GIDEON Guide to Medically Important Bacteria
GIDEON Guide to Medically Important Bacteria summarizes the status of 1,779 bacterial taxa identified in clinical material.
All known species of bacteria and mycobacteria are included in the book. Chapters are arranged alphabetically, by taxon (organism name), and include the following sections:
- Distinguishing phenotypic characteristics
- Ecology and relevance to human disease
- Drug susceptibility where relevant
- Synonyms and prior taxonomic designations
This is one in a series of GIDEON ebooks which explore all individual infectious diseases, drugs, vaccines, outbreaks, surveys and pathogens in every country of the world. Data are based on the GIDEON web application (www.gideononline.com) which relies on standard textbooks and peer-review journals, supplemented by an ongoing search of the medical literature.