Methods in Molecular Biology

Acinetobacter baumannii

Methods and Protocols

Editors: Biswas, Indranil, Rather, Philip N. (Eds.)

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This detailed volume serves clinicians and basic science researchers studying the increasingly antibiotic resistant Gram-negative bacterium Acinetobacter baumannii. Chapters detail microbiological techniques, biochemical techniques, clinical samples, and next generation omics techniques to characterize the organism at the molecular level.  Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. 
Authoritative and cutting-edge, Acinetobacter baumannii: Methods and Protocols aims to ensure successful results in the further study of this high priority area of antibiotic study.

Table of contents (29 chapters)

Table of contents (29 chapters)
  • Specimen Collection, Processing, Culture, and Biochemical Identification of Acinetobacter spp.

    Lal, Binesh (et al.)

    Pages 1-15

  • Genotyping of Acinetobacter baumannii in Nosocomial Outbreak and Surveillance

    Vijayakumar, Saranya (et al.)

    Pages 17-22

  • Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Methods for Acinetobacter spp.

    Veeraraghavan, Balaji (et al.)

    Pages 23-37

  • Methods to Evaluate Colistin Heteroresistance in Acinetobacter baumannii

    Sherman, Edgar X. (et al.)

    Pages 39-50

  • Testing Metal Sensitivity of A. baumannii Strains: Survival in Copper-Supplemented Liquid Media and on Copper-Containing Surfaces

    Williams, Caitlin L. (et al.)

    Pages 51-60

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eBook $169.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Acinetobacter baumannii
Book Subtitle
Methods and Protocols
Editors
  • Indranil Biswas
  • Philip N. Rather
Series Title
Methods in Molecular Biology
Series Volume
1946
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Humana Press
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-1-4939-9118-1
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4939-9118-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4939-9117-4
Series ISSN
1064-3745
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 338
Number of Illustrations
34 b/w illustrations, 53 illustrations in colour
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