by American Society for Microbiology (Corporate Author), Patrick R., Ph.D. Murray (Editor), Ellen Jo Baron (Editor), James H. Jorgensen (Editor), Michael A. Pfaller (Editor), Robert H. Yolken (Editor)
MCM provides all microbiologists, laboratorians, and infectious disease professionals with the definitive reference work for running an effective, state-of-the-art diagnostic laboratory. No other single resource offers such extensive, up-to-date, practical information presented in a concise and easily accessible format. MCM continues to set the standard for reliability and day-to-day utility as a reference work for all busy professionals in the diagnostic laboratory and infectious disease communities.
Guiding the clinical microbiologist in the selection, performance, and interpretation of laboratory procedures, MCM focuses on the when and why of diagnostic procedures, as well as the how. It presents a direct approach to organizing information with thorough but concise treatments of all the major areas of microbiology, including new microbial discoveries, changing diagnostic methods, and emerging therapeutic challenges facing clinicians. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD. Brandon/Hill Allied Health List first-purchase selection (#192). Text provides a reference to microbiology; epidemiology; and clinically significant bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites. Previous edition: c1999. DNLM: Microbiology.