Koneman’s Color Atlas and Textbook of Diagnostic Microbiology 7th Edition, ISBN-13: 978-1451116595

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Koneman’s Color Atlas and Textbook of Diagnostic Microbiology 7th Edition, ISBN-13: 978-1451116595

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  • Publisher: ‎ Jones & Bartlett Learning; 7th edition (June 29, 2016)
  • Language: ‎ English
  • 1830 pages
  • ISBN-10: ‎ 1451116594
  • ISBN-13: ‎ 978-1451116595

Now in striking full color, this Seventh Edition of Koneman’s gold standard text presents all the principles and practices readers need for a solid grounding in all aspects of clinical microbiology―bacteriology, mycology, parasitology, and virology. Comprehensive, easy-to-understand, and filled with high quality images, the book covers cell and structure identification in more depth than any other book available. This fully updated Seventh Edition is enhanced by new pedagogy, new clinical scenarios, new photos and illustrations, and all-new instructor and student resources.


– A new-full color design clarifies important concepts and engages students.
– Updated and expanded coverage of the mycology and molecular chapters reflect the latest advances in the field.
– New clinical scenarios demonstrate key applications of microbiology in the real world.
– Additional high-quality images enhance visual understanding.
– Clinical correlations link microorganisms to specific disease states using references to the most current medical literature available.
– Practical guidelines for cost-effective, clinically relevant evaluation of clinical specimens include extent of workup and abbreviated identification schemes.
– In-depth chapters cover the increasingly important areas of immunologic and molecular diagnosis.
– Principles of biochemical tests are explained and illustrated to bridge the gap between theory and practice.
– Line drawings, photographs, and tables clarify more complex concepts.
– Display boxes highlight essential information on microbes.
– Techniques and procedure charts appear at the back of the book for immediate access.
– Extensive bibliographic documentation allows students to explore primary sources for information.

Table of Contents:

– Chapter 1 Introduction to Microbiology Part I: The Role of the Microbiology Laboratory in the Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases: Guidelines to Practice and Management
– Chapter 2 Introduction to Microbiology Part II: Guidelines for the Collection, Transport, Processing, Analysis, and Reporting of Cultures from Specific Specimen Sources
– Chapter 3 Laboratory Diagnosis by Immunologic Methods
– Chapter 4 Molecular Microbiology
– Chapter 5 Medical Bacteriology: Taxonomy, Morphology, Physiology, and Virulence
– Chapter 6 The Enterobacteriaceae
– Chapter 7 The Nonfermentative Gram-Negative Bacilli
– Chapter 8 Curved Gram-Negative Bacilli and Oxidase Positive Fermenters
– Chapter 9 Miscellaneous Fastidious Gram-Negative Bacilli
– Chapter 10 Legionella
– Chapter 11 Neisseria Species and Moraxella Catarrhalis
– Chapter 12 Gram-Positive Cocci Part I: Staphylococci and Related Gram-Positive Cocci
– Chapter 13 Gram-Positive Cocci Part II: Streptococci, Enterococci, and the “Streptococcus-Like” Bacteria
– Chapter 14 Aerobic and Facultative Gram-Positive Bacilli
– Chapter 15 Aerobic Actinomycetes
– Chapter 16 The Anaerobic Bacteria
– Chapter 17 Antimicrobial Suceptibility Testing
– Chapter 18 Mycoplasmas and Ureaplasmas
– Chapter 19 Mycobacteria
– Chapter 20 The Spirochetal Infections
– Chapter 21 Mycology
– Chapter 22 Parasitology
– Chapter 23 Diagnosis of Infections Caused by Viruses, Chlamydia/Chlamydophila, Rickettsia, and Related Organisms

Gary W. Procop, MD, MS
Deirdre L. Church, MD, PhD, D(ABMM)
Geraldine S. Hall, PhD, D(ABMM)
William M. Janda, PhD, D(ABMM)
Elmer W. Koneman
Paul C. Schreckenberger, PhD, D(ABMM)

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