Bailey & Scott's Diagnostic Microbiology - 12th Edition

Bailey & Scott's Diagnostic Microbiology

12th Edition

Authors: Betty Forbes Daniel Sahm Alice Weissfeld
Imprint: Mosby

Table of 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 I: Safety & Specimen Management

4. Laboratory Safety

5. Specimen Management

Section II: 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 III: 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

14. General Considerations and Applications of Information Provided in Bacterial Sections of Part III NEW!

15. Bacterial Identification Flow Charts and Schemes: A Guide to Part III NEW!

Section 2: Catalase-Positive, Gram-Positive Cocci

16. Staphylococcus, Micrococcus, and Similar Organisms

Section 3: Catalase-Negative, Gram-Positive Cocci

17. Streptococcus, Enterococcus, and Similar Organisms

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

18. Bacillus and Similar Organisms

19. Listeria, Corynebacterium, and Similar Organisms

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

20. Erysipelothirix, Lactobacillus, and Similar Organisms

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

21. Nocardia, Streptomyces, Rhodococcus

Description

The new 12th edition of Bailey & Scott's Diagnostic Microbiology solidifies its reputation as the classic text in the field of microbiology. This new edition features the same comprehensive, authoritative content — and adds new and updated material throughout. The team of authors includes three well-respected clinical microbiologists, all of whom have experience both in the classroom and the clinical laboratory.

Key Features

  • A respected author team consists of three well-respected clinical microbiologists, each of whom has experience both in the classroom and the clinical laboratory.
  • Genera and Species to be Considered highlight all of the organisms to be discussed in each chapter, including the current name of the species as well as any previous names.
  • Detailed hands-on procedures make the content more interesting and relevant by describing exactly what takes place in the micro lab.
  • Convenient, easy-to-read tables summarize key information.
  • A glossary of all of the terms is found at the back of the book for quick reference.

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323075022

About the Authors

Betty Forbes Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Pathology and Medicine, Department of Pathology, Medical College of Virginia campus, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA

Daniel Sahm Author

Affiliations and Expertise

President, Eurofins Anti-Infective Services, Herndon, VA

Alice Weissfeld Author

Affiliations and Expertise

President, Microbiology Specialists, Inc.; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX