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Antisepsis, Disinfection, and Sterilization

by Gerald E. McDonnell

Antisepsis, Disinfection, and Sterilization: Types, Action, and Resistance, by Gerald E. McDonnell, is a detailed and accessible presentation of the current methods of microbial control. Each major category,...


Summary & Study Guide - Microbia

by Lee Tang

Microbes connect all living and nonliving things on Earth

This book is a summary of “Microbia: A Journey into the Unseen World Around You,” by Eugenia Bone.

New discoveries about how microbes affect our lives...


Food Microbiology

by Michael P. Doyle, Francisco Diez-Gonzalez & Colin Hill

Since its introduction in 1997, the purpose of Food Microbiology: Fundamentals and Frontiers has been to serve as an advanced reference that explores the breadth and depth of food microbiology. Thoroughly updated,...


Pocket Guide to Clinical Microbiology

by Christopher D. Doern

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...


Practical Guide to Diagnostic Parasitology

by Lynne Shore Garcia

An essential training aid and reference guide for laboratorians.

  • Includes easy-to-follow collection and ordering guidelines and diagnostic techniques.
  • Offers extensive discussion and a table to assist physicians...


Dark Art of Blood Cultures

by Wm. Michael Dunne & Carey-Ann D. Burnham

In the clinical microbiology laboratory, blood is a critical diagnostic sample that, in the majority of cases is sterile (or is it?). However, when microbes gain access to and multiply in the bloodstream, it...


The Fungal Kingdom

by Joseph Heitman, Barbara J. Howlett, Pedro W. Crous & Eva H. Stukenbrock et al.

Fungi research and knowledge grew rapidly following recent advances in genetics and genomics. This book synthesizes new knowledge with existing information to stimulate new scientific questions and propel fungal...


Tuberculosis and Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections

by David L. Schlossberg

For Tuberculosis and Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections, Dr. Schlossberg assembled an international team of experts to write about nearly every facet of the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of tuberculosis...


Clinical Virology Manual

by Richard L. Hodinka, Stephen A. Young, Benjamin A. Pinksy & Michael Loeffelholz

The definitive clinical virology resource for physicians and clinical laboratory virologists

The clinical virology field is rapidly evolving and, as a result, physicians and clinical laboratory virologists must...


Clinical Microbiology Procedures Handbook

by Amy L. Leber

In response to the ever-changing needs and responsibilities of the clinical microbiology field, Clinical Microbiology Procedures Handbook, Fourth Edition has been extensively reviewed and updated to present...


Microbial Transmission

by Fernando Baquero, Emilio Bouza, Jose A. Gutierrez-Fuentes & Teresa M. Coque

Microbial transmission, the processes by which microbes transit to new environments, is a significant and broad-reaching concept with applications throughout the biological sciences. This collection of reviews,...


Antimicrobial Resistance in Bacteria from Livestock and Companion Animals

by Stefan Schwarz, Lina Maria Cavaco & Jianzhong Shen

The global spread of antimicrobial-resistant pathogenic bacteria is a continuing challenge to the health care of humans and domesticated animals. With no new agents on the horizon, it is imperative to use antimicrobial...


Regulating with RNA in Bacteria and Archaea

by Gisela Storz & Kai Papenfort

Revealing the many roles of RNA in regulating gene expression

For decades after the discoveries of messenger RNA, transfer RNA, and ribosomal RNA, it was largely assumed that the role of RNA in the cell was...


Emerging Infections 10

by W. Michael Scheld, James M. Hughes & Richard J. Whitley

Essential resource for the fight against emerging infectious diseases

Incidences such as the 2014 Ebola epidemic in West Africa and the 2015 appearance of Zika in Brazil provide dramatic evidence of the continued...


Clinical Virology

by Douglas D. Richman, Richard J. Whitley & Frederick G. Hayden

The essential reference of clinical virology

Virology is one of the most dynamic and rapidly changing fields of clinical medicine. For example, sequencing techniques from human specimens have identified numerous...


Virulence Mechanisms of Bacterial Pathogens

by Indira T. Kudva, Nancy A. Cornick, Paul J. Plummer & Qijing Zhang et al.

Ground-breaking overview of an enduring topic

Despite the use of antibiotics, bacterial diseases continue to be a critical issue in public health, and bacterial pathogenesis remains a tantalizing problem for...


Bugs as Drugs

by Robert A. Britton & Patrice D. Cani

Examining the enormous potential of microbiome manipulation to improve health

Associations between the composition of the intestinal microbiome and many human diseases, including inflammatory bowel disease,...


Diagnostic Microbiology of the Immunocompromised Host

by Randall T. Hayden, Karen C. Carroll, Yi-Wei Tang & Donna M. Wolk

Strategies for providing optimal care to this high-risk patient group

The immunocompromised patient population is increasing throughout the world. Major advances in transplantation techniques have expanded access...


Bacteria and Intracellularity

by Pascale Cossart, Craig R. Roy & Philippe Sansonetti

Bacteria and Intracellularity clearly demonstrates that cellular microbiology as a field has reached maturity, extending beyond the strictly cellular level to infections of various organs and tissues. Decades...


Antibiotic Drug Resistance

by José-Luis Capelo-Martínez & Gilberto Igrejas

This book presents a thorough and authoritative overview of the multifaceted field of antibiotic science ? offering guidance to translate research into tools for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of infectious...