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Title Current and Emerging Technologies for the Diagnosis of Microbial Infections
Published [Place of publication not identified] : Elsevier Science, 2015
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Series Methods in microbiology ; 42
Methods in microbiology ; 42
Contents Front Cover; Current and Emerging Technologies for the Diagnosis of Microbial Infections; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Preface; Chapter 1: Total Laboratory Automation in Clinical Bacteriology; 1. Clinical Bacteriology and Automation: background; 2. Specimen Collection: liquid Microbiology; 3. Pre-analytical Automation; 4. Pre-analytical Bacteriology Specimen Plating Instruments; 4.1. Isoplater; 4.2. Innova; 4.3. BD Kiestra InoqulA+; 4.4. Previ Isola; 4.5. Copan WASP; 4.6. Prelude: i2a; 4.7. deltalab AUTOPLAK; 5. Digital Plate Reading; 6. TLA Systems; 6.1. BD Kiestra; 6.2. Copan WASPLab
2.3. Laboratory Cost Savings Associated with Using MALDI-TOF MS for Isolate Identification3. Performance of MALDI-TOF MS for the Identification of Routine Clinical Isolates; 3.1. Identification of Gram-Positive Bacteria; 3.2. Identification of Gram-Negative Bacteria; 3.3. Identification of Anaerobes; 3.4. Identification of Mycobacteria; 3.5. Identification of Yeast; 3.6. Identification of Filamentous Fungi; 3.7. Identification of Select Agents; 4. Direct Identification from Clinical Specimens; 4.1. Identification of Microorganisms Directly from Positive Blood Cultures
4.2. Identification of Bacteria Directly from Urine Specimens4.3. Identification of Bacteria Directly from Cerebrospinal Fluid; Limitations and Conclusions; References; Chapter 3: POC Tests in Microbial Diagnostics: Current Status; 1. Introduction; 2. The Current Utilisation of Infectious Diseases POC Testing; 2.1. Viral Respiratory Infections; 2.2. HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Sexually Transmitted Infections; 2.3. Diarrhoea and Gastrointestinal Diseases; 2.4. Surveillance, Prevention, and Diagnosis of Healthcare-Acquired Infections
6.3. i2a: ECITALS7. Change Management: A Holistic Approach to Automation in Bacteriology; References; Chapter 2: MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry for Microorganism Identification; 1. Introduction; 1.1. MALDI-TOF MS: Principles and Processes; 1.2. Commercially Available MALDI-TOF MS Platforms; 1.3. Factors Influencing the Performance of MALDI-TOF MS; 2. Microbial Identification by MALDI-TOF MS; 2.1. Comparison of MALDI-TOF MS and Conventional Methods for the Identification of Routine Isolates; 2.2. Comparison of Commercially Available MALDI-TOF MS Systems
Summary Current and Emerging Technologies in Microbial Diagnostics, the latest volume in the Methods in Microbiology series, provides comprehensive, cutting-edge reviews of current and emerging technologies in the field of clinical microbiology. The book features a wide variety of state-of-the art methods and techniques for the diagnosis and management of microbial infections, with chapters authored by internationally renowned experts. This volume focuses on current techniques, such as MALDI-TOF mass spectroscopy and molecular diagnostics, along with newly emerging technologies such as host-based diagnostics and next generation sequencing. Written by recognized leaders and experts in the field Provides a comprehensive and cutting-edge review of current and emerging technologies in the field of clinical microbiology, including discussions of current techniques such as MALDI-TOF mass spectroscopy and molecular diagnostics Includes a broad range and breadth of techniques covered Presents discussions on newly emerging technologies such as host-based diagnostics and next generation sequencing
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Text in English
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Subject Communicable diseases -- Diagnosis -- Technological innovations.
Communicable diseases -- Diagnosis.
Genre/Form Microbiology
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0128033312
9780128033319 (electronic bk.)