Pasteurellaceae: The View from the Diagnostic Laboratory
Pat Blackall and Niels Nørskov-Lauritsen
from: Pasteurellaceae: Biology, Genomics and Molecular Aspects (Edited by: Peter Kuhnert and Henrik Christensen). Caister Academic Press, U.K. (2008)
This chapter provides a centralised, organised overview of the isolation and identification of those members of the Pasteurellaceae that are commonly encountered in the clinical and veterinary diagnostic laboratories. The chapter covers both traditional methodologies as well as the modern molecular methods. Where possible, alternative methods are critically reviewed and recommendations on which methods are relevant for particular applications are provided. The chapter does not provide detailed methodologies but does provide identification tables that laboratories using the phenotypic identification approach should find useful read more ...