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Introduction to Diagnostic Microbiology for the Laboratory Sciences.


Introduction to Diagnostic Microbiology for the Laboratory Sciences

Maria Dannessa Delost

Jones & Bartlett


587 pages



This beginner's textbook introduces diagnostic microbiology, the microorganisms commonly encountered in clinical settings, and basic laboratory procedures. It covers the infectious process; safety; specimen collection, transport, and processing; microscopy, staining, and traditional methods of examination; automation, immunodiagnostics, and molecular methods; antimicrobial susceptibility testing; various bacteria, their isolation, identification, clinical relevance, and treatment; virology; medical mycology and parasitology; and clinical specimens. It incorporates content required in the Medical Laboratory Technician curriculum and American Society for Clinical Pathology Medical Laboratory Technician certification exam. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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