Pocket Guide to Clinical Microbiology

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Author: Christopher Doern, PhD, D(ABMM)
Publisher: ASM Press
Publication Date: 2018
ISBN 10: 168367006X
ISBN 13: 9781683670063
eISBN: 9781683670070
Edition: 4th
Quick reference to clinical microbiology If you work in the clinical laboratory, this pocket guide will help you confidently identify most organisms you could encounter. This useful updated edition continues to present valuable quick- reference information to the clinical microbiology community in a small package. Along with specifics on pathogenic microorganisms, there is updated information on effectively using essential molecular diagnostic techniques for today's challenges. You will find guidance on: - MALDI-TOF MS performance for individual bacteria, mycobacteria, and fungi - Nucleic acid amplification testing/PCR and help interpreting genetic sequencing results - Susceptibility testing, with methods and interpretive criteria for most organism/antibiotic combinations - Antimicrobial resistance mechanisms and resistance profiles for common organisms
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