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Textbook of Diagnostic Microbiology / Edition 5

Textbook of Diagnostic Microbiology / Edition 5


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ISBN-13: 9780323089890
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 03/04/2014
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 1096
Sales rank: 244,170
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.90(d)

Table of Contents

Part I Introduction to Clinical Microbiology

1. Bacterial Cell Structure, Physiology, Metabolism, and Genetics

2. Host-Pathogen Interaction

3. The Laboratory Role in Infection Control NEW!

4. Control of Microorganisms

5. Performance Improvement in the Microbiology Laboratory

6. Specimen Collection and Processing

7. Microscopic Examination of Infected Materials

8. Use of Colonial Morphology for the Presumptive Identification of Microorganisms

9. Biochemical Identification of Gram-Negative Bacteria NEW!

10. Immunodiagnosis of Infectious Diseases NEW!

11. Applications of Molecular Diagnostics

12. Antibiotic Mechanisms of Action and Resistance

13. Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing

Part II Laboratory Identification of Significant Isolates

14. Staphylococci

15. Streptococcus, Enterococcus and Other Catalase-Negative Gram-Positive Cocci

16. Corynebacterium and Other Nonspore-Forming Gram-Positive Rods

17. Aerobic Gram-Positive Bacilli

18. Neisseria Species and Moraxella Catarrhalis

19. Haemophilus and Other Fastidious Gram-Negative Bacilli

20. Enterobacteriacae

21. Vibrio, Aeromonas, and Campylobacer Species

22. Nonfermenting and Miscellaneous Gram-Negative Bacilli

23. Anaerobes of Clinical Importance

24. The Spirochetes

25. Chlamydia, Mycoplasma, and Ureaplasma

26. Mycobacterium Tuberculosis and Other Nontuberculous Mycobacteria

27. Medically Significant Fungi

28. Diagnostic Parasitology

29. Clinical Virology

30. Agents of Bioterror NEW!

31. Biofilms: Architects of Disease NEW!

Part III Laboratory Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases: an Organ System Approach to Diagnostic Microbiology

32. Upper and Lower Respiratory Tract Infections

33. Skin and Soft-Tissue Infections

34. Gastrointestinal Infections and Food Poisoning

35. Infections of the Central Nervous System

36. Bacteremia and Sepsis

37. Urinary Tract Infections

38. Sexually Transmitted Diseases

39. Infections in Special Patient Populations

40. Zoonotic and Rickettsial Diseases

41. Ocular Infections


A. Selected Bacteriologic Culture Media

B. Selected Mycology Media, Fluids, and Stains

C. Answers to Learning Assessment Questions



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