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Color Atlas of Medical Bacteriology. Edition No. 3. ASM Books

  • ID: 5227758
  • Book
  • June 2020
  • 464 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

This unique visual reference presents more than 750 brilliant, four-color images of bacterial isolates commonly encountered in diagnostic microbiology and the methods used to identify them, including microscopic and phenotypic characteristics, colony morphology, and biochemical properties.

  • Chapters cover the most important bacterial pathogens and related organisms, including updated taxonomy, epidemiology, pathogenicity, laboratory and antibiotic susceptibility testing, and molecular biology methodology
  • Tables summarize and compare key biochemical reactions and other significant characteristics
  • New to this edition is a separate chapter covering the latest developments in total laboratory automation
  • The comprehensive chapter on stains, media, and reagents is now augmented with histopathology images
  • A new Fast Facts chapter presents tables that summarize and illustrate the most significant details for some of the more commonly encountered organisms

For the first time, this easy-to-use atlas is available digitally for enhanced searching. Color Atlas of Medical Bacteriology remains the most valuable illustrative supplement for lectures and laboratory presentations, as well as for laboratorians, clinicians, students, and anyone interested in diagnostic medical bacteriology.

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Preface ix

Acknowledgments xi

Technical Note xi

About the Authors xiii

1 Staphylococcus, Micrococcus, and Other Catalase‐Positive Cocci 1

2 Streptococcus 11

3 Enterococcus 24

4 Aerococcus, Abiotrophia, and Other Miscellaneous Gram-Positive Cocci That Grow Aerobically 30

5 Coryneform Gram-Positive Bacilli 36

6 Listeria and Erysipelothrix 48

7 Bacillus 54

8 Nocardia, Rhodococcus, Actinomadura, Streptomyces, Gordonia, and Other Aerobic Actinomycetes 62

9 Mycobacterium 70

10 Introduction to Enterobacterales 91

11 Escherichia, Shigella, and Salmonella 103

12 Klebsiella, Enterobacter, Citrobacter, Cronobacter, Serratia, Plesiomonas, and Selected Other Enterobacterales 113

13 Yersinia 129

14 Vibrionaceae 134

15 Aeromonas 141

16 Pseudomonas 145

17 Burkholderia, Stenotrophomonas, Ralstonia, Cupriavidus, Pandoraea, Brevundimonas, Comamonas, Delftia, and Acidovorax 150

18 Acinetobacter, Chryseobacterium, Moraxella, Methylobacterium, and Other Nonfermentative Gram-Negative Bacilli 157

19 Actinobacillus, Aggregatibacter, Capnocytophaga, Eikenella, Kingella, Pasteurella, and Other Fastidious or Rarely Encountered Gram-Negative Bacilli 168

20 Legionella 180

21 Neisseria 184

22 Haemophilus 191

23 Bordetella and Related Genera 197

24 Brucella 203

25 Bartonella 207

26 Francisella 210

27 Introduction to Anaerobic Bacteria 213

28 Clostridium and Clostridioides 223

29 Peptostreptococcus, Finegoldia, Anaerococcus, Peptoniphilus, Cutibacterium, Lactobacillus, Actinomyces, and Other Non-Spore-Forming, Anaerobic Gram-Positive Bacteria 237

30 Bacteroides, Porphyromonas, Prevotella, Fusobacterium, and Other Anaerobic Gram-Negative Bacteria 252

31 Campylobacter and Arcobacter 261

32 Helicobacter 267

33 Chlamydia 272

34 Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma 277

35 Leptospira, Borrelia, Treponema, and Brachyspira 281

36 Rickettsia, Orientia, Ehrlichia, Anaplasma, and Coxiella 290

37 Tropheryma whipplei 297

38 Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing 299

39 Molecular Diagnosis of Bacterial Infections 307

40 Total Laboratory Automation 330

41 Stains, Media, Reagents, and Histopathology 338

42 Fast Facts: Bacteria 367

Index 421

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Luis M. de la Maza University of California-Irvine School of Medicine, CA.

Marie T. Pezzlo University of California-Irvine School of Medicine, CA.

Cassiana E. Bittencourt University of California-Irvine School of Medicine, CA.

Ellena M. Peterson University of California-Irvine School of Medicine, CA.
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