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Although intended primarily as a collegelevel medical microbiology textbook, the second edition of Diagnostic Microbiology is a useful reference for the physician concerned with infectious diseases. Most of the book is devoted to a review of currently recommended methods for the recovery and identification of clinically significant bacteria and fungi. The sections devoted to the mycoses and the mycobacteria have been extensively revised to provide more complete coverage of these important pathogens. The proper methods for collecting bacteriologic, mycologic, and virologic specimens are emphasized in separate chapters. A section devoted to antimicrobial susceptibility testing stresses techniques rather than interpretation However,
Diagnostic Microbiology.. Ann Intern Med. 1966;65:871–872. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-65-4-871_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;65(4):871-872.
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