Filled with highly instructional visual images, An Atlas of the Clinical Microbiology of Infectious Diseases, Volume 1: Bacterial Agents contains typical and atypical presentations and identifying characteristics of microorganisms, including newly described microbial agents, covering the breadth of clinical microbiology. The book presents more than 425 color photomicrographs harvested over the author's 40-year career augmented by up-to-date text describing each microbial entity included and offering insightful comments on their clinical significance.
Foreword. Gram-positive, Branching and Non-brancing, Non-acid-fast, Bacillary Species. Gram-positive, Aerobic, Branching, Partially acid-fast Species. Acid-fast Bacilli: Mycobacterium. Fermenting, Gram-negative, Facultative Anaerobic Bacilli. Non-fermenting, Gram-negative Aerobic Bacilli. Anaerobes. Fastidious, Gram-negative Bacilli. Gram-positive, Catalase-positive Cocci. Gram-positive, Catalase-negative Cocci. Gram-negative Cocci. Curved and Spiral Species. Intracellular Bacterial Species. Bibliography. Index.