Advanced Techniques in Diagnostic Microbiology Volume 1: Techniques
Third Edition

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Title

Advanced Techniques in Diagnostic Microbiology Volume 1: Techniques
Third Edition

Subject

MICROBIOLOGY

Description

Medical microbiology is a branch of medical science that deals with the prevention,
diagnosis, and therapy of infectious diseases. A clinical microbiologist is a professional within the field of medical microbiology who is knowledgeable about the
characteristics of microbial pathogens, including their modes of transmission as
well as their mechanisms of infection and growth. Clinical microbiologists often
practice in a clinical microbiology laboratory or a public health laboratory where
they may direct these laboratories. Clinical microbiology laboratories are concerned mainly with the diagnostic aspects of the practice of medical microbiology,
whereas public health laboratories are more concerned with the epidemiology of
infectious diseases within given populations. There is, and must be, a strong link
between clinical microbiology laboratories and public health laboratories. Clinical
microbiology laboratories primarily determine whether pathogenic microorganisms are present in clinical specimens collected from individuals with suspected
infections; if such microbial pathogens are found, these microorganisms are identified and susceptibility profiles, when indicated, are determined. Clinical microbiologists work closely with and serve as consultants with physicians who are caring
for infected individuals. The importance of the field of medical microbiology can
be appreciated by noting that hospitals in the United States annually report over
five million cases of infectious disease-related illnesses.

Creator

Yi-Wei Tang • Charles W. Stratton

Publisher

Springer Nature Switzerland AG

Date

2018

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Language

English

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Yi-Wei Tang • Charles W. Stratton, “Advanced Techniques in Diagnostic Microbiology Volume 1: Techniques
Third Edition,” BMU, accessed May 20, 2022, http://bmulibrary.com/library/items/show/159.

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