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Practical Handbook of Microbiology / Edition 2

Practical Handbook of Microbiology / Edition 2

by Emanuel Goldman, Lorrence H Green


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ISBN-13: 9780849393655
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/28/2008
Edition description: REV
Pages: 874
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Practical Information and Procedures for Bacteriology
Sterilization, Disinfection, and Antisepsis, J.A. Challis
Quantitation of Bacteria, P.S. Lee
Culturing and Preserving Microorganisms, L.H. Green
Stains for Light Microscopy, S. Chaskes
Identification of Gram-Positive Organisms, P.M. Colaninno
Identification of Aerobic Gram-Negative Bacteria, D.J. Kohlerschmidt, K.A. Musser, and N.B. Dumas
Plaque Assay for Bacteriophage, E. Goldman
Phage Identification of Bacteria, C.E.D. Rees and M.J. Loessner
Phage Display and Selection of Protein Ligands, W. Mandecki and E. Goldman
Diagnostic Medical Microbiology, L.H. Green
Mechanisms of Action of Antimicrobial Agents, C.E. DeMarco and S.A. Lerner
Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing, A. Wanger, Ph.D.
Bacterial Cell Wall: Morphology and Biochemistry, M. Suvorov, J.F. Fisher, and S. Mobashery
Bacterial Cell Breakage or Lysis, M.E. Bahamonde
Major Culture Collections and Sources, L.H. Green
Epidemiological Methods in Microbiology, D.A. Robinson
Part II: Information on Individual Genus and Species, and other topics
The Family Enterobacteriaceae, J M. Janda and S.L. Abbott
The Genus Pseudomonas, N.J. Palleroni
The Family Neisseriaceae, Y.A. Lue
Microbiological and Clinical Aspects of the Pathogenic Spirochetes, C.S. Pavia, Ph.D.
The Genus Vibrio and Related Genera, R.R. Colwell and J. Chun
Staphylococcus aureus and Related Staphylococci, O. Schneewind and D. Missiakas
The Genus Streptococcus, V.A. Fischetti and P. Ryan
The Genus Bacillus, Daniel R. Zeigler and John B. Perkins
The Genus Clostridium, P. Dürre
The Genus Corynebacterium, L. Eggeling and M. Bott
The Phylum Actinobacteria, A.C. Ward and N. Bora
The Family Rickettsiaceae, A.F. Azad and J.J. Gillespie
Chlamydia, L.G. Bahamonde
Mycoplasma and Related Organisms, M. May, R.F. Whitcomb, and D.R. Brown
The Genus Mycobacteria, V.J. LaBombardi
The Genus Legionella, E.M. Campodonico and C.R. Roy
The Genus Haemophilus, E.E. Adderson
The Genus Listeria, S. Barbuddhe, T. Hain, and T. Chakraborty
The Genus Campylobacter, C. Fitzgerald, J. Whichard, and P. Fields
The Genus Helicobacter, E.M. Vellozzi and E.R. Giugliano
The Genus Yersinia, S.E. Sharp
The Genus Bordetella, T.H. Stenson and M.S. Peppler
Other Zoonotic Bacteria, S.K. Shukla and S. Foley
Other Anaerobic Bacteria: Bacteroides, Porphyromonas, Prevotella, Tannerella, and Fusobacterium, J.J. Zambon, and V.I. Haraszthy
Introduction to Archaea, S.T. Gross
Overview of Biofilms and Some Key Methods for Their Study, I.N. Hirshfield, S. Barua, and P. Basu
Introduction to Bacteriophages, E. Kutter and E. Goldman
Phage Therapy: Bacteriophages as Natural, Self-Replicating Antimicrobials, E. Kutter
Introduction to Parasites, F.L. Schuster
Introduction to Yeasts, D.H. Pincus
Introduction to Virology, K.S. Rosenthal
Appendix: Survey of Selected Clinical, Commercial, and Research-Model Eubacterial Species

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