Title: Advanced Techniques in Diagnostic Microbiology Co: 2006 Ed:  
ISBN: 9780387297415 Author: Yi-Wei Tang (Editor), Charles W. Stratton (Editor) Publisher: Springer Publishing
Contents 114051
1 Automated blood cultures
2 Urea breath tests for detection of Helicobacter pylori
3 Rapid antigen tests
4 Advanced antibody detection
5 Phenotypic testing of bacterial antimicrobial susceptibility
6 Biochemical profile-based microbial identification systems
7 Rapid bacterial characterization and identification by MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry
8 Probe-based microbial detection and identification
9 Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis
10 In Vitro nucleic acid amplification : an introduction
11 PCR and its variations
12 Non-polymerase chain reaction mediated target amplification techniques
13 Recent advances in probe amplification technologies
14 Signal amplification techniques : bDNA, hybrid capture
15 Detection and characterization of molecular amplification products : agarose gel electrophoresis, southern blot
hybridization, restriction enzyme digest analysis, and enzyme-linked immunoassay
16 Direct nucleotide sequencing for amplification product identification
17 Microarray-based microbial identification and characterization
18 Diagnostic microbiology using real-time PCR based on FRET technology
19 Amplification product inactivation
20 Bacterial identification based on 16S ribosomal RNA gene sequence analysis
21 Molecular techniques for blood and blood product screening
22 Review of molecular techniques for sexually transmitted diseases diagnosis
23 Advances in the diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and detection of drug resistance
24 Rapid screening and identification of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
25 Bead-based flow cytometric assays : a multiplex assay platform with applications in diagnostic microbiology
26 Molecular strain typing using repetitive sequence-based PCR
27 Molecular differential diagnoses of infectious diseases : is the future now?
28 Pathogen detection in the genomic era