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Title Antimicrobial susceptibility testing protocols / edited by Richard Schwalbe, Lynn Steele-Moore, Avery C. Goodwin
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (414 pages) : illustrations
Contents An overview of the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) and its impact on antimicrobial susceptibility tests / Arthur L. Barry -- Antimicrobial classifications : drugs for bugs / Cassandra B. Calderón and Beulah Perdue Sabundayo -- Disk diffusion test and gradient methodologies / Audrey Wanger -- Macro- and microdilution methods of antimicrobial susceptibility testing / Sadaf Qaiyumi -- Automated systems : an overview / Sheryl Stuckey -- Agar dilution susceptibility testing / Ann Hanlon, Merwyn Taylor, and James D. Dick -- Susceptibility-testing protocols for antibiograms and preventive surveillance : a continum of data collection, analysis, and presentation / John G. Thomas and Nancy T. Rector
Anaerobe antimicrobial susceptibility testing / Darcie E. Roe-Carpenter -- Antifungal susceptibility testing of yeasts / Ana Espinel-Ingroff and Emilia Cantón -- Antifungal susceptibility testing of filamentous fungi / Ana Espinel-Ingroff and Emilia Cantón -- Susceptibility testing of mycobacteria / Barbara A. Brown-Elliott, Samuel Cohen, and Richard J. Wallace Jr. -- Methods for determing bactericidal activity and antimicrobial interactions : synergy testing, time-kill curves, and population analysis / Punam Verma
Serum bactericidal testing / Harriette Nadler and Michael Dowzicky -- Bioassay methods for antimicrobial and antifungal agents / Donald H. Pitkin and Estrella Martin-Mazuelos -- Molecular methods for bacterial strain typing / Sophie Michaud and Donna Berg -- Pharmacy and microbiology : interactive synergy / Beulah Perdue Sabundayo and Cassandra B. Calderón -- Interactions between clinicians and the microbiology laboratory / John H. Powers -- Clinical microbiology in the development of new antimicrobial agents / C. Douglas Webb and Barbara G. Painter
Summary Gives laboratory personnel an integrated resource for lab-based techniques and charts within the contextual role of clinical microbiology in modern medicine. This book includes protocols extrapolated from the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute as well as nonstandardized procedures
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Drug resistance in microorganisms.
Microbial sensitivity tests.
Microbial Sensitivity Tests -- methods.
Microbial Sensitivity Tests -- standards.
Anti-Bacterial Agents.
Antifungal Agents.
Drug Resistance, Fungal.
Drug Resistance, Microbial.
Form Electronic book
Author Goodwin, Avery C.
Schwalbe, Richard.
Steele-Moore, Lynn.
ISBN 1281122203
1420014498 (electronic bk.)
9781420014495 (electronic bk.)