Diagnostic Microbiology 13th Case Study 12-1

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Part I: Basic Medical Microbiology
1. Microbial Taxonomy
2. Bacterial Genetics, Metabolism, and Structure
3. Host-Microorganism Interactions

Part II: General Principles in Clinical Microbiology
Section 1:Safety and Specimen Management
4. Laboratory Safety
5. Specimen Management
Section 2: Approaches to Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases
6. Role of Microscopy
7. Traditional Cultivation and Identification
8. Nucleic Acid-Based Analytic Methods for Microbial Identification and Characterization
9. Overview of Immunochemical Methods Used for Organism Detection
Section 3: Evaluation of Antimicrobial Activity
10. Principles of Antimicrobial Action & Resistance
11. Laboratory Methods and Strategies for Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing

Part III: Bacteriology
Section 1: Principles of Identification

12. Overview of Bacterial Identification Methods and Strategies
Section 2: Catalase-Positive, Gram-Positive Cocci
13. Staphylococcus, Micrococcus, and Similar Organisms
Section 3: Catalase-Negative, Gram-Positive Cocci
14. Streptococcus, Enterococcus, and Similar Organisms
Section 4: Non-Branching, Catalase-Positive, Gram-Positive Bacilli
15. Bacillus and Similar Organisms
16. Listeria, Corynebacterium, and Similar Organisms
Section 5: Non-Branching, Catalase-Negative, Gram-Positive Bacilli
17. Erysipelothirix, Lactobacillus, and Similar Organisms
Section 6: Branching or Partially Acid-Fast, Gram-Positive Bacilli
18. Nocardia, Streptomyces, Rhodococcus, and Similar Organisms
Section 7: Gram-Negative Bacilli and Coccobacilli (MacConkey-Positive, Oxidase-Negative)
19. Enterobacteriaceae
20. Acinetobacter, Stenotrophomonas, and Other Organisms
Section 8: Gram-Negative Bacilli and Coccobacilli (MacConkey-Positive, Oxidase-Positive)
21. Pseudomonas, Burkholderia, and Similar Organisms
22. Achromobacter, Rhizobium, Ochrobactrum, and Similar Organisms
23. Chryseobacterium, Sphingobacterium, and Similar Organisms
24. Alcaligenes, Bordetella (Nonpertussis), Comamonas, and Similar Organisms
25. Vibrio, Aeromonas, Plesiomonas shigelloides, and Chromobacterium violaceum
Section 9: Gram-Negative Bacilli and Coccobacilli (MacConkey-Negative, Oxidase-Positive)
26. Sphingomonas paucimobilis and Similar Organisms
27. Moraxella
28. Eikenella corrodens and Similar Organisms
29. Pasteurella and Similar Organisms
30. Actinobacillus, Kingella, Cardiobacterium, Capnocytophaga, and Similar Organisms
Section 10: Gram-Negative Bacilli and Coccobacilli (MacConkey-Negative, Oxidase-Variable)
31. Haemophilus
Section 11: Gram-Negative Bacilli that are Optimally Recovered on Special Media
32. Bartonella and Afipia
33. Campylobacter, Arcobacter, and Helicobacter
34. Legionella
35. Brucella
36. Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella parapertussis
37. Francisella
38. Streptobacillus moniliformis and Spirillum minus
Section 12: Gram-Negative Cocci
39. Neisseria and Moraxella catarrhalis
Section 13: Anaerobic Bacteriology
40. Overview and General Considerations
41. Laboratory Considerations
Section 14: Mycobacteria and Other Bacteria with Unusual Growth Requirements
42. Mycobacteria
43. Obligate Intracellular and Nonculturable Bacterial Agents
44. Cell Wall-Deficient Bacteria: Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma
45. The Spirochetes

Part IV: Parasitology
46. Overview of the Methods and Strategies in Parasitology
47. Intestinal Protozoa
48. Blood and Tissue Protoza
49. Protozoa from Other Body Sites
50. Intestinal Nematodes
51. Tissue Nematodes
52. Blood Nematodes
53. Intestinal Cestodes
54. Tissue Cestodes
55. Intestinal Trematodes
56. Liver and Lung Trematodes
57. Blood Trematodes

Part V: Mycology
58. Overview of Fungal Identification Methods and Strategies
59. Hyaline Molds, Zygomycetes, Dermatophytes, and Opportunitistic and Systemic Mycoses
60. Dematiaceious Molds
61. Opportunistic Atypical Fungs: P. jiroveci
62. The Yeasts
63. Antifungal Susceptibility Testing, Therapy and Prevention

Part VI: Virology
64. Overview of the Methods and Strategies in Virology
65. Viruses in Human Disease
66. Antiviral Therapy, Susceptibility Testing and Prevention

Part VII: Diagnosis by Organ System
67. Bloodstream Infections
68. Infections of the Lower Respiratory Tract
69. Upper Respiratory Tract Infections and Other Infections of the Oral Cavity and Neck
70. Meningitis and Other Infections of the Central Nervous Systems
71. Infections of the Eyes, Ears, and Sinuses
72. Infections of the Urinary Tract
73. Genital Tract Infections
74. Gastrointestinal Tract Infections
75. Skin, Soft Tissue, and Wound Infections
76. Normally Sterile Body Fluids, Bone and Bone Marrow, and Solid Tissues

Part VIII: Clinical Laboratory Management
77. Quality in the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory
78. Infection Control
79. Sentinel Laboratory Response to Bioterrorism

Glossary

Part I: Basic Medical Microbiology

1. Microbial Taxonomy

2. Bacterial Genetics, Metabolism, and Structure

3. Host-Microorganism Interactions

Part II: General Principles in Clinical Microbiology

Section I: Safety & Specimen Management

4. Laboratory Safety

5. Specimen Management

Section II: Approaches to Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases

6. Role of Microscopy

7. Traditional Cultivation and Identification

8. Nucleic Acid-Based Analytic Methods For Microbial Identification And Characterization

9. Immunochemical Methods Used for Organism Detection

10. Serologic Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases

Section III: Evaluation of Antimicrobial Activity

11. Principles of Antimicrobial Action & Resistance

12. Laboratory Methods and Strategies for Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing

Part III: Bacteriology

Section 1: Principles of Identification

13. Overview of Bacterial Identification Methods and Strategies

14. General Considerations and Applications of Information Provided in Bacterial Sections of Part III NEW!

15. Bacterial Identification Flow Charts and Schemes: A Guide to Part III NEW!

Section 2: Catalase-Positive, Gram-Positive Cocci

16. Staphylococcus, Micrococcus, and Similar Organisms

Section 3: Catalase-Negative, Gram-Positive Cocci

17. Streptococcus, Enterococcus, and Similar Organisms

Section 4: Non-Branching, Catalase-Positive, Gram-Positive Bacilli

18. Bacillus and Similar Organisms

19. Listeria, Corynebacterium, and Similar Organisms

Section 5: Non-Branching, Catalase-Negative, Gram-Positive Bacilli

20. Erysipelothirix, Lactobacillus, and Similar Organisms

Section 6: Branching or Partially Acid-Fast, Gram-Positive Bacilli

21. Nocardia, Streptomyces, Rhodococcus, Oerskovia, and Similar Organisms

Section 7: Gram-Negative Bacilli and Coccobacilli (MacConkey-Positive, Oxidase-Negative)

22. Enterobacteriaceae

23. Acinetobacter, Stenotrophomonas, and Other Organisms

Section 8: Gram-Negative Bacilli and Coccobacilli (MacConkey-Positive, Oxidase-Positive)

24. Pseudomonas, Burkholderia, and Similar Organisms

25. Achromobacter, Rhizobium, Ochrobactrum, and Similar Organisms

26. Chryseobacterium, Sphingobacterium, and Similar Organisms

27. Alcaligenes, Bordetella (Nonpertussis), Comamonas, and Similar Organisms

28. Vibrio, Aeromonas, Plesiomonas shigelloides, and Chromobacterium violaceum

Section 9: Gram-Negative Bacilli and Coccobacilli (MacConkey-Negative, Oxidase-Positive)

29. Sphingomonas paucimobilis and Similar Organisms

30. Moraxella

31. Eikenella corrodens and Similar Organisms

32. Pasteurella and Similar Organisms

33. Actinobacillus, Kingella, Cardiobacterium, Capnocytophaga, and Similar Organisms

Section 10: Gram-Negative Bacilli and Coccobacilli (MacConkey-Negative, Oxidase-Variable)

34. Haemophilus

Section 11: Gram-Negative Bacilli that are Optimally Recovered on Special Media

35. Bartonella and Afipia

36. Campylobacter, Arcobacter, and Helicobacter

37. Legionella

38. Brucella

39. Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella parapertussis

40. Francisella

41. Streptobacillus moniliformis and Spirillum minus

Section 12: Gram-Negative Cocci

42. Neisseria and Moraxella catarrhalis

Section 13: Anaerobic Bacteriology

43. Overview and General Considerations

44. Laboratory Considerations

Section 14: Mycobacteria and Other Bacteria with Unusual Growth Requirements

45. Mycobacteria

46. Obligate Intracellular and Nonculturable Bacterial Agents

47. Cell Wall-Deficient Bacteria: Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma

48. The Spirochetes

Part IV: Parasitology

49. Laboratory Methods for Diagnosis of Parasitic Infections

Part V: Mycology

50. Basic Mycology

Part VI: Virology

51. Laboratory Methods in Basic Virology

Part VII: Diagnosis by Organ System

52. Bloodstream Infections

53. Infections of the Lower Respiratory Tract

54. Upper Respiratory Tract Infections and Other Infections of the Oral Cavity and Neck

55. Meningitis and Other Infections of the Central Nervous Systems

56. Infections of the Eyes, Ears, and Sinuses

57. Infections of the Urinary Tract

58. Genital Tract Infections

59. Gastrointestinal Tract Infections

60. Skin, Soft Tissue, and Wound Infections

61. Normally Sterile Body Fluids, Bone and Bone Marrow, and Solid Tissues

Part VIII: Clinical Laboratory Management NEW!

62. Laboratory Physical Design, Management, and Organization

63. Quality in the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory

64. Infection Control

65. Sentinel Laboratory Response to Bioterrorism NEW!

Appendix: Answers to Case Studies

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