COVID-19 Response at

Read what we're doing...

Cowan and Steel's Manual for the Identification of Medical Bacteria


Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

Foreword; Introduction; 1. Classification and nomenclature; 2. Culture media: constituents and sterilization; 3. Principles of isolation; 4. Bacterial characters and characterization; 5. Theory and practice of bacterial identification; 6. Characters of Gram-positive bacteria; 7. Characters of Gram-negative bacteria; 8. Taxonomy in theory and practice; 9. Bacterial identification by cards; 10. Bacterial identification by computer; 11. Quality control in microbiology; 12. Reconciliation of approaches to bacterial systematics; Glossary; References; Index.

Promotional Information

A practical manual of the key characteristics of the bacteria likely to be encountered in microbiology laboratories and in medical and veterinary practice.


'In conclusion this excellent book has retained the best of the old and combined it with the new. It is a must for every clinical laboratory and at only GBP40, represents excellent value for money.' Tim Wyatt, Association of Clinical Microbiologists News '... this practical manual, which has been the standard diagnostic text since the mid-1960s, continues to be the standard reference text for bacteriology.' The Bulletin of The Royal College of Pathologists

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
Home » Books » Science » Medical » Microbiology
Home » Books » Science » Medical » Pathology
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 8% commission by selling Cowan and Steel's Manual for the Identification of Medical Bacteria on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond Retail Limited.
Back to top