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ERIC Number: ED200432
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Oct-3
Reference Count: 0
Medical Service Clinical Laboratory Procedures--Bacteriology.
Department of the Army, Washington, DC.; Department of the Air Force, Washington, DC.
This manual presents laboratory procedures for the differentiation and identification of disease agents from clinical materials. Included are procedures for the collection of specimens, preparation of culture media, pure culture methods, cultivation of the microorganisms in natural and simulated natural environments, and procedures in identification. Also included are sensitivity determinations, safety practices in the clinical laboratory, and clinical laboratory monitoring of nosocomial diseases. For the more frequently performed tests, the principle of the test, the reagents and equipment needed, the preliminary steps, complete procedures, and interpretation of results are included. (Author/CS)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations, Armed Forces, Biology, Government Publications, Health Occupations, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Laboratory Manuals, Laboratory Procedures, Medical Education, Medical Technologists, Microbiology, Resource Materials, Science Education
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (Stock No. 008-070-00387-2; $4.65).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of the Army, Washington, DC.; Department of the Air Force, Washington, DC.
Note: Contains small print in Tables.