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Laboratory Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases Principles and Practice

VOLUME II Viral, Rickettsial, and Chlamydial Diseases

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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 bidity and mortality in all people. A continuing need well-recognized books devoted to infectious dis­ for an informed and knowledgeable community of eases. The Editors of this work, on the other hand, were persuaded that there was a need for a publica­ laboratory scientists is fundamental. Data describing tion that would bring together the most pertinent and the global impact of infectious diseases are difficult 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.

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Table of contents (44 chapters)

  1. General Principles of Viral Diagnostics

  2. General Technological Approaches to Diagnostics

  3. The Viruses, Viral Infections, and Nomenclature

Authors and Affiliations

  • California Department of Health Services, California Public Health Foundation, Berkeley, USA

    E. H. Lennette

  • Institut Virion, Ruschlikon/Zurich, Switzerland

    E. H. Lennette

  • Department of Virology, University of Turku, Turku, Finland

    P. Halonen

  • Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, USA

    F. A. Murphy, A. Balows

  • Hygienic Laboratory, Oakdale Hall, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA

    W. J. Hausler

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Laboratory Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases Principles and Practice

  • Book Subtitle: VOLUME II Viral, Rickettsial, and Chlamydial Diseases

  • Authors: E. H. Lennette, P. Halonen, F. A. Murphy, A. Balows, W. J. Hausler

  • DOI:

  • Publisher: Springer New York, NY

  • eBook Packages: Springer Book Archive

  • Copyright Information: Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1988

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-1-4612-8394-2Published: 26 September 2011

  • eBook ISBN: 978-1-4612-3900-0Published: 06 December 2012

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XXIII, 961

  • Topics: Internal Medicine, Virology, Microbiology, Zoology, Allergology, Immunology

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