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Medical Microbiology (Third edition)  

Michael Ford
Published in Print:05 June 2019 Published Online:31 August 2023
ISBN:9780198818144
Publisher:Oxford University Press

Abstract

Medical Microbiology covers a range of key laboratory techniques used in the diagnosis of human diseases caused by microorganisms, with case studies throughout to highlight the clinical relevance of the techniques being described. The text is written from the point of view of a laboratory biomedical scientist. Topics include whole genome sequencing; MALDI-TOF, air sampling, and food microbiology; congenital infections, syphilis, human papillomavirus infection, and sample processing; the detection of antimicrobial resistance by molecular methods; and progressive cognitive disease, high-level resistance, and faecal transplantation.