Diagnostic Testing for Enteric Pathogens, An Issue of Clinics in Laboratory Medicine - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323388948, 9780323388955

Diagnostic Testing for Enteric Pathogens, An Issue of Clinics in Laboratory Medicine, Volume 35-2

1st Edition

Authors: Alexander McAdam
eBook ISBN: 9780323388955
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323388948
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 2nd June 2015
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This issue on Diagnostic Testing for Enteric Patholgens is led by two experts in the field of clinical pathology: Alexander J. McAdam and Collette Fitzgerald. Topics include Salmonella, Shigella and Yersinia;  Escherichia coli;  Campylobacter;  Clostridium difficile; Use of markers of intestinal inflammation for diagnosis of infectious gastroenteritis;  Antibiotic susceptibility testing of bacteria that cause gastroenteritis; Norovirus; Rotavirus; Intestinal Abebae; Intestinal coccidia and cryptosporidium; Intestinal microsporidia; and Multiplex PCR tests for gastroentieritis. An added features of this issues a Q and A on a controversial area in clinical microbiology, related to STI testing.  Several participants from different fields each answer the same series of questions; specialists from clinical laboratory medicine, public health and clinical patient care participate. Each question is introduced by the lead Editors.


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Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2015
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780323388955
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323388948

About the Authors

Alexander McAdam Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Boston Children's Hospital Harvard University