studies

Appendix B: Answers to Checkpoints

Appendix C: Answers to Learning Opportunities

Appendix D: Medium Formulations

Appendix E: Methods



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