Laboratory Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases

Principles and Practice

  • A. Balows
  • W. J. HauslerJr.
  • M. Ohashi
  • A. Turano
  • E. H. Lennete

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiv
  2. General Principles and Practice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages ins1-ins1
    2. Henry D. Isenberg, Richard F. D’Amato
      Pages 1-7
    3. A. Turano, F. Pirali
      Pages 8-13
  3. Bacterial Infections

    1. Front Matter
      Pages ins3-ins3
    2. H. B. Rees Jr., D. D. Martin, M. A. Smith
      Pages 57-68
    3. Annette C. Reboli, W. Edmund Farrar
      Pages 69-82
    4. R. W. Bennett, S. M. Harmon
      Pages 83-93
    5. Peter Piot
      Pages 94-99
    6. Timothy J. Cleary
      Pages 100-104
    7. Russell C. Johnson
      Pages 105-110
    8. Charles L. Hatheway
      Pages 111-133
    9. Gary V. Doern
      Pages 134-142
    10. Nelson P. Moyer, Larry A. Holcomb
      Pages 143-154
    11. Nelson P. Moyer, Larry A. Holcomb
      Pages 155-167
    12. Richard C. Tilton
      Pages 168-172
    13. Allan R. Ronald
      Pages 173-181
    14. Yutaka Zinnaka
      Pages 182-192
    15. Sydney M. Finegold, W. Lance George
      Pages 193-201
    16. W. Lance George, Sydney M. Finegold
      Pages 202-204
    17. Helen M. Pollock
      Pages 205-207
    18. Helen M. Pollock
      Pages 208-212
    19. D. S. Kellogg
      Pages 213-216
    20. Richard F. D’Amato, Henry D. Isenberg
      Pages 217-231
    21. Joseph C. Chan
      Pages 232-236
    22. Peter Piot
      Pages 277-284
    23. Michael A. Gerber
      Pages 294-301
    24. W. L. Albritton
      Pages 302-311
    25. Hazel W. Wilkinson
      Pages 320-332
    26. Kazunari Nakamura
      Pages 333-343
    27. S. Faine
      Pages 344-352
    28. M. J. R. Gilchrist
      Pages 353-359
    29. Russell C. Johnson
      Pages 360-365
    30. Neylan A. Vedros
      Pages 366-374
    31. Helen M. Pollock
      Pages 375-381
    32. Norman S. Swack
      Pages 396-402
    33. M. J. R. Gilchrist, C. C. Linnemann Jr
      Pages 403-410
    34. Thomas J. Quan
      Pages 411-419
    35. F. Meunier, P. van der Auwera
      Pages 420-434
    36. Giuseppe Falcone, Mario Campa
      Pages 435-442
    37. S. L. Josephson
      Pages 443-447
    38. John H. Silliker, Damien A. Gabis
      Pages 448-465

About this book


those who deal with infectious diseases on a daily This two volume work stems from the belief of the Editors that infectious diseases are not only very basis. much with us today but, more importantly, that they There are several excellent textbooks dealing will continue to playa significant global role in mor­ with medical microbiology, and there are equally well-recognized books devoted to infectious dis­ bidity and mortality in all people. A continuing need for an informed and knowledgeable community of eases. The Editors of this work, on the other hand, laboratory scientists is fundamental. Data describing were persuaded that there was a need for a publica­ the global impact of infectious diseases are difficult tion that would bring together the most pertinent and to come by. Fortunately, a recent thoughtful and relevant information on the principles and practice of provocative publication by Bennett et al. (1987) pro­ the laboratory diagnosis of infectious diseases and vides us with data derived from several consultants include clinical relationships. While this two volume that clearly delineate the impact of infectious dis­ text is directed toward the role of the laboratory in eases on the United States today.


biology diseases infectious infectious disease infectious diseases medical microbiology microbiology

Editors and affiliations

  • A. Balows
    • 1
  • W. J. HauslerJr.
    • 2
  • M. Ohashi
    • 3
  • A. Turano
    • 4
  • E. H. Lennete
    • 5
    • 6
  1. 1.Center for Infectious DiseasesCenters for Disease ControlAtlantaUSA
  2. 2.Hygienic Laboratory, Oakdale HallUniversity of IowaIowa CityUSA
  3. 3.Tokyo Metropolitan Research Laboratory of Public HealthTokyoJapan
  4. 4.Istituto di Microbilogia dell ’UniversitáBresciaItaly
  5. 5.Viral and Rickettsial Disease LaboratoryCalifornia Department of Health Services, and California Public FoundationBerkeleyUSA
  6. 6.Institut VirionRuschlikon/ZurichSwitzerland

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