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This 210 page paperback book is suitable for everyone who is involved with diagnostic microbiology laboratories. This includes scientists, technicians, students, clinical/medical microbiologists, lab managers, infectious disease physicians, etc.

The book focuses on concepts and opinion within the practice of diagnostic microbiology as opposed to citing lots of microbiology facts.

It has a “blog based format” and comprises the best blog posts from this website along with some other content, with particular reference to antibiotic resistance.

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And if you are not happy with the content, a full refund is of course guaranteed. Just let me know.