Molecular Typing in Bacterial Infections

  • Ivano de Filippis
  • Marian L. McKee

Part of the Infectious Disease book series (ID)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. General consideration on microorganism typing methods

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Amy E. Seitz, D. Rebecca Prevots
      Pages 3-13
  3. Gastrointestinal Pathogens

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 15-15
    2. Lúcia Martins Teixeira, Vânia Lúcia Carreira Merquior
      Pages 17-26
    3. Todd J. Ward
      Pages 27-38
    4. Steven L. Foley, Aaron M. Lynne, Rajesh Nayak
      Pages 39-52
    5. T. Ramamurthy, A. K. Mukhopadhyay, R. K. Nandy, G. Balakrish Nair
      Pages 53-72
    6. Andrej Weintraub, Carl Erik Nord
      Pages 73-85
    7. Marina C. Claros, Georg Conrads
      Pages 87-106
  4. Oral and Respiratory Pathogens

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 107-107
    2. Lesley McGee, Bernard Beall
      Pages 109-126
    3. Kazuhiko Nakano, Ichiro Nakagawa, Satu Alaluusua, Takashi Ooshima
      Pages 127-147
    4. Jakko van Ingen, Dick van Soolingen
      Pages 167-177
    5. Muhamed-Kheir Taha, Ala-Eddine Deghmane
      Pages 179-191
    6. Nevada M. Pingault, Thomas V. Riley
      Pages 211-220
    7. Christophe Ginevra
      Pages 221-227
    8. Ken B. Waites, Li Xiao, Vanya Paralanov, Rose M. Viscardi, John I. Glass
      Pages 229-281

About this book


The accurate identification and typing of microbes is essential for researchers in all fields of microbiology. The investigation of species diversity is crucial for the determination of the genetic relatedness of isolates for epidemiological studies. The development of molecular genotyping methods has improved the classification and typing of microorganisms at the sub-species level. In Molecular Typing in Bacterial Infections, readers will find an ultimate guide to molecular methods for the classification and typing of most human bacterial pathogens, covering a wide range of techniques which can be easily applied to the investigation of infectious diseases.

The emphasis is on nucleic acid-based assays and alternative biochemically and immunologically-based formats providing significant potential improvement  of typing technologies that are transforming the field of diagnostic testing.

Comprehensive and practical, Molecular Typing in Bacterial Infections provides state-of-the-art methods not only for accurate diagnostic, but also for the correct classification of different types which will prove to be critical in unraveling the routes of spread of human pathogens.

Editors and affiliations

  • Ivano de Filippis
    • 1
  • Marian L. McKee
    • 2
  1. 1.Instituto Nacional de Controle de, Qualidade em SaúdeFundação Oswaldo Cruz (FIOCRUZ)Rio de JaneiroBrazil
  2. 2.MicrobiologyBioReliance CorporationRockvilleUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, Totowa, NJ
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-62703-184-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-62703-185-1
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