Written by clinical microbiologists for clinical microbiologists, this Cumitech offers a concise how-to reference for the laboratory diagnosis of urinary tract infections (UTI), including both common and uncommon UTI. Readers will find the latest practice standards to guide them through all aspects of collecting, transporting, handling, and working up specimens as well as reporting results. This latest edition features expanded clinical information, including additional sections covering diagnostic approaches and frequency of testing. Finally, new sections on reimbursement, coding, and antimicrobial susceptibility testing ensure that clinical microbiologists have a single, easy-to-use resource that addresses most common questions and procedures.
|Author||:||Susan E. Sharp, Yvette S. McCarter|
|Publisher||:||Amer Society for Microbiology - 2009-01-01|