The reorganized and updated Pocket Guide to Clinical Microbiology, Third Edition, continues topresent valuable quickareference information tothe clinical microbiologycommunity in asmall package. Easilyportable, this newguide retains theformat of the previoustwo editions a condensedinformation ondetection and identificationof clinically importantmicrobes. The new edition introduces a second author, specifically on the mycology and mycobacteriology sections, and reflects changes in taxonomy and the emergence of new pathogens and diseases. Reorganization efforts yield the integration of information into separate diagnostic sections, covering bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites. Another added feature is the increased use of summary tables, which results in a userafriendly Pocket Guide . The third edition is specifically organized to complement the Manual of Clinical Microbiology, 8th Edition . Beyond its utility as a handy laboratory resource, the Pocket Guide to Clinical Microbiology, 3rd Edition, is also a practical tool for teaching medical technologists, pathology residents, and infectious disease fellows and offers a critical starting point for further research on topics presented. Key Features Available in both print and PDA formats Quick, portable reference for common clinical microbiology questions Condensed information on detection and identification of clinically important microbes Revised edition reflects changes in taxonomy and emergence of new pathogens and diseases Diagnosis information of major microbe groups integrated into individual sections Summary tables have been increased to make the guide more userafriendly Parallels coverage of the Manual of Clinical Microbiology, 8th EditionAnother added feature is the increased use of summary tables, which results in a userafriendly Pocket Guide . The third edition is specifically organized to complement the Manual of Clinical Microbiology, 8th Edition .
|Title||:||Pocket Guide to Clinical Microbiology|
|Author||:||Patrick R. Murray, Yvonne R. Shea|
|Publisher||:||Amer Society for Microbiology - 2004|