Clinical Microbiology

8th Edition

An Introduction for Healthcare Professionals

Author:

  • Print ISBN 9780702023163

Table of Contents

The history of microbiology. Micro-organisms and their properties. The epidemiology of infection.The immune response. Antimicrobial chemotherapy. Cleaning, disinfection and sterilisation. The microbiology laboratory. A guide to pathogenic bacteria. A Guide to viruses. A guide to fungi, protozoa, helminths and ectoparasites. Infection associated with health care: the infection control programme.The principles of infection prevention and control. Important nosocomial infections: pathogenesis and prevention.The management of infectious patients (isolation nursing)

Details

No. of pages:
448
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2000
Published:
Imprint:
Bailièrre Tindall
Print ISBN:
9780702023163

About the author

Jennie Wilson

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Nurse Manager and Surveillance Co-ordinator, Nosocomial Infection Surveillance Unit, Central Public Health Laboratory, London, UK