Salmonella spp and Shigella spp – Section 2 of “Microbes That Make You Run ! 2nd Edition”
Self-Study 265 – Basic Level
Contact Hours (Points): 3
Major Revisions by Jeanne Stoddard, MHS, MT(ASCP). Originally written by Patricia A. Collins, MS, MT(ASCP)SM.
Published 2001. Revised 2014.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Molecular Methods: PCR Amplification; Pulse-Field Gel Electrophoresis (PFGE); Mass Spectrometry – MALDI-TOF
SECTION I: ROUTINE STOOL CULTURE PROCEDURES
Routine and Selective Culture Media; Enrichment Broths; Specialized Culture Media; Serologic Testing; Fecal Gram Stains and Fecal Lactoferrin
SECTION III: SALMONELLA SPECIES
Classification and Nomenclature History; Current Classification and Nomenclature; Clinical Infection Overview ; Epidemiology and Transmission; Salmonella Pathogenicity; Immune Response; Vi Antigen; Clinical Infections; Enteric (Typhoid) Fever; Treatment; Vaccines; Organism Identification; Growth on Routine Culture Media; Biochemical Reactions; Molecular Methods; Antimicrobial Resistance
SECTION IV: SHIGELLA SPECIES
Transmission; Epidemiology and Historical Perspective; Clinical Symptoms; Pathogenicity and Virulence; Organism Identification; Growth on Routine Culture Media; Biochemical Reactions; Treatment; Vaccines; Identification of Outbreaks