Mackie & McCartney Practical Medical Microbiology
The new edition of this popular account of medical microbiology has been revised and updated to include new chapters dealing with laboratory organization and the pattern of investigation recommended for each main type of clinical specimen. The text is aimed at those involved in diagnostic work.
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Organization of the clinical bacteriology
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