Atlas of the Clinical Microbiology of Infectious Diseases: by Edward J. Bottone

By Edward J. Bottone

An Atlas of the medical Microbiology of Infectious illnesses, quantity : Viral, Fungal, and Parasitic brokers is the second one of a sequence and associate to quantity One, which offers with Microbiological and medical Attributes. jam-packed with hugely tutorial visible photographs, this atlas covers common and odd displays of viral, fungal and parasitic brokers and provides insightful reviews supporting their identity and medical importance. Drawing at the services of a unique medical microbiologist, it offers greater than 240 coloured photomicrographs derived from an in depth own selection of slides depicting the salient and weird shows of microorganisms.

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Colonies of Salmonella typhi (typhoid bacillus) may appear green without dark centers Page 53 Figure 181 Salmonella species Giemsa stain of bone marrow aspirate of child with AIDS showing intracellular bacilli in macrophage.  typhimurium.  Salmonellae are lactose­negative and most serovars produce hydrogen sulfide.  This species produces a number of proteases and an extracellular deoxyribonuclease.  Y.  enterocolitica which produces dark red colonies on this medium.  V.  Epidemiologic clues suggesting a Vibrio infection include a recent history of raw or undercooked seafood consumption, especially shell fish (oysters), trauma­induced wounds contaminated with fresh or sea water, and foreign travel, particularly to endemic areas.

Isolation of this species requires incubation of specimens at 30°C.  It is found in soil and water and in raw milk and dairy products.  Yellow pigmentation developed in both light and dark Figure 122 Mycobacterium scrofulaceum Submandibular lymphadenitis (scrofula) with draining sinus tract This species is characterized by the production of yellow­pigmented colonies in the absence of photoactivation and hence is referred to as a scotochromogen.  malignancies.  Growth has a ‘damp soil’­like odor Figure 126 Mycobacterium fortuitum Ulcerated lesion of leg with sinus tracts which developed post­cosmetic fat transplant to leg.

Isolation of this species requires incubation of specimens at 30°C.  It is found in soil and water and in raw milk and dairy products.  Yellow pigmentation developed in both light and dark Figure 122 Mycobacterium scrofulaceum Submandibular lymphadenitis (scrofula) with draining sinus tract This species is characterized by the production of yellow­pigmented colonies in the absence of photoactivation and hence is referred to as a scotochromogen.  malignancies.  Growth has a ‘damp soil’­like odor Figure 126 Mycobacterium fortuitum Ulcerated lesion of leg with sinus tracts which developed post­cosmetic fat transplant to leg.

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