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Clinical Microbiology Procedures Handbook. Edition No. 4. ASM Books

  • ID: 5224754
  • Book
  • May 2016
  • 2954 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

In response to the ever-changing needs and responsibilities of the clinical microbiology field, Clinical Microbiology Procedures Handbook, Fourth Edition has been extensively reviewed and updated to present the most prominent procedures in use today.

The Clinical Microbiology Procedures Handbook provides step-by-step protocols and descriptions that allow clinical microbiologists and laboratory staff personnel to confidently and accurately perform all analyses, including appropriate quality control recommendations, from the receipt of the specimen through processing, testing, interpretation, presentation of the final report, and subsequent consultation.

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Volume 1

Editorial Board ix

Contributors xi

How to Use This Handbook xvii

Abbreviations xix

Preface xxiii

Acknowledgments xxv

Reader Response Form xxvii

Disclaimer xxix

1 Procedure Coding, Reimbursement, and Billing Compliance 1.0.1

2 Specimen Collection, Transport, and Acceptability 2.0.1

3 Aerobic Bacteriology 3.0.1

4 Anaerobic Bacteriology 4.0.1

Volume 2

5 Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing 5.0.1

6 Aerobic Actinomycetes 6.0.1

7 Mycobacteriology and Antimycobacterial Susceptibility Testing 7.0.1

8 Mycology and Antifungal Susceptibility Testing 8.0.1

9 Parasitology 9.0.1

10 Viruses and Chlamydiae 10.0.1

Volume 3

11 Immunology 11.0.1

12 Molecular Diagnostics 12.0.1

13 Epidemiologic and Infection Control Microbiology 13.0.1

14 Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Laboratory Records, and Water Quality 14.0.1

15 Biohazards and Safety 15.0.1

16 Bioterrorism 16.0.1


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