Advanced Techniques in Diagnostic Microbiology


ISBN: 978-1-4614-3969-1 (Print) 978-1-4614-3970-7 (Online)
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Table of contents (47 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Methods

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 3-12

      Automated Blood Cultures

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 13-30

      Breath Tests for Detection of Helicobacter pylori and Aspergillus fumigatus

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 31-51

      Rapid Antigen Tests

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 53-73

      Antibody Detection: Principles and Applications

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 75-85

      Cytometry-Based Antimicrobial Resistance Techniques

    7. Book Chapter

      Pages 87-121

      Biochemical Profile-Based Microbial Identification Systems

    8. Book Chapter

      Pages 123-149

      Infectious Disease Biomarkers: Non-Antibody-Based Host Responses

    9. Book Chapter

      Pages 151-175

      Functional Assessment of Microbial and Viral Infections by Real-Time Cellular Analysis System

    10. Book Chapter

      Pages 177-185

      Cellular Fatty Acid-Based Microbial Identification and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing

    11. Book Chapter

      Pages 187-207

      MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry-Based Microbial Identification

    12. Book Chapter

      Pages 209-225

      Nucleic Acid Extraction Techniques

    13. Book Chapter

      Pages 227-237

      Nonamplified Probe-Based Microbial Detection and Identification

    14. Book Chapter

      Pages 239-261

      Molecular Typing Techniques: State of the Art

    15. Book Chapter

      Pages 263-271

      An Introduction to In Vitro Nucleic Acid Amplification Techniques

    16. Book Chapter

      Pages 273-291

      PCR and Its Variations

    17. Book Chapter

      Pages 293-306

      Non-PCR Target Amplification Techniques

    18. Book Chapter

      Pages 307-325

      Probe Amplification Technologies

    19. Book Chapter

      Pages 327-344

      Signal Amplification Technologies

    20. Book Chapter

      Pages 345-353

      Real-Time Nucleic Acid Quantification

    21. Book Chapter

      Pages 355-365

      An Introduction to Amplification–Production–Detection Techniques

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