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Bailey & Scott's Diagnostic Microbiology. Edition No. 15

  • ID: 5180608
  • Book
  • April 2021
  • 1184 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science

Perfect your lab skills with the essential text for diagnostic microbiology! Bailey & Scott's Diagnostic Microbiology, 15th Edition Is known as the #1 bench reference for practicing microbiologists and as the preeminent text for students in clinical laboratory science programs. With hundreds of full-color illustrations and step-by-step methods for procedures, this text provides a solid, basic understanding of diagnostic microbiology and also covers more advanced techniques such as matrix-assisted laser desorption time-of-flight mass spectrometry. Written by noted CLS educator Dr. Patricia Tille, Diagnostic Microbiology has everything you need to get accurate lab test results in class and in clinical practice.

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Part IBasic Medical Microbiology

Chapter 1Microbial Taxonomy

Chapter 2Bacterial Genetics, Metabolism, and Structure

Chapter 3Host-Microorganism Interactions

Part IIGeneral Principles in Clinical Microbiology

Section 1Safety and Specimen Management

Chapter 4Laboratory Safety

Chapter 5Specimen Management

Section 2Approaches to Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases

Chapter 6Role of Microscopy

Chapter 7Traditional Cultivation and Identification

Chapter 8Nucleic Acid-Based Analytic Methods for Microbial Identification and Characterization

Chapter 9Overview of Immunochemical Methods Used for Organism Detection

Section 3Evaluation of Antimicrobial Activity

Chapter 10Principles of Antimicrobial Action & Resistance

Chapter 11Laboratory Methods and Strategies for Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing

Part IIIBacteriology

Section 1Principles of Identification

Chapter 12Overview of Bacterial Identification Methods and Strategies

Section 2 Catalase-Positive, Gram-Positive Cocci

Chapter 13Staphylococcus, Micrococcus, and Similar Organisms

Section 3Catalase-Negative, Gram-Positive Cocci

Chapter 14Streptococcus, Enterococcus, and Similar Organisms

Section 4Non-Branching, Catalase-Positive, Gram-Positive Bacilli

Chapter 15Bacillus and Similar Organisms

Chapter 16Listeria, Corynebacterium, and Similar Organisms

Section 5Non-Branching, Catalase-Negative, Gram-Positive Bacilli

Chapter 17Erysipelothirix, Lactobacillus, and Similar Organisms

Section 6Branching or Partially Acid-Fast, Gram-Positive Bacilli

Chapter 18Nocardia, Streptomyces, Rhodococcus, and Similar Organisms

Section 7Gram-Negative Bacilli and Coccobacilli (MacConkey-Positive, Oxidase-Negative)

Chapter 19Enterobacteriaceae

Chapter 20Acinetobacter, Stenotrophomonas, and Other Organisms

Section 8Gram-Negative Bacilli and Coccobacilli (MacConkey-Positive, Oxidase-Positive)

Chapter 21Pseudomonas, Burkholderia, and Similar Organisms

Chapter 22Achromobacter, Rhizobium, Ochrobactrum, and Similar Organisms

Chapter 23Chryseobacterium, Sphingobacterium, and Similar Organisms

Chapter 24Alcaligenes, Bordetella (Nonpertussis), Comamonas, and Similar Organisms

Chapter 25Vibrio, Aeromonas, Plesiomonas shigelloides, and Chromobacterium violaceum

Section 9Gram-Negative Bacilli and Coccobacilli (MacConkey-Negative, Oxidase-Positive)

Chapter 26Sphingomonas paucimobilis and Similar Organisms

Chapter 27Moraxella

Chapter 28Eikenella corrodens and Similar Organisms

Chapter 29Pasteurella and Similar Organisms

Chapter 30Actinobacillus, Kingella, Cardiobacterium, Capnocytophaga, and Similar Organisms

Section 10Gram-Negative Bacilli and Coccobacilli (MacConkey-Negative, Oxidase-Variable)

Chapter 31Haemophilus

Section 11Gram-Negative Bacilli that are Optimally Recovered on Special Media

Chapter 32Bartonella and Afipia

Chapter 33Campylobacter, Arcobacter, and Helicobacter

Chapter 34Legionella

Chapter 35Brucella

Chapter 36Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella parapertussis

Chapter 37Francisella

Chapter 38Streptobacillus moniliformis and Spirillum minus

Section 12Gram-Negative Cocci

Chapter 39Neisseria and Moraxella catarrhalis

Section 13Anaerobic Bacteriology

Chapter 40Overview and General Considerations

Chapter 41Laboratory Considerations

Section 14Mycobacteria and Other Bacteria with Unusual Growth Requirements

Chapter 42Mycobacteria

Chapter 43Obligate Intracellular and Nonculturable Bacterial Agents

Chapter 44Cell Wall-Deficient Bacteria: Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma

Chapter 45The Spirochetes

Part IVParasitology

Chapter 46Overview of the Methods and Strategies in Parasitology

Chapter 47 Intestinal Protozoa

Chapter 48Blood and Tissue Protoza

Chapter 49Protozoa from Other Body Sites

Chapter 50 Intestinal Nematodes

Chapter 51Tissue Nematodes

Chapter 52Blood Nematodes

Chapter 53 Intestinal Cestodes

Chapter 54Tissue Cestodes

Chapter 55Intestinal Trematodes

Chapter 56 Liver and Lung Trematodes

Chapter 57Blood Trematodes

Part VMycology

Chapter 58Overview of Fungal Identification Methods and Strategies

Chapter 59Hyaline Molds, Zygomycetes, Dermatophytes, and Opportunitistic and Systemic Mycoses

Chapter 60Dematiaceious Molds

Chapter 61Opportunistic Atypical Fungs: P. jiroveci

Chapter 62The Yeasts

Chapter 63Antifungal Susceptibility Testing, Therapy and Prevention

Part VIVirology

Chapter 64Overview of the Methods and Strategies in Virology

Chapter 65Viruses in Human Disease

Chapter 66Antiviral Therapy, Susceptibility Testing and Prevention

Part VIIDiagnosis by Organ System

Chapter 67Bloodstream Infections

Chapter 68Infections of the Lower Respiratory Tract

Chapter 69Upper Respiratory Tract Infections and Other Infections of the Oral Cavity and Neck

Chapter 70Meningitis and Other Infections of the Central Nervous Systems

Chapter 71Infections of the Eyes, Ears, and Sinuses

Chapter 72Infections of the Urinary Tract

Chapter 73Genital Tract Infections

Chapter 74Gastrointestinal Tract Infections

Chapter 75Skin, Soft Tissue, and Wound Infections

Chapter 76Normally Sterile Body Fluids, Bone and Bone Marrow, and Solid Tissues

Part VIIIClinical Laboratory Management

Chapter 77Quality in the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory

Chapter 78Infection Control

Chapter 79Sentinel Laboratory Response to Bioterrorism

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Tille, Patricia
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