Filled with highly instructional visual images, An Atlas of the Clinical Microbiology of Infectious Diseases, Volume 1: Bacterial Agents contains typical and atypical presentations and identifying characteristics of microorganisms, including newly described microbial agents, covering the breadth of clinical microbiology. The book presents more than 425 color photomicrographs harvested over the author's 40-year career augmented by up-to-date text describing each microbial entity included and offering insightful comments on their clinical significance.
Table of Contents
Gram-positive, Branching and Non-branching, Non-acid-fast, Bacillary Species
Gram-positive, Aerobic, Branching, Partially acid-fast Species
Acid-fast Bacilli: Mycobacterium
Fermenting, Gram-negative, Facultative Anaerobic Bacilli
Non-fermenting, Gram-negative Aerobic Bacilli
Fastidious, Gram-negative Bacilli
Gram-positive, Catalase-positive Cocci
Gram-positive, Catalase-negative Cocci
Curved and Spiral Species
Intracellular Bacterial Species
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