Manual of clinical microbiology

Author: American Society for Microbiology

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9781555812553

Category: Medical

Page: 2113

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Includes information on infection detection and prevention and control, diagnostic technologies, bacteriology, antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, and antiparasitic agents and susceptibility test methods, virology, mycology, and parasitology.

Manual of Clinical Microbiology

Author: James Versalovic

Publisher: American Society for Microbiology Press

ISBN: 1555814638

Category: Medical

Page: 2630

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The most authoritative, comprehensive reference in the field. • Sets the standard for state-of-the-science laboratory practice. • A collaborative effort of 22 editors and more than 260 authors from around the world, all experienced researchers and practitioners in medical and diagnostic microbiology. • Includes 149 chapters of the latest research findings, infectious agents, methods, practices, and safety guidelines. • Indispensable to clinical microbiologists, laboratory technologists, and infectious disease specialists in hospitals, clinics, reference laboratories, and more

Manual of Clinical Microbiology

Author: Patrick R. Murray

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: N.A

Category: Diagnostic microbiology

Page: 1482

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For the past 28 years, the Manual of Cinical Microbiology has been recognized as the benchmark for excellence among microbiology books. The sixth edition of this book once again provides the definitive reference work for running an effective state–of–the–art diagnostic laboratory, presenting a more direct approach to organizing information, with thorough but concise treatments of all the major areas of microbiology, including new microbial discoveries, changing diagnostic methods and emerging therapeutic challenges facing clinicians. Increased emphasis has been given to infection control and the role of molecular diagnostic procedures and it contains the very latest and authorative work on phylogenetic and nomenclatural changes so important in all areas of clinical microbiology. The authors –many of them new in this edition –are all acknowledged experts in their fields and write with accuracy and authority on the latest and most significant discoveries in bacteriology, mycology, virology, parasitology and susceptibility testing.

Molecular Medical Microbiology, Three-Volume Set

Author: Yi-Wei Tang,Dongyou Liu,Ian Poxton,Joseph Schwartzman,Max Sussman

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080536883

Category: Science

Page: 2223

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The molecular age has brought about dramatic changes in medical microbiology, and great leaps in our understanding of the mechanisms of infectious disease. Molecular Medical Microbiology is the first book to synthesise the many new developments in both molecular and clinical research in a single comprehensive resource. This timely and authoritative 3-volume work is an invaluable reference source of medical bacteriology. Comprising over 100 chapters, organised into 17 major sections, the scope of this impressive work is wide-ranging. Written by experts in the field, chapters include cutting edge information, and clinical overviews for each major bacterial group, in addition to the latest updates on vaccine development, molecular technology and diagnostic technology. * The first comprehensive and accessible reference on Molecular Medical Microbiology * Two color presentation throughout * Full colour plate section * Fully integrated and meticulously organised * In depth discussion of individual pathogenic bacteria in a system-oriented approach * Includes a clinical overview for each major bacterial group * Presents the latest information on vaccine development, molecular technology and diagnostic technology * Extensive indexing and cross-referencing throughout * Over 100 chapters covering all major groups of bacteria * Written by an international panel of authors expert in their respective disciplines * Over 2300 pages in three volumes

Handbook of Media for Clinical and Public Health Microbiology

Author: Ronald M. Atlas,James W. Snyder

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466582936

Category: Medical

Page: 578

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The detection and/or isolation and identification of pathogenic microorganisms is critical for the laboratory diagnosis of infectious diseases. With growth-dependant methods providing reliable means for identifying pathogens, traditional culturing continues to play an integral role in the detection and characterization of known and "new" microbial pathogens. Microbiologists, therefore, rely on a variety of media for the detection, isolation, characterization, and identification of primary and opportunistic microbial pathogens. The Handbook of Media for Clinical and Public Health Microbiology provides a compilation of the formulations, methods of preparation, and applications for media used in clinical and public health microbiology laboratories. It is a significant update to the Handbook of Media for Clinical Microbiology, expanding the coverage to media used for public health epidemiological investigations of disease outbreaks and including media used for the detection of pathogens in foods and environmental samples. Comprising both classic and modern media, the handbook describes almost 1,800 types of media, listed alphabetically, including new media for the cultivation of emerging bacteria, fungi, and viruses that are causing major medical problems around the world. Examples of emerging pathogens are extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing bacteria, Escherichia coli O157:H7, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE), and carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE). Many of the new media contain chromogenic or fluorogenic substrates that permit rapid detection of specific pathogens. The handbook’s format allows easy reference to information needed to prepare media for cultivating clinically relevant microorganisms. It also contains descriptions of expected results for organisms that are important for the examination of foods, water, and other specimens of public health significance as well as clinical specimens.

Middleton's Allergy

Principles and Practice

Author: N. Franklin Adkinson, Jr.,Bruce S. Bochner,Wesley Burks,William W. Busse,Stephen T. Holgate

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323085938

Category: Medical

Page: 1896

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Boasting a worldwide reputation as the leading text in allergy and immunology, Middleton's Allergy continues its steadfast tradition of providing comprehensive coverage of state-of-the-art basic science, as well as authoritative guidance on the clinical concepts of day-to-day diagnosis and management of allergic disorders. Offering timely information that's suited for clinicians and researchers alike, Middleton's is a user-friendly and versatile source for the knowledge you need to provide optimal care to your patients! Stay on top of continuous new developments in clinical allergy and immunology through online access to the Expert Consult site, which will feature regular updates as well as the fully searchable contents.Find all of the information you need quickly and easily with a glossary of allergy and immunology terms; highlighted key points for each chapter; hundreds of crystal-clear images with a full-color format, and access to relevant websites. Apply the latest scientific knowledge and clinical applications with new chapters on Innate and Adaptive Immunity, Immune Tolerance, Immunobiology of IgE and Its Receptors, Resolution of Allergic Inflammation, and Particulate and Allergen Interactions, plus sweeping updates throughout.Take full advantage of the major advances in asthma pathogenesis and management with significant updates on diagnosis, treatment, and special aspects of asthma.Obtain the best results from the newest therapeutics for allergic and immunologic diseases through an expanded discussion of immunotherapy that includes new chapters on Sublingual Immunotherapy, Biologics and Immunosuppressives in Asthma, and Alternative and Complementary Therapies.

Human Emerging and Re-emerging Infections Set

Author: Sunit K. Singh

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118644719

Category: Science

Page: 1072

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Emerging and re-emerging pathogens pose several challenges to diagnosis, treatment, and public health surveillance, primarily because pathogen identification is a difficult and time-consuming process due to the “novel” nature of the agent. Proper identification requires a wide array of techniques, but the significance of these diagnostics is anticipated to increase with advances in newer molecular and nanobiotechnological interventions and health information technology. Human Emerging and Re-emerging Infections covers the epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnostics, clinical features, and public health risks posed by new viral and microbial infections. The book includes detailed coverage on the molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis, development of various diagnostic tools, diagnostic assays and their limitations, key research priorities, and new technologies in infection diagnostics. Volume 1 addresses viral and parasitic infections, while volume 2 delves into bacterial and mycotic infections. Human Emerging and Re-emerging Infections is an invaluable resource for researchers in parasitologists, microbiology, Immunology, neurology and virology, as well as clinicians and students interested in understanding the current knowledge and future directions of infectious diseases. • Covers emerging and re-emerging viral, parasitic, fungal, and bacterial infections • Includes detailed descriptions of diagnostic tools used in pathogen detection • Points the way forward for new diagnostic tools for emerging and re-emerging infections • Encompasses a variety of diagnostic techniques including cell cultures, animal inoculation, cultivation in artificial media, histopathological evaluation of tissues, serological techniques using surrogate antigens and advanced molecular biology based approaches • An invaluable resource for clinicians, instructors, basic and applied scientists, students, and established researchers

Medizinische Mikrobiologie

Author: Ernest Jawetz,Joseph L. Melnick,Edward A. Adelberg

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662001551

Category: Science

Page: N.A

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Die Autoren haben beabsichtigt, diejenigen Gebiete der medizinischen Mikrobiologie kurz, exakt und in ihrem gegenwärtigen Stand darzustellen, die für die Infektionskrankheiten und ihre Chemotherapie von besonderer Bedeutung sind. Das Buch wendet sich in erster Linie an Medizinstudenten, außerdem an alle Ärzte in Krankenhaus und Praxis. Die Notwendigkeit für ein klares Verständnis der mlkrobiologischen Grundtatsachen ist in den letzten Jahren stärker geworden, da in Biochemie, Virologie und Chemotherapie so wie auf weiteren, die Medizin beeinflussenden Gebieten bedeutende Entwicklungen statt gefunden haben. Ein wesendicher Teil dieses Lehrbuches ist deswegen der Darstellung der Grundlagen gewidmet, wodurch sich das Buch auch für die Einführung des Studenten in den mikrobiologischen Kurs als brauchbar erweisen wird. Für die neue Auflage wurde ein Kapitel über Virus und Krebs neu geschrieben, und das Kapitel über antimikrobielle Chemotherapie wurde von Grund auf neu bearbeitet. Die Autoren freuen sich, bei dem Erscheinen der 7. amerikanischen Ausgabe von einer spanischen, deutschen, italienischen und griechischen Ausgabe, sowie von der Vorbereitung für eine serbokroatische Übersetzung berichten zu können. Die Autoren möchten nochmals allen danken, die ihnen bei der Bearbeitung dieser Auf lage behilflich waren, und die es ihnen durch ihre Kommentare und ihre Kritik ermöglicht haben, die in 2jährigen Abständen erscheinenden Revisionen dieses Buches auf dem neu esten Stand zu halten. ERNEsr JAWETZ JOSEPH L MELNICK San Frandsco, August 1966 EnWARD A AnELBERG III Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Kapitell Die ~lt der Mikroben 8 Kapitel 2 Cytologie der Bakterien Optische Methoden 8 9 Eukaryote Zellstrukturen Prokaryote Zellstrukturen . 12 14 Cytoplasmatische Strukturen. 27 Färbeverfahren .

Murray and Nadel's Textbook of Respiratory Medicine E-Book

2-Volume Set

Author: Robert J. Mason,V.Courtney Broaddus,Thomas R Martin,Talmadge E King,Dean Schraufnagel,John F. Murray,Jay A. Nadel

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437735533

Category: Medical

Page: 2400

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Murray and Nadel’s Textbook of Respiratory Medicine has long been the definitive and comprehensive pulmonary disease reference. Robert J. Mason, MD now presents the fifth edition in full color with new images and highlighted clinical elements. The fully searchable text is also online at www.expertconsult.com, along with regular updates, video clips, additional images, and self-assessment questions. This new edition has been completely updated and remains the essential tool you need to care for patients with pulmonary disease. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Compatible with Kindle®, nook®, and other popular devices. Master the scientific principles of respiratory medicine and its clinical applications. Work through differential diagnosis using detailed explanations of each disease entity. Learn new subjects in Pulmonary Medicine including Genetics, Ultrasound, and other key topics. Grasp the Key Points in each chapter. Search the full text online at expertconsult.com, along with downloadable images, regular updates, more than 50 videos, case studies, and self-assessment questions. Consult new chapters covering Ultrasound, Innate Immunity, Adaptive Immunity, Deposition and Clearance, Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia. Find critical information easily using the new full-color design that enhances teaching points and highlights challenging concepts. Apply the expertise and fresh ideas of three new editors—Drs. Thomas R. Martin, Talmadge E. King, Jr., and Dean E. Schraufnagel. Review the latest developments in genetics with advice on how the data will affect patient care.

Brock Mikrobiologie

Author: Michael T. Madigan,Thomas D. Brock,John M. Martinko,David P. Clark,David A. Stahl

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783868941449

Category: Microbiology

Page: 1680

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Gastroenterologische Infektiologie

Author: Christoph Lübbert,Roger Vogelmann

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3110463784

Category: Medical

Page: 569

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Infektionskrankheiten sind ein stetig wichtiger werdender Bestandteil der Gastroenterologie, werden in der Fort- und Weiterbildung aber bislang noch häufig vernachlässigt. Die gastroenterologische Infektiologie erfährt derzeit einen rasanten Bedeutungszuwachs durch die weitreichenden Resistenzprobleme infolge des häufig ungezielten Einsatzes von Antibiotika (insbesondere MRGN), der zunehmenden Herausforderung einer alternden Bevölkerung mit steigender Komorbidität und Infektionsanfälligkeit sowie durch die besonderen Herausforderungen von migrationsassoziierten Infektionskrankheiten. Komplexe Interventionen in der Hochleistungsmedizin mit ihren spezifischen Infektionsrisiken stellen besondere Anforderungen an das Komplikationsmanagement und die Infektionsprävention. Nicht zuletzt dürfte auch die Mikrobiomforschung neue Ansätze für das Krankheitsverständnis und die Therapiemöglichkeiten von gastrointestinalen Infektionen generieren, wie der bereits als Behandlungsoption bei rezidivierender Clostridium difficile-Infektion etablierte fäkale Mikrobiomtransfer zeigt.

Angewandte Mikrobiologie

Author: Garabed Antranikian

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3540294562

Category: Science

Page: 536

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Informativ und spannend stellen die Autoren detailliert eine interdisziplinäre und innovationsträchtige Querschnittswissenschaft vor, unterstützt mit vielen Beispielen. Ziel ist, neue umweltschonende Prozesse und Produkte im Bereich Life Science zu erschließen. Integriert sind die Disziplinen Mikrobiologie, Chemie, Molekular-biologie, Bioinformatik und Verfahrenstechnik.

Textbook Osteopathic Medicine

Author: Mayer,Clive Standen

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702052663

Category: Medical

Page: 848

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For the first time, a 60-person team of internationally renowned editors and authors presents a textbook of osteopathic medicine that is oriented towards clinical symptoms. Introductory chapters on history, philosophy and the spread of osteopathy are followed by a presentation of its scientific basis that clearly demonstrates how firmly osteopathy is rooted in science. Further chapters cover osteopathic research, diagnosis and principles of treatment. Two parts on therapeutic strategies in osteopathic practice form the core of this book. The first is divided into regions of the body, the second into clinical specialties that offer opportunities for osteopathic treatment. In both clinical parts, osteopathic therapy is presented in the entirety in which it is actually practiced - without the common but artificial separation of parietal, visceral and craniosacral treatment. First, the clinical symptom is explained from a medical perspective, then the osteopathic perspective and and treatment is presented. Thus, the title is not only suitable for conveying a profound understanding of osteopaths in training, be they doctors or non-medical practitioners, but also as a clinical reference of osteopathic medicine for everyday treatment.