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Koneman’s Color Atlas and Textbook of Diagnostic Microbiology (7th Edition)

  • Authors: Gary W. Procop, Elmer W. Koneman
  • ISBN: 9781451116595 9781451189353
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Publishing
  • Edition: 7th
  • Publication Date: June 29, 2016
  • Format: Hardback – 1864 pages
  • Language: English


Now in striking full color, this 7th Edition of Koneman’s gold standard text presents all the principles and practices readers need for a solid grounding in all aspects of clinical microbiology—bacteriology, mycology, parasitology, and virology.
Comprehensive, easy-to-understand, and filled with high quality images, the book covers cell and structure identification in more depth than any other book available.

This fully updated 7th Edition is enhanced by new pedagogy, new clinical scenarios, new photos and illustrations, and all-new instructor and student resources.

Key Features
  • To enhance both the teaching and learning experience, the book is now supported using chapter-by-chapter online resources for instructors and students. This includes an image bank, PowerPoint slides, and Weblinks. A Test Bank is available for instructors.
  • A new-full color design clarifies important concepts and engages students.
  • Updated and expanded coverage of the mycology and molecular chapters reflect the latest advances in the field.
  • New clinical scenarios demonstrate key applications of microbiology in the real world.
  • Additional high quality images enhance visual understanding.
  • Clinical correlations link microorganisms to specific disease states using references to the most current medical literature available.
  • Practical guidelines for cost-effective, clinically relevant evaluation of clinical specimens include extent of workup and abbreviated identification schemes.
  • In-depth chapters cover the increasingly important areas of immunologic and molecular diagnosis.
  • Principles of biochemical tests are explained and illustrated to bridge the gap between theory and practice.
  • Line drawings, photographs, and tables clarify more complex concepts.
  • Display boxes highlight essential information on microbes.
  • Techniques and procedure charts appear at the back of the book for immediate access.
  • Extensive bibliographic documentation allows students to explore primary sources for information.
Table of Contents
  1. Preface
  2. Acknowledgments
  3. Chapter 1: Introduction to Microbiology, Part 1: The Role of the Microbiology Laboratory in the Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases: Guidelines to Practice and Management
  4. Chapter 2: Introduction to Microbiology, Part 2: Guidelines for the Collection, Transport, Processing, Analysis, and Reporting of Cultures from Specific Specimen Sources
  5. Chapter 3: Laboratory Diagnosis by Immunologic Methods
  6. Chapter 4: Molecular Microbiology
  7. Chapter 5: Medical Bacteriology: Taxonomy, Morphology, Physiology, and Virulence
  8. Chapter 6: The Enterobacteriaceae
  9. Chapter 7: The Nonfermentative Gram-Negative Bacilli
  10. Chapter 8: Curved Gram-Negative Bacilli and Oxidase-Positive Fermenters: Campylobacteraceae and Vibrionaceae
  11. Chapter 9: Miscellaneous Fastidious Gram-Negative Bacilli
  12. Chapter 10: Legionella
  13. Chapter 11: Neisseria Species and Moraxella catarrhalis
  14. Chapter 12: Gram-Positive Cocci, Part 1: Staphylococci and Related Gram-Positive Cocci
  15. Chapter 13: Gram-Positive Cocci, Part 2: Streptococci, Enterococci, and the “Streptococcis-Like” Bacteria
  16. Chapter 14: Aerobic and Facultative Gram-Positive Bacilli
  17. Chapter 15: Aerobic Actinomycetes
  18. Chapter 16: The Anaerobic Bacteria
  19. Chapter 17: Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing
  20. Chapter 18: Mycoplasmas and Ureaplasmas
  21. Chapter 19: Mycobacteria
  22. Chapter 20: Spirochetal Infections
  23. Chapter 21: Mycology
  24. Chapter 22: Parasitology
  25. Chapter 23: Diagnosis of Infections Caused by Viruses, Chlamydia, Rickettsia, and Related Organisms
  26. Appendix I: Ectoparasites and Other Invertebrates in the Clinical Laboratory: A Brief Guide
  27. Appendix II: Free-Living Amebae
  28. Charts
  29. Color Plates
  30. Index
Additional information
Weight 3.878 kg

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