Study Guide for Bailey and Scott's Diagnostic Microbiology

ISBN-10: 0323047807

ISBN-13: 9780323047807

Edition: 12th 2007 (Revised)

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Corresponding to chapters in Bailey & Scott's Diagnostic Microbiology, 12th Edition, this new guide reviews important topics and helps students master key material. It includes chapter objectives, a summary of key points, review questions, and case studies. Material is presented in an engaging format that challenges students to apply their knowledge to real-life scenarios. Type Source Promotion
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List price: $39.95
Edition: 12th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 1/22/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Basic Medical Microbiology
Microbial Taxonomy
Bacterial Genetics, Metabolism, and Structure
Host-Microorganism Interactions
General Principles in Clinical Microbiology
Safety and Specimen Management
Laboratory Safety
Specimen Management
Approaches to Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases
Role of Microscopy
Traditional Cultivation and Identification
Nucleic Acid-Based Analytic Methods for Microbial Identification and Characterization
Immunochemical Methods Used for Organism Detection
Serologic Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases
Evaluation of Antimicrobial Activity
Principles of Antimicrobial Action and Resistance
Laboratory Methods and Strategies for Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing
Section One, comprising Chapters 13 through 15, is not covered in the study guide, because the material is not conducive to the study guide format
Overview of Bacterial Identification Methods and Strategies
General Considerations and Applications of Information Provided in Bacterial Sections of Part III
Bacterial Identification Flow Charts and Schemes: A Guide to Part III
Catalase-Positive, Gram-Positive Cocci
Staphylococcus, Micrococcus, and Similar Organisms
Catalase-Negative, Gram-Positive Cocci
Streptococcus, Enterococcus, and Similar Organisms
Non-Branching, Catalase-Positive, Gram-Positive Bacilli
Bacillus and Similar Organisms
Listeria, Corynebacterium, and Similar Organisms
Non-Branching, Catalase-Negative, Gram-Positive Bacilli
Erysipelothrix, Lactobacillus, and Similar Organisms
Branching or Partially Acid-Fast, Gram-Positive Bacilli
Nocardia, Streptomyces, Rhodococcus, and Similar Organisms
Gram-Negative Bacilli and Coccobacilli (MacConkey-Positive, Oxidase-Negative)
Acinetobacter, Stenotrophomonas, and Similar Organisms
Gram-Negative Bacilli and Coccobacilli (MacConkey-Positive, Oxidase-Positive)
Pseudomonas, Burkholderia, and Similar Organisms
Achromobacter, Rhizobium, Ochrobactrum, and Similar Organisms
Chryseobacterium, Sphingobacterium, and Similar Organisms
Alcaligenes, Bordetella (Non-pertussis), Comamonas, and Similar Organisms
Vibrio, Aeromonas, Plesiomonas, and Chromobacterium
Gram-Negative Bacilli and Coccobacilli (MacConkey-Negative, Oxidase-Positive)
Sphingomonas paucimobilis and Similar Organisms
Eikenella and Simitar Organisms
Pasteurella and Similar Organisms
Actinobacillus, Kingella, Cardiobacterium, Capnocytophaga, and Similar Organisms
Gram-Negative Bacilli and Coccobacilli (MacConkey-Negative, Oxidase-Variable)
Gram-Negative Bacilli That Are Optimally Recovered on Special Media
Bartonella and Afipia
Campylobacter, Arcobacter, and Helicobacter
Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella parapertussis
Streptobacillus moniliformis and Spirillum minus
Gram-Negative Cocci
Neisseria and Moraxella catarrhalis
Anaerobic Bacteriology
Overview and General Considerations
Laboratory Considerations
Mycobacteria and Other Bacteria with Unusual Growth Requirements
Obligate Intracellular and Nonculturable Bacterial Agents
Cell Wall-Deficient Bacteria: Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma
The Spirochetes
Laboratory Methods for Diagnosis of Parasitic Infections
Laboratory Methods in Basic Mycology
Laboratory Methods in Basic Virology
Diagnosis by Organ System
Bloodstream Infections
Infections of the Lower Respiratory Tract
Upper Respiratory Tract Infections and Other Infections of the Oral Cavity and Neck
Meningitis and Other Infections of the Central Nervous System
Infections of the Eyes, Ears, and Sinuses
Infections of the Urinary Tract
Genital Tract Infections
Gastrointestinal Tract Infections
Skin, Soft Tissue, and Wound Infections
Normally Sterile Body Fluids, Bone and Bone Marrow, and Solid Tissues
Clinical Laboratory Management
Laboratory Physical Design, Management, and Organization
Quality in the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory
Infection Control
Sentinel Laboratory Response to Bioterrorism
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