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Author Baron, Ellen Jo.

Title Bailey & Scott's diagnostic microbiology / Ellen Jo Baron, Lance R. Peterson, Sydney M. Finegold.

Imprint St. Louis : Mosby, c1994.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  616.01028 B268b, 1994    ---  Available
Edition 9th ed.
Description xiv, 958 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Organization and function of the clinical microbiology laboratory -- Diagnostic microbiology: purpose and philosophy -- Laboratory safety -- Laboratory organization and continuous quality assessment -- Managing the clinical microbiology laboratory: effective patient care in a cost-conscious environment -- Role of microbiologist in medical practice / J. Washington II -- Hospital epidemiology -- Handling clinical specimens for microbiological studies -- Selection, collection and transport of specimens for microbiological examination -- Optical methods for laboratory diagnosis of infectious disease -- Cultivation and isolation of viable pathogens -- Conventional and rapid microbiological methods for identification of bacteria and fungi -- Nontraditional methods for identification and detection of pathogens of their products -- Principles of automated methods for diagnostic microbiology -- Diagnostic immunological principles and methods -- Methods for testing antimicrobial effectiveness -- Ethiological agents recovered from clinical material.
(cont.) Microorganisms encountered in the blood -- Microorganisms encountered in the cerebrospinal fluid -- Microorganisms encountered in the respiratory tract -- Microorganisms encountered in the gastrointestinal tract -- Microorganisms encountered in the urinary tract -- Genital and sexually transmitted pathogens -- Microorganisms encountered in wounds, abscesses, skin and soft tissue lesions -- Microorganisms encountered in solid tissue, bone, bone marrow and body fluids -- Infections of the head and neck -- Infections in the vulnerable host -- Methods for identification of etiological agents of infectious disease -- Micrococcaceae: staphylococci, micrococci and stomatococci -- Streptococci and related genera -- Aerobic gram-negative cocci(Neisseria and Moraxella Catarrhalis) -- Enterobacteriaceae -- Nonfermentative gram-negative bacilli and coccobacilli -- Gram-negative facultatively anaerobic bacilli and aerobic coccobacilli -- Vibrio and related species, Aeromonas, Plesiomonas, Campylobacter, Helicobacger and others.
(cont.) Spirochetes and other spiral-shaped organisms -- Aerobic or facultative spore-forming ords (Bacillus species) -- Aerobic, non-spore-forming, gram-positive bacilli -- Processing clinical specimens for anaerobic bacteria: isolation and identification procedures -- Anaerobic gram-positive bacilli -- Anaerobic cocci -- Chlamydia, mycoplasma and rickettsia -- Unclassified or unusual but easily cultivated etiological agents of infectious disease -- New, controversial, difficult-to-cultivate, or noncultivable etiological agents of disease -- Mycobacteria -- Laboratory methods in basic virology / R. B. Thomson, Jr. -- Laboratory methods in basic mycology / G. D. Roberts -- Laboratory methods for diagnosis of parasitic infections / L. S. Garcia.
Subject Diagnostic microbiology.
Added Author Peterson, Lance R.
Finegold, Sydney M., 1921-
Added Title Diagnostic microbiology.
ISBN 0801669871

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