Rapid Detection of Infectious Agents

  • Steven Specter
  • Mauro Bendinelli
  • Herman Friedman

Part of the Infectious Agents and Pathogenesis book series (IAPA)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Susanne Modrow, Hans Wolf
    Pages 21-37
  3. Spencer R. Hedges, Michael W. Russell, Jiri Mestecky
    Pages 57-68
  4. Charlotte A. Gaydos, Thomas C. Quinn
    Pages 83-93
  5. Danny L. Wiedbrauk, Richrad L. Hodinka
    Pages 97-116
  6. Richard V. Goering
    Pages 131-157
  7. G. J. Litt, M. N. Bobrow
    Pages 159-173
  8. Susan B. Hunter, Bala Swaminathan
    Pages 175-189
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 207-216

About this book


Busy clinicians and health practitioners recognize the importance of speedy detection of pathogens to impede the further spread of infection, and to ensure their patients' rapid and complete recovery. This reader-friendly reference is a unique collection of the newest and most effective diagnostic techniques currently in use in clinical and research laboratories. Instructive commentary regarding the application of these often complex methods is provided. This essential text aids readers in selecting the most efficient method, finding the necessary resources, and avoiding the most common pitfalls in implementation.


PCR Polymerase Chain Reaction Recovery Vivo antibody bacteria epidemiology health hunter infection infectious disease molecular epidemiology polymer virology

Editors and affiliations

  • Steven Specter
    • 1
  • Mauro Bendinelli
    • 2
  • Herman Friedman
    • 3
  1. 1.University of South Florida College of MedicineTampa
  2. 2.University of PisaPisaItaly
  3. 3.University of South Florida College of MedicineTampa

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-0-306-45848-4
  • Online ISBN 978-0-306-46807-0
  • Series Print ISSN 1075-1289
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