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Manual of Clinical Microbiology. 10th Edition

  • ID: 2178813
  • Book
  • 2552 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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About the Book The Manual of Clinical Microbiology is considered the most authoritative reference in the field. It has been indispensable to clinical microbiologists, laboratory technologists, and infectious disease specialists for 40 years, enabling them to accurately detect clinically significant bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites. This 10th edition represents the collaborative efforts of 22 editors and more than 260 authors from around the world, all experienced researchers and practitioners in medical and diagnostic microbiology. Together, they have brought the manual fully up to date, producing a remarkable work of two volumes, nine sections, and 149 chapters that is filled with the latest research findings, infectious agents, methods, practices, and safety guidelines. The 10th edition of the Manual of Clinical Microbiology continues to set the standard for state–of–the–science laboratory practice. It begins with a section dedicated to core diagnostic strategies and topics. Next, it helps readers understand the underlying mechanisms of both common and emerging infectious agents and diseases. With its careful step–by–step guidance, the Manual enables readers to correctly perform the appropriate diagnostic, therapeutic, and susceptibility tests and then interpret the results. Rounding out its coverage, the Manual addresses the taxonomy, biology, epidemiology, transmission, and clinical significance of almost all microorganisms that cause disease in humans. With its all–encompassing, up–to–date coverage, the Manual of Clinical Microbiology is the ideal starting point to begin addressing almost any question in the field. For most questions, researchers typically find everything they need within the Manual . Detailed references at the end of each chapter serve as a gateway to the primary literature, enabling researchers to fully investigate more complex questions. Fully updated and revised, this edition of the Manual of Clinical Microbiology encapsulates the knowledge, practices, and procedures of the field, enabling readers to accurately detect pathogens and diagnose infectious disease. Electronic Format *This is the bundle version of both print and electronic format. The electronic version can be accessed once the print copy has been purchased and received.* In this bundle, access to the online electronic format is given. The site provides a state–of–the–art search engine, references that are linked within the product and also externally (to PubMed and CrossRef), and the ability to save searches. All users of the electronic edition have access to the illustrations from the book at their fingertips and additional access to more than 400 images which do not appear in the printed books. The electronic edition presents a host of useful tools, such as bookmarking, highlighting, and note–taking, and more importantly, easy portability, as the electronic edition can be accessed anywhere an Internet connection is available. All purchases of the new electronic edition include the electronic image library. Further Information Editor in Chief James Versalovic, Texas Children's Hospital Volume Editors Karen C. Carroll, The Johns Hopkins Hospital Guido Funke, Gärtner and Colleagues Laboratories James H. Jorgensen, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Marie Louise Landry, Yale University School of Medicine David W. Warnock, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Section Editors Ronald M. Atlas, University of Louisville Kathryn A. Bernard, Public Health Agency of Canada Mary E. Brandt, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Angela M. Caliendo, Emory University Hospital J. Stephen Dumler, The Johns Hopkins Hospital Lynne S. Garcia, LSG & Associates Christine C. Ginocchio, North Shore–LIJ Health System Laboratories Elizabeth M. Johnson, The HPA Centre for Infections (UK) Jean B. Patel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Cathy A. Petti, Stanford University School of Medicine Gary W. Procop, Cleveland Clinic Sandra S. Richter, Cleveland Clinic Yi–Wei Tang, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Alexandra Valsamakis, The Johns Hopkins Hospital Peter Vandamme, Universiteit Gent (Belgium) Melvin P. Weinstein, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
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