Manual of Clinical Microbiology

Author: James Versalovic

Publisher: American Society for Microbiology Press

ISBN: 1555814638

Category: Medical

Page: 2630

View: 3700

The most authoritative, comprehensive reference in the field. • Sets the standard for state-of-the-science laboratory practice. • A collaborative effort of 22 editors and more than 260 authors from around the world, all experienced researchers and practitioners in medical and diagnostic microbiology. • Includes 149 chapters of the latest research findings, infectious agents, methods, practices, and safety guidelines. • Indispensable to clinical microbiologists, laboratory technologists, and infectious disease specialists in hospitals, clinics, reference laboratories, and more
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Manual of clinical microbiology

Author: Patrick R. Murray,Ellen Jo Baron

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781555813710

Category: Diagnostic microbiology

Page: 985

View: 2958

As the field of clinical microbiology continues to change, this edition of the Manual of Clinical Microbiology has been revised and rewritten to incorporate the most current clinical and laboratory information. In two volumes, 11 sections, and 152 chapters, it offers accessible and authoritative descriptions of important diseases, laboratory diagnosis, and therapeutic testing of all clinically significant bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites.
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Manual of Clinical Microbiology

Author: Patrick R. Murray,Ellen Jo Baron,James H. Jorgensen,Michael A. Pfaller,Robert H. Yolken

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781555812553

Category: Medical

Page: 1212

View: 2051

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Manual of Commercial Methods in Clinical Microbiology

Author: N.A

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119021863

Category: Science

Page: 616

View: 4872

The Manual of Commercial Methods in Clinical Microbiology 2nd Edition, International Edition reviews in detail the current state of the art in each of the disciplines of clinical microbiology, and reviews the sensitivities, specificities and predictive values, and subsequently the effectiveness, of commercially available methods – both manual and automated. This text allows the user to easily summarize the available methods in any particular field, or for a specific pathogen – for example, what to use for an Influenza test, a Legionella test, or what instrument to use for identification or for an antibiotic susceptibility test. The Manual of Commercial Methods in Clinical Microbiology, 2nd Edition, International Edition presents a wealth of relevant information to clinical pathologists, directors and supervisors of clinical microbiology, infectious disease physicians, point-of-care laboratories, professionals using industrial applications of diagnostic microbiology and other healthcare providers. The content will allow professionals to analyze all commercially available methods to determine which works best in their particular laboratory, hospital, clinic, or setting. Updated to appeal to an international audience, The Manual of Commercial Methods in Clinical Microbiology, 2nd Edition, International Edition is an invaluable reference to those in the health science and medical fields.
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Antibiotics

Author: Christine Zuchora-Walske

Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company

ISBN: 1624013724

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 5951

Amazing medical breakthroughs are made every day. In the past decades, medical researchers have cured diseases that were once deadly and devised new methods to heal that were once unimaginable. This title follows the development of antibiotics, including premodern forerunners to antibiotics, groundbreaking discoveries and the doctors who made them, and where the science is heading in the future. Learn how antibiotics work and why scientists need to continually discover new drugs. Sidebars, full-color photos, a glossary, and well-placed graphs, charts, and maps, enhance this engaging title. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
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Clinical Virology Manual

Author: Steven C. Specter,Richard L. Hodinka,Danny L. Wiedbrauk,Stephen A. Young

Publisher: American Society for Microbiology Press

ISBN: 155581462X

Category: Medical

Page: 725

View: 2598

A comprehensive and updated volume for the clinical virologist. • Details laboratory procedures for detecting and handling viruses, from specimen requirements and quality assurance to virus detection and identification, from the fundamentals through the latest molecular methods. • Presents the most current knowledge on the wide range of specific viral pathogens. • Includes information on services provided by federal and state public health virology laboratories. • Provides essential information for clinicians and laboratory virologists.
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Clinical Microbiology Procedures Handbook

Author: Amy L. Leber

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781555818807

Category: Medical

Page: 2700

View: 6547

Continues to serve as the sole major publication providing step-by-step protocols and descriptions that enable clinical microbiologists and laboratory staff personnel to perform all analyses from the receipt of the specimen through processing, testing, interpretation, presentation of the final report, and subsequent consultation.
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Clinical Manual of Ocular Microbiology and Cytology

Author: Susan P. Haesaert

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 154

View: 667

A concise and practical clinical book on ocular microbiology covering the techniques and background material needed to take eye cultures and smears. Information on supplies and tests is included, as well as ways to effectively incorporate tests into a practice.
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A Concise Manual of Pathogenic Microbiology

Author: Saroj K. Mishra,Dipti Agrawal

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111830120X

Category: Science

Page: 208

View: 3004

A quick, concise reference to pathogenic microorganisms and the diseases they cause, this book is divided into specific groups of pathogenic microorganisms including bacteria, protozoa, fungi, viruses, and prions. It lists important pathogenic taxa in each group, covering their natural habitats, the diseases they cause, microbiological highlights, laboratory diagnosis, and measures of prevention and control, including availability of vaccines and effective therapeutic agents. All healthcare professionals and public health workers will benefit from having this reliable source of information at their fingertips.
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Pocket Guide to Clinical Microbiology

Author: Patrick R. Murray,Yvonne R. Shea

Publisher: Amer Society for Microbiology

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 406

View: 4021

The reorganized and updated Pocket Guide to Clinical Microbiology, Third Edition, continues topresent valuable quick–reference information tothe clinical microbiologycommunity in asmall package. Easilyportable, this newguide retains theformat of the previoustwo editions – condensedinformation ondetection and identificationof clinically importantmicrobes. The new edition introduces a second author, specifically on the mycology and mycobacteriology sections, and reflects changes in taxonomy and the emergence of new pathogens and diseases. Reorganization efforts yield the integration of information into separate diagnostic sections, covering bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites. Another added feature is the increased use of summary tables, which results in a user–friendly Pocket Guide . The third edition is specifically organized to complement the Manual of Clinical Microbiology, 8th Edition . Beyond its utility as a handy laboratory resource, the Pocket Guide to Clinical Microbiology, 3rd Edition, is also a practical tool for teaching medical technologists, pathology residents, and infectious disease fellows and offers a critical starting point for further research on topics presented. Key Features Available in both print and PDA formats Quick, portable reference for common clinical microbiology questions Condensed information on detection and identification of clinically important microbes Revised edition reflects changes in taxonomy and emergence of new pathogens and diseases Diagnosis information of major microbe groups integrated into individual sections Summary tables have been increased to make the guide more user–friendly Parallels coverage of the Manual of Clinical Microbiology, 8th Edition
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A Guide to Specimen Management in Clinical Microbiology

Author: Jon Michael Miller,Shelley A. Miller

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781555819613

Category: Diagnostic microbiology

Page: 209

View: 907

Classic reference that addresses and meets the needs of everyone in the "total testing process" circle.
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Textbook of Diagnostic Microbiology

Author: Connie R. Mahon,Donald C. Lehman,George Manuselis Jr.

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323292623

Category: Medical

Page: 1096

View: 658

Providing a reader-friendly "building-block" approach to the essentials of diagnostic microbiology, this accessible, full-color text helps you develop the problem-solving skills necessary for success in the clinical setting. This updated edition has new content on nanomedicine and HIV/AIDS and the immunocompromised patient, including the latest information on prevention, treatment modalities, and CDC guidelines. Updated photos offer new examples of automated lab instruments, while case studies, review questions, and learning objectives present information in an easy-to-learn way. A building-block approach encourages you to use previously learned information to sharpen your critical-thinking and problem-solving skills. Full-color design, with many full-color photomicrographs, prepares you for the reality of diagnostic microbiology. Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter supply you with a measurable outcome to achieve by completing the material. A case study at the beginning of each chapter provides you with the opportunity to form your own questions and answers through discussion points. Issues to Consider boxes encourage you to analyze important points. Bolded key terms at the beginning of each chapter equip you with a list of the most important and relevant terms in each chapter. Points to Remember sections at the end of each chapter identify key concepts in a quick-reference, bulleted format. Hands-on procedures describe exactly what takes place in the micro lab, making content more interesting and relevant. Learning assessment questions at the conclusion of each chapter allow you to evaluate how well you have mastered material. Agents of bioterrorism chapter furnishes you with the most current information about this hot topic. Glossary of key terms at the end of the book supplies you with a quick reference for looking up definitions. NEW! Nanomedicine and HIV/AIDS and the immunocompromised patient content supplies you with the latest information on prevention, treatment modalities, and CDC guidelines. NEW! Updated photos familiarize you with the equipment you’ll use in the lab. NEW! Case Checks throughout each chapter tie content to case studies for improved understanding. NEW! An editable and printable lab manual provides additional opportunities to learn course content using real-life scenarios with questions to reinforce concepts. Review questions for each learning objective help you learn to think critically about the information in each chapter, enhancing your comprehension and retention of material.
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Manual of clinical microbiology

Author: Albert Balows

Publisher: Amer Society for Microbiology

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 1364

View: 7495

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Bailey & Scott's Diagnostic Microbiology - E-Book

Author: Patricia Tille

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323428924

Category: Medical

Page: 1136

View: 4879

Perfect your lab skills with the gold standard in microbiology! Serving as both the #1 bench reference for practicing microbiologists and as a favorite text for students in clinical laboratory science programs, Bailey & Scott’s Diagnostic Microbiology, 14th Edition covers all the topical information and critical thinking practice you need for effective laboratory testing. This new edition also features hundreds step-by-step procedures, updated visuals, new case studies, and new material on the latest trends and equipment in clinical microbiology — including automation, automated streaking, MALDI-TOF, and incubator microscopes. It’s everything you need to get quality lab results in class and in clinical practice! More than 800 detailed, full-color illustrations aid comprehension and help in visualizing concepts. Expanded sections on parasitology, mycology, and virology eliminate the need to purchase separate books on this material. General and Species boxes in the organism chapters highlight the important topics that will be discussed in the chapter. Case studies provide the opportunity to apply information to a variety of diagnostic scenarios, and help improve decision-making and critical thinking skills. Hands-on procedures include step-by-step instructions, full-color photos, and expected results. A glossary of terms is found at the back of the book for quick reference. Learning objectives begin each chapter, offering a measurable outcome to achieve by the completing the material. Learning resources on the Evolve companion website enhance learning with review questions and procedures. NEW! Coverage of automation, automated streaking, MALDI-TOF, and incubator microscopes keeps you in the know on these progressing topics. NEW! Updated images provide a more vivid look into book content and reflect the latest procedures. NEW! Thoroughly reviewed and updated chapters equip you with the most current information. NEW! Significant lab manual improvements provide an excellent learning resource at no extra cost. NEW! 10 extra case studies on the Evolve companion website offer more opportunities to improve critical thinking skills.
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Color Atlas of Medical Bacteriology

Author: Luis M. de la Maza,Marie T. Pezzlo,Janet T. Shigei,Grace L. Tan,Ellena M. Peterson

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9781555814755

Category: Medical

Page: 366

View: 360

A unique visual reference for the diagnostic microbiology laboratory. Conceived by a team of authors with decades of classroom and laboratory experience. Includes more than 730 brilliant, four-color images of common pathogenic bacteria and descriptions of the methods used to identify them. Valuable illustrative supplement for lectures and laboratory presentations, this easy-to-use atlas was written for laboratorians, clinicians, students, and anyone interested in the field of diagnostic medical bacteriology.
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