Koneman s Color Atlas and Textbook of Diagnostic Microbiology

Koneman s Color Atlas and Textbook of Diagnostic Microbiology Author Elmer W. Koneman
ISBN-10 9780781730143
Release 2006
Pages 1565
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Long considered the definitive work in its field, this new edition presents all the principles and practices readers need for a solid grounding in all aspects of clinical microbiology—bacteriology, mycology, parasitology, and virology. Tests are presented according to the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (formerly NCCLS) format. This extensively revised edition includes practical guidelines for cost-effective, clinically relevant evaluation of clinical specimens including extent of workup and abbreviated identification schemes. New chapters cover the increasingly important areas of immunologic and molecular diagnosis. Clinical correlations link microorganisms to specific disease states. Over 600 color plates depict salient identification features of organisms.



Color Atlas and Textbook of Diagnostic Microbiology

Color Atlas and Textbook of Diagnostic Microbiology Author Elmer W. Koneman
ISBN-10 0397515294
Release 1997
Pages 1395
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Completely revised and updated, the Fifth Edition reflects a wealth of new findings. Readers will learn to identify microbial agents associated with infectious disease and the microbes that cause disease, and will understand the biochemical and metabolic pathways that serve as a basis for identification. Organized by microorganism, the text covers taxonomy, classification, identification, speciation, and the roles of all major microorganisms as agents in disease. Easy-to-read charts outline theory, procedures and interpretations of tests. New in the Fifth Edition: New bacterial physiology chapter / Clinical correlation boxes / Boxes highlighting essential information / New second color, 100 new illustrations showing pathogenic mechanisms, life cycles of parasites and more!



Textbook of Diagnostic Microbiology

Textbook of Diagnostic Microbiology Author Connie R. Mahon
ISBN-10 9780323292627
Release 2014-03-25
Pages 1096
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Providing a reader-friendly "building-block" approach to the essentials of diagnostic microbiology, this accessible, full-color text helps you develop the problem-solving skills necessary for success in the clinical setting. This updated edition has new content on nanomedicine and HIV/AIDS and the immunocompromised patient, including the latest information on prevention, treatment modalities, and CDC guidelines. Updated photos offer new examples of automated lab instruments, while case studies, review questions, and learning objectives present information in an easy-to-learn way. A building-block approach encourages you to use previously learned information to sharpen your critical-thinking and problem-solving skills. Full-color design, with many full-color photomicrographs, prepares you for the reality of diagnostic microbiology. Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter supply you with a measurable outcome to achieve by completing the material. A case study at the beginning of each chapter provides you with the opportunity to form your own questions and answers through discussion points. Issues to Consider boxes encourage you to analyze important points. Bolded key terms at the beginning of each chapter equip you with a list of the most important and relevant terms in each chapter. Points to Remember sections at the end of each chapter identify key concepts in a quick-reference, bulleted format. Hands-on procedures describe exactly what takes place in the micro lab, making content more interesting and relevant. Learning assessment questions at the conclusion of each chapter allow you to evaluate how well you have mastered material. Agents of bioterrorism chapter furnishes you with the most current information about this hot topic. Glossary of key terms at the end of the book supplies you with a quick reference for looking up definitions. NEW! Nanomedicine and HIV/AIDS and the immunocompromised patient content supplies you with the latest information on prevention, treatment modalities, and CDC guidelines. NEW! Updated photos familiarize you with the equipment you’ll use in the lab. NEW! Case Checks throughout each chapter tie content to case studies for improved understanding. NEW! An editable and printable lab manual provides additional opportunities to learn course content using real-life scenarios with questions to reinforce concepts. Review questions for each learning objective help you learn to think critically about the information in each chapter, enhancing your comprehension and retention of material.



Color Atlas of Medical Microbiology

Color Atlas of Medical Microbiology Author Charles Anthony Hart
ISBN-10 UOM:39015058873145
Release 2004
Pages 326
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This compact color atlas is an ideal reference for the identification of medically important bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites. Over 460 superb full-color photographs and electron micrographs, with concise explanatory text and captions, provide a clear framework for understanding and recognizing the pathogens that infect humans. This 2nd Edition has been updated to include the latest information on molecular diagnostics as well as new and zoonotic pathogens. It is invaluable both as a hands-on clinical reference tool, and as a self-testing resource for exam review. Offers more than 460 excellent, full-color electron micrographs and micrographs depicting microbiological samples. Uses short, clear captions and explanatory text to make important information easy to access in the laboratory setting. Features a convenient pocket size, perfect for benchside consultation or portable review. Reflects the latest advances in our understanding of microbial pathogenesis, such as the discovery of bacterial pathogenicity islands and Type III secretion systems that inject bacterial effectors directly into the host-cell cytoplasm. Describes many new, emerging, and re-emerging infections and pathogens, including SARS. Presents expanded coverage of diagnostic bacteriology to include more automated and molecular diagnostic methods. Includes a new discussion of biofilms and quorum sensing.



Color Atlas of Medical Bacteriology

Color Atlas of Medical Bacteriology Author Luis M. De la Maza
ISBN-10 UOM:39015061146133
Release 2004
Pages 316
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A compilation of exceptional four-color images of important bacteria in medical microbiology. Drawing on their own classroom and laboratory experiences, the authors have organized a collection of over 650 photographs representative of clinically relevant organisms.



Laboratory Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases

Laboratory Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases Author Paul G. Engelkirk
ISBN-10 0781797012
Release 2008
Pages 754
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Designed for associate-degree MLT/CLT programs and baccalaureate MT/CLS programs, this textbook presents the essentials of clinical microbiology. It provides balanced coverage of specific groups of microorganisms and the work-up of clinical specimens by organ system, and also discusses the role of the microbiology laboratory in regard to emerging infections, healthcare epidemiology, and bioterrorism. Clinical case studies and self-assessment questions show how to incorporate the information into everyday practice. More than 400 illustrations and visual information displays enhance the text. Essentials boxes, chapter outlines, key terms, summaries, and other study aids help students retain information. A bound-in CD-ROM includes additional review questions, case studies, and Web links.



Manual of Clinical Microbiology

Manual of Clinical Microbiology Author James H. Jorgensen
ISBN-10 1555817378
Release 2015-04-01
Pages 2892
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The Gold Standard for medical microbiology, diagnostic microbiology, clinical microbiology, infectious diseases due to bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites; laboratory and diagnostic techniques, sampling and testing, new diagnostic techniques and tools, molecular biology; antibiotics/ antivirals/ antifungals, drug resistance; individual organisms (bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites).



Fundamental Medical Mycology

Fundamental Medical Mycology Author Errol Reiss
ISBN-10 9781118101766
Release 2011-11-16
Pages 648
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Medical mycology deals with those infections in humans, and animals resulting from pathogenic fungi. As a separate discipline, the concepts, methods, diagnosis, and treatment of fungal diseases of humans are specific. Incorporating the very latest information concerning this area of vital interest to research and clinical microbiologists,Fundamental Medical Mycology balances clinical and laboratory knowledge to provide clinical laboratory scientists, medical students, interns, residents, and fellows with in-depth coverage of each fungal disease and its etiologic agents from both the laboratory and clinical perspective. Richly illustrated throughout, the book includes numerous case presentations.



Pathology of Infectious Diseases E Book

Pathology of Infectious Diseases E Book Author Gary W. Procop
ISBN-10 9781455753840
Release 2014-07-21
Pages 544
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Pathology of Infectious Diseases, by Gary W. Procop, MD, A Volume in the Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology Series, packs all of today's most essential information on infectious disease pathology into a compact, high-yield format! Well-organized and segmented by type of infectious organism, the book's pragmatic approach complemented by abundant full-color, high-quality photomicrographs and clinical photos, and at-a-glance tables makes it easy to access the information you need to quickly and accurately detect and identify pathogenic organisms. Chapters on immunohistochemical and molecular techniques as well as artifacts and pitfalls guide you to accurate detection and identifications. Quickly find the information you need thanks to a well-organized, user-friendly format with templated headings, detailed illustrations, at-a-glance tables, and segmentation by type of infectious organism—viral, bacterial, fungal, and parasitic. Avoid common problems that can lead to an incorrect diagnosis. A special section on artifacts and pitfalls shows you what to look for. Get superb visual guidance from an abundance of full-color, high-quality photomicrographs and clinical photos. Employ the latest diagnostic advancements including immunohistochemical and molecular techniques. Learn from one of the very best. Dr. Gary W. Procop, one of the most outstanding young clinical pathologists in medical microbiology in American medicine, shares his vision about how new technologies may be used to rapidly identify pathogenic organisms and detect resistance to treatment regimens. Recognized for distinguished research contributions to the discipline of clinical microbiology, he was the recipient of the 2007 American Society for Microbiology (ASM) BD Award for Research in Clinical Microbiology and elected to the American Academy of Microbiology in recognition of his scientific achievements. Implement proven diagnostic approaches such as real-time PCR assays and pepticnucleic acid probes with guidance from the pioneer of these techniques!



Basic Medical Microbiology

Basic Medical Microbiology Author Patrick R. Murray
ISBN-10 9780323478526
Release 2017-04-12
Pages 384
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Authored by the lead author of the bestselling Medical Microbiology and written in the same tradition, Basic Medical Microbiology was designed as a straight-forward, practical introduction to this difficult topic. It provides students with a firm foundation in the principles and applications of microbiology, serving as an effective prep tool for examinations and the transition into clinical application. Carefully curated contents focus on the most commonly observed and tested organisms and diseases. Differential diagnosis, organism classification overview, and a list of antimicrobials used to treat infections are provided in the introductory chapter of each organism section, reinforcing the clinical application and relevance. Organized by organism; focuses on the association between an organism and disease. Concise tables and high-quality illustrations offer visual guidance and an easy review of key material. Clinical cases reinforce the clinical significance of each organism. Includes multiple-choice questions to aid in self-assessment and examination preparation.



Medical Mycology

Medical Mycology Author John Willard Rippon
ISBN-10 UOM:39015012555713
Release 1988-01
Pages 797
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Clinical Microbiology Procedures Handbook

Clinical Microbiology Procedures Handbook Author Amy L. Leber
ISBN-10 1555818803
Release 2016-05-30
Pages 2700
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Continues to serve as the sole major publication providing step-by-step protocols and descriptions that enable clinical microbiologists and laboratory staff personnel to perform all analyses from the receipt of the specimen through processing, testing, interpretation, presentation of the final report, and subsequent consultation.



Clinical Virology Manual

Clinical Virology Manual Author Jason Rao
ISBN-10 1555819141
Release 2016-05-15
Pages 725
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For decades, the Clinical Virology Manual has been the definitive source of the latest information and procedures for the physician and the clinical laboratory virologist. This edition is thoroughly revised and updated by noted experts. These updates address the modernization of clinical virology and new developments in the field.



Fundamentals of Diagnostic Mycology

Fundamentals of Diagnostic Mycology Author Norma B. Cook
ISBN-10 UOM:39015041614309
Release 1998
Pages 352
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This text implements theory with practical methods for the laboratory identification of medically important fungi. Individual chapters are devoted to specific fungi and include an in-depth discussion in terms of unique risk factors, human infection, specimen sources, special precautions and much more. Useful as a reference for laboratory personnel who need to quickly and accurately identify fungi in clinical specimens! Multiple illustrations of each fungus, including detailed line drawings and photomicrographs, depict typical and atypical examples with explanations of identifying features.



Clinical Bacteriology

Clinical Bacteriology Author J. Keith Struthers
ISBN-10 9781840765632
Release 2003-07-21
Pages 192
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In this concise, beautifully illustrated book, the authors introduce the reader to the basic science of medical bacteriology and relate this to clinical practice. By integrating the text with over 270 full-colour diagrams and selected photomicrographs, the book explains the essentials of bacterial infection, and it also provides the basis for logical diagnostic and management strategies, including the use of antibiotics. Following introductory chapters on the nature, structure and function of bacteria, diagnostic methods and antibiotic use, the principles are then applied to each organ system. Here relevant aspects of epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment and public health are covered. There are chapters on infection is a modern society, including the immuncompromised patient, and infection control in the hospital and community. In the context of new problem-based curricula, this book will be welcomed especially by medical students, trainee physicians and microbiologists, laboratory biomedical scientists and nurses working in infection control.



Harrison s Infectious Diseases Third Edition

Harrison s Infectious Diseases  Third Edition Author Dennis L. Kasper
ISBN-10 9781259835988
Release 2016-10-22
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Infectious Diseases – as only Harrison’s can cover them Featuring a superb compilation of chapters related to infectious diseases derived from Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, Nineteenth Edition (including content from the acclaimed Harrison’s DVD, now available here in print), this concise, full-color clinical companion delivers the latest knowledge in the field backed by the scientific rigor and authority that have defined Harrison’s. You will find 137 chapters from more than 190 renowned editors and contributors in a carry-anywhere presentation that is ideal for the classroom, clinic, ward, or exam/certification preparation. Features: • Current, complete coverage of need-to-know topics, including infections in organ systems, bacterial infections, viral infections, prion diseases, fungal infections, and protozoal infections • Addresses underlying epidemiologic, pathophysiologic, and genetic factors • Integration of pathophysiology with clinical management • Includes special update on Zika virus etiology, clinical manifestations, and complications • The chapter on HIV infections and AIDS by Anthony Fauci and Dr. H. Clifford Lane is widely considered to be a classic in the field • Two chapters comprise atlases of images that will prove invaluable in clinical assessments • High-yield board review questions make this text ideal for keeping current and preparing for the boards • Helpful appendix of laboratory values of clinical importance



Practical Microbiology

Practical Microbiology Author Bharti Arora
ISBN-10 8123914059
Release 2007
Pages 218
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Practical Microbiology has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Practical Microbiology also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Practical Microbiology book for free.