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Direct Smear Atlas: A Monograph of Gram-Stained Preparations of Clinical Specimens
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Direct Smear Atlas: A Monograph of Gram-Stained Preparations of Clinical Specimens

Publication Year: 2001
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Marler, Linda M.; Siders, Jean A.; Allen, Stephen D.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-0-781-72663-4
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 91
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This atlas is a full-color manual of Gram-stained direct smears for medical technologist and medical laboratory technician students and practitioners, microbiologists, pathologists, infectious disease specialists, and anyone who interprets Gram-stained specimens.

Featuring over 250 clear photomicrographs taken from actual patient specimens, the manual presents a simple, easy-to-use format; brief legends accompany each image.

Features:
- Complete coverage contains over 90 species of microorganisms, with separate sections on artifacts and cells, to provide needed experience in reviewing slides.
- Includes 3 introductory chapters addressing procedures, reagent and smear preparations, quality control, bacterial morphotypes encountered, and evaluation of the Gram-stained smear.
- Full-color, quality images - images are clear and consistent in magnification (1000X) with high resolution and true color. - Cross-referencing images are arranged in sections according to specimen site (wound, blood, etc), then alphabetically by organism name.
- Images are also cross-indexed alphabetically by organism name, morphologically by Gram stain and also by clinical diagnosis.
- Real-life rather than only text-book images commonly seen decolorized species and their more classic stained forms, artifacts, and other examples of real-world microbiology are included.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Marler, Linda M.; Siders, Jean A.; Allen, Stephen D.
  • ISBN: 978-0-781-72663-4
  • Specialty:
    Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology
    Infectious Diseases
    Laboratory Medicine
    Microbiology
    Pathology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st Ed.
  • Pages: 308
  • Illustrations: 250
  • Year: 2001
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 91

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