Handbook of Microbiological Media, Fourth Version
by: Ronald M. Atlas
* Hardcover: 2040 pages
* Writer: CRC Press; four version (March 17, 2010)
* Language: English
* ISBN-10: 1439804060
Handbook of Microbiological Media, Fourth Version is a useful reference for each medical, veterinary, diagnostic, and tutorial laboratory, and now in its fourth version, it’s much more full. This version carries on the custom of CRC Press handbook excellence, itemizing the formulations, strategies of preparation, and makes use of for greater than 7000 microbiological media. With 1500 extra entries than any earlier version, the handbook contains each traditional and fashionable media used for the identification, cultivation, and upkeep of various micro organism, archaea, and fungi.
The breadth of tradition media on this complete useful resource is big and has significantly expanded lately with the exploration of maximum habitats and using molecular strategies to determine new lineages of micro organism and archaea. The media additionally characterize important advances within the capability to make use of chromogenic substrates to determine particular species and strains of micro organism, e.g., E. coli O157 and methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). These media are extraordinarily helpful for scientific diagnostics and for the safety of the meals provide from pathogenic microorganisms.
With over 7000 formulations, this re-creation contains all of the media used for:
* Routine examination of meals and water
* Cultivating particular strains of micro organism, archaea, fungi, and protists, together with many anaerobes and extremophiles
* Cultivating the quite a few microorganisms presently obtainable from the world’s world bioresource facilities (BRCs)
Moreover, many tradition media are actually obtainable which can be freed from animal elements. Plant primarily based media get rid of attainable contamination with prions, which is essential for manufacturing of vaccines and prescribed drugs.
The entries are organized alphabetically by medium identify and embrace composition, directions for preparation, business sources, security cautions, makes use of, and extra. This reference incorporates probably the most complete compilation of microbiological media obtainable in a single quantity. The one useful resource you want for all media sorts, it makes discovering media for culturing various microorganisms fast and easy. With uniform displays of media formulations and preparations, it presents easy-to-follow instructions and cookbook recipes for making ready media. You received’t discover a extra full or user-friendly microbiology reference wherever.