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    Koneman's Color Atlas and Textbook of Diagnostic Microbiology (Hardback) By (author) Washington C. Winn, By (author) Stephen D. Allen, By (author) Stephen Allen, By (author) William M Janda, By (author) Elmer W. Koneman, By (author) Paul C. Schreckenberger, By (author) Gary W. Procop, By (author) Gail L. Woods

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    DescriptionLong 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.


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    Title
    Koneman's Color Atlas and Textbook of Diagnostic Microbiology
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Washington C. Winn, By (author) Stephen D. Allen, By (author) Stephen Allen, By (author) William M Janda, By (author) Elmer W. Koneman, By (author) Paul C. Schreckenberger, By (author) Gary W. Procop, By (author) Gail L. Woods
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 1736
    Width: 224 mm
    Height: 274 mm
    Thickness: 56 mm
    Weight: 3,538 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780781730143
    ISBN 10: 0781730147
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: GBC
    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.1T
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    Libri: I-PI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14100
    B&T General Subject: 510
    BISAC V2.8: SCI045000
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    BIC subject category V2: MMFM, MJA
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: MED022000
    DC22: 616.9041
    BISAC V2.8: MED018000
    DC22: 616.9/041
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: MED022090
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: QR67 .C64 2006
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: GBC, MKFM, MJA
    Edition
    6, Revised
    Edition statement
    6th Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    1270
    Publisher
    Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
    Imprint name
    Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
    Publication date
    22 November 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Philadelphia
    Review quote
    Doody's Book Review Service, Christopher J. Papasian, PhD, D(ABMM) -- "I love this book, and always have. I used the first edition to help me learn microbiology in 1980 and thought it was outstanding then. Each subsequent version grew in quality, comprehensiveness, and page." Doody's Book Review Service, Christopher J. Papasian, PhD, D(ABMM) -- "This book will be of significant value to any individual who requires a working knowledge of diagnostic microbiology."
    Table of contents
    Preface Acknowledgments Chapter 1: Introduction to Microbiology, Part 1: The Role of the Microbiology Laboratory in the Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases: Guidelines to Practice and Management Chapter 2: Introduction to Microbiology, Part 2: Guidelines for the Collection, Transport, Processing, Analysis, and Reporting of Cultures from Specific Specimen Sources Chapter 3: Laboratory Diagnosis by Immunologic Methods Chapter 4: Molecular Microbiology Chapter 5: Medical Bacteriology: Taxonomy, Morphology, Physiology, and Virulence Chapter 6: The Enterobacteriaceae Chapter 7: The Nonfermentative Gram-Negative Bacilli Chapter 8: Curved Gram-Negative Bacilli and Oxidase-Positive Fermenters: Campylobacteraceae and Vibrionaceae Chapter 9: Miscellaneous Fastidious Gram-Negative Bacilli Chapter 10: Legionella Chapter 11: Neisseria Species and Moraxella catarrhalis Chapter 12: Gram-Positive Cocci, Part 1: Staphylococci and Related Gram-Positive Cocci Chapter 13: Gram-Positive Cocci, Part 2: Streptococci, Enterococci, and the "Streptococcis-Like" Bacteria Chapter 14: Aerobic and Facultative Gram-Positive Bacilli Chapter 15: Aerobic Actinomycetes Chapter 16: The Anaerobic Bacteria Chapter 17: Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Chapter 18: Mycoplasmas and Ureaplasmas Chapter 19: Mycobacteria Chapter 20: Spirochetal Infections Chapter 21: Mycology Chapter 22: Parasitology Chapter 23: Diagnosis of Infections Caused by Viruses, Chlamydia, Rickettsia, and Related Organisms Appendix I: Ectoparasites and Other Invertebrates in the Clinical Laboratory: A Brief Guide Appendix II: Free-Living Amebae Charts Color Plates Index