A Clinician's Dictionary of Pathogenic Microorganisms

Authors: James H. Jorgensen1, Michael A. Pfaller3
Affiliations: 1: Professor of Pathology, Medicine, Microbiology, and Clinical Laboratory Sciences, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas; 2: Director, Microbiology Laboratory University Hospital, San Antonio, Texas; 3: Professor of Pathology and Epidemiology, Director, Molecular Epidemiology and Fungus Testing Laboratory, The University of Iowa College of Medicine and College of Public Health, Iowa City, Iowa
Content Type: Reference
Format: Electronic
Publication Year: 2004

Category: Clinical Microbiology

MyBook is a cheap paperback edition of the original book and will be sold at uniform, low price.

Practicing clinicians, trainees, infection control practitioners, and allied health professionals will find the pocket-sized portable and easy to use. Coverage of pathogenic bacteria, mycobacteria, fungi, viruses, and parasites that affect humans is comprehensive, yet quick and concise. The dictionary provides clinicians with a convenient means of understanding clinical features of the microorganisms they encounter.

Brand new in the field of clinical microbiology, the features a cross reference of new and old terminology of pathogenic microorganisms and includes material on not only the most common pathogens, but also on those less frequently recovered from patients. No other portable source of information examines species that may be resistant to therapy, defines various infectious syndromes, and affords users easy access to often esoteric organisms. For accurate interpretation of laboratory reports that may include new or unfamiliar organism names, this reference will be the first source of practical information.

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