Books  Animal & General Biology  Microbiology 

Handbook of Media for Clinical Microbiology

By: Ronald M Atlas and James W Snyder

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 2006 | Edition: 2 | #162362 | ISBN: 084933795X
Availability: Usually dispatched within 6 days Details
NHBS Price: £105.00 $132/€125 approx

About this book

Handbook of Media for Clinical Microbiology, Second Edition provides an easy-to-use reference for routine and specialized media employed in the cultivation of pathogenic bacteria, fungi, and viruses in clinical diagnostic laboratories. This edition adds descriptions of newly employed media used for cultivating emerging pathogens. It also discusses the role of the clinical laboratory in the diagnosis of infectious diseases, and the process for detecting infectious diseases, including specimen receipt, media selection, antibiotic susceptibility testing, and biosafety considerations. It also covers the clinical laboratory's role within the Laboratory Response Network for detecting bioterrorism.


Contents

Diagnostic Microbiology: Isolation and Identification of PathogensIsolation and Culture ProceduresMedia for the Isolation and Identification of Microorganisms from Clinical SpecimensReferencesAlphabetical Listing of Media

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

Multicellularity: Origins and Evolution

NHBS Price: £39.95 $50/€47 approx

The Amoeba in the Room

NHBS Price: £16.99 $21/€20 approx

Defensive Mutualism in Microbial Symbiosis

NHBS Price: £101.00 $127/€120 approx

Secret Chambers

NHBS Price: £10.99 $14/€13 approx

Microbes from Hell

NHBS Price: £34.99 $44/€42 approx