Bailey & Scott

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 & Scott’s 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.

Online version,

Published: April 2013

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-08999-9

Contents

  • 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 Management

    4. Laboratory Safety

    5. Specimen Management

    Section 2: Approaches to Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases

    6. 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 Activity

    11. Principles of Antimicrobial Action & Resistance

    12. Laboratory Methods and Strategies for Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing

    Part III: Bacteriology

    Section 1: Principles of Identification

    13. Overview of Bacterial Identification Methods and Strategies

    Section 2: Catalase-Positive, Gram-Positive Cocci

    14. Staphylococcus, Micrococcus, and Similar Organisms

    Section 3: Catalase-Negative, Gram-Positive Cocci

    15. Streptococcus, Enterococcus, and Similar Organisms

    Section 4: Non-Branching, Catalase-Positive, Gram-Positive Bacilli

    16. Bacillus and Similar Organisms

    17. Listeria, Corynebacterium, and Similar Organisms

    Section 5: Non-Branching, Catalase-Negative, Gram-Positive Bacilli

    18. Erysipelothirix, Lactobacillus, and Similar Organisms

    Section 6: Branching or Partially Acid-Fast, Gram-Positive Bacilli

    19. 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 Media

    33. 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 Cocci

    40. Neisseria and Moraxella catarrhalis

    Section 13: Anaerobic Bacteriology

    41. Overview and General Considerations

    42. Laboratory Considerations

    Section 14: Mycobacteria and Other Bacteria with Unusual Growth Requirements

    43. 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

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