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Diagnostic Bacteriology : a Study Guide - Margaret A. Bartelt

Diagnostic Bacteriology

a Study Guide

Paperback Published: 4th October 1999
ISBN: 9780803603011
Number Of Pages: 475

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-- Emphasizes the role of the clinical microbiology laboratory in diagnosing and treating diseases, covering bacterial aspects and laboratory diseases
-- Each of the seven parts covers a group of related organisms or procedures
-- Pedagogical tools for each chapter include objectives, outline, summary tables and charts, study questions, and bibliography
-- "Notes" throughout the chapters highlight important facts and/or suggest memorization tips
-- Line drawings and color plates help students visualize key points
-- Glossary at the back of the book
-- A 100-question final exam is included at the back of the book
-- Key points for each additional test and culture medium are covered in a comprehensive appendix

Introductionp. 1
Introduction to Diagnostic Bacteriologyp. 3
Laboratory Operationsp. 19
Immunologic and Molecular Proceduresp. 33
Gram-Positive Bacteriap. 49
Staphylococci and Related Organismsp. 51
Streptococci and Related Organismsp. 63
Gram-Positive Rodsp. 79
Gram-Negative Bacteriap. 95
Gram-Negative Coccip. 97
Haemophilusp. 113
Enterobacteriaceaep. 123
Nonfermentative Gram-Negative Bacillip. 153
Vibrio, Campylobacter, and Related Organismsp. 163
Miscellaneous Gram-Negative Bacillip. 179
Anaerobic Bacteriologyp. 197
Anaerobic Bacteriology Proceduresp. 199
Anaerobic Bacteriap. 217
Miscellaneous Organismsp. 233
Mycobacteriap. 235
Chlamydia and Spirochetesp. 265
Miscellaneous Bacteriap. 283
Culturing Specimensp. 299
Introduction to Specimen Culturesp. 301
Blood Culturesp. 317
Gastrointestinal and Genitourinary Tract Infectionsp. 331
Respiratory Tract and Other Culturesp. 347
Antimicrobial Agents and Susceptibility Testsp. 367
Antimicrobial Agentsp. 369
Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testsp. 385
Comprehensive Final Examinationp. 413
Glossaryp. 427
App. A Abbreviations and Acronymsp. 435
App. B Summary of Selected Mediap. 439
Microscopic Characteristics of Selected Organismsp. 447
Distinctive Colonial Characteristics of Selected Organismsp. 451
Summary of Selected Identification Testsp. 453
Bibliography to the Appendicesp. 479
Indexp. 481
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ISBN: 9780803603011
ISBN-10: 0803603010
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 475
Published: 4th October 1999
Publisher: F.A. Davis Company
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.58 x 21.59  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.24