Bailey & Scott's Diagnostic Microbiology
Known as the #1 bench reference for practicing microbiologists and an excellent text for students in clinical laboratory science programs, Bailey & Scotts Diagnostic Microbiology, 13th Edition helps you develop and refine the skills you need for effective laboratory testing. In-depth information is useful and easily accessible, with step-by-step instructions for all the procedures. This edition features more than 20 NEW chapters plus updated material on the newest advances and the latest trends in clinical microbiology. Written by expert Dr. Patricia Tille, this classic reference addresses the topics and issues most relevant to you and your success on the job.
Hardbound, 1056 Pages
Published: June 2013
- Part I: Basic Medical Microbiology 1. Microbial Taxonomy 2. Bacterial Genetics, Metabolism, and Structure 3. Host-Microorganism Interactions Part II: General Principles in Clinical Microbiology
Section 1: Safety and Specimen Management4. Laboratory Safety 5. Specimen Management Section 2: Approaches to Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases6. Role of Microscopy 7. Traditional Cultivation and Identification 8. Nucleic Acid-Based Analytic Methods for Microbial Identification and Characterization 9. Immunochemical Methods Used for Organism Detection 10. Serologic Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases Section 3: Evaluation of Antimicrobial Activity11. Principles of Antimicrobial Action & Resistance 12. Laboratory Methods and Strategies for Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Part III: Bacteriology Section 1: Principles of Identification13. Overview of Bacterial Identification Methods and Strategies Section 2: Catalase-Positive, Gram-Positive Cocci14. Staphylococcus, Micrococcus, and Similar Organisms Section 3: Catalase-Negative, Gram-Positive Cocci15. Streptococcus, Enterococcus, and Similar Organisms Section 4: Non-Branching, Catalase-Positive, Gram-Positive Bacilli16. Bacillus and Similar Organisms 17. Listeria, Corynebacterium, and Similar Organisms Section 5: Non-Branching, Catalase-Negative, Gram-Positive Bacilli18. Erysipelothirix, Lactobacillus, and Similar Organisms Section 6: Branching or Partially Acid-Fast, Gram-Positive Bacilli19. Nocardia, Streptomyces, Rhodococcus, Oerskovia, and Similar Organisms Section 7: Gram-Negative Bacilli and Coccobacilli (MacConkey-Positive, Oxidase-Negative)20. Enterobacteriaceae 21. Acinetobacter, Stenotrophomonas, and Other Organisms Section 8: Gram-Negative Bacilli and Coccobacilli (MacConkey-Positive, Oxidase-Positive)22. Pseudomonas, Burkholderia, and Similar Organisms 23. Achromobacter, Rhizobium, Ochrobactrum, and Similar Organisms 24. Chryseobacterium, Sphingobacterium, and Similar Organisms 25. Alcaligenes, Bordetella (Nonpertussis), Comamonas, and Similar Organisms 26. Vibrio, Aeromonas, Plesiomonas shigelloides, and Chromobacterium violaceum Section 9: Gram-Negative Bacilli and Coccobacilli (MacConkey-Negative, Oxidase-Positive)27. Sphingomonas paucimobilis and Similar Organisms 28. Moraxella 29. Eikenella corrodens and Similar Organisms 30. Pasteurella and Similar Organisms 31. Actinobacillus, Kingella, Cardiobacterium, Capnocytophaga, and Similar Organisms Section 10: Gram-Negative Bacilli and Coccobacilli (MacConkey-Negative, Oxidase-Variable)32. Haemophilus Section 11: Gram-Negative Bacilli that are Optimally Recovered on Special Media33. Bartonella and Afipia 34. Campylobacter, Arcobacter, and Helicobacter 35. Legionella 36. Brucella 37. Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella parapertussis 38. Francisella 39. Streptobacillus moniliformis and Spirillum minus Section 12: Gram-Negative Cocci40. Neisseria and Moraxella catarrhalis Section 13: Anaerobic Bacteriology41. Overview and General Considerations 42. Laboratory Considerations Section 14: Mycobacteria and Other Bacteria with Unusual Growth Requirements43. Mycobacteria 44. Obligate Intracellular and Nonculturable Bacterial Agents 45. Cell Wall-Deficient Bacteria: Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma 46. The Spirochetes Part IV: Parasitology 47. Overview of the Methods and Strategies in Parasitology NEW! 48. Intestinal Protozoa NEW! 49. Blood and Tissue Protoza NEW! 50. Protozoa from Other Body Sites NEW! 51. Intestinal Nematodes NEW! 52. Tissue Nematodes NEW! 53. Blood Nematodes NEW! 54. Intestinal Cestodes NEW! 55. Tissue Cestodes NEW! 56. Intestinal Trematodes NEW! 57. Liver and Lung Trematodes NEW! 58. Blood Trematodes NEW! Part V: Mycology 59. Overview of Fungal Identification Methods and Strategies NEW! 60. Hyaline Molds, Zygomycetes, Dermatophytes, and Opportunitistic and Systemic Mycoses NEW! 61. Dematiaceious Molds NEW! 62. Opportunistic Atypical Fungus: P. jiroveci NEW! 63. The Yeasts NEW! 64. Antifungal Susceptibility Testing, Therapy and Prevention NEW! Part VI: Virology 65. Overview of the Methods and Strategies in Virology NEW! 66. Viruses in Human Disease NEW! 67. Antiviral Therapy, Susceptibility Testing and Prevention NEW! Part VII: Diagnosis by Organ System 68. Bloodstream Infections 69. Infections of the Lower Respiratory Tract 70. Upper Respiratory Tract Infections and Other Infections of the Oral Cavity and Neck 71. Meningitis and Other Infections of the Central Nervous Systems 72. Infections of the Eyes, Ears, and Sinuses 73. Infections of the Urinary Tract 74. Genital Tract Infections 75. Gastrointestinal Tract Infections 76. Skin, Soft Tissue, and Wound Infections 77. Normally Sterile Body Fluids, Bone and Bone Marrow, and Solid Tissues Part VIII: Clinical Laboratory Management 78. Quality in the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory 79. Infection Control 80. Sentinel Laboratory Response to Bioterrorism Glossary