The Infection Preventionist's Guide to the Lab (PDF)
The Infection Preventionist's Guide to the Lab (PDF)

PDF-format version

This digital resource is a quick reference for the many diagnostic tests most frequently used by infection preventionsists (IPs). Information is presented in a wide variety of easy-to-use descriptions, summaries, and tables. This book is useful to IPs at any career stage (novice, proficient, advanced).

Features include: 

  • Review of specific lab tests such as cultures, Gram stains, serologic tests, urinalysis, fluid analysis, and more
  • Overview of microbiology disciplines including mycobacteriology, mycology, parasitology, and virology 
  • Overview of clinical microbiology lab services
  • Identified by CBIC as one of the primary resources for the CIC® exam
The production of the downloadable PDF version of The Infection Preventionist's Guide to the Lab is made possible by an educational grant from Roche, a long-time APIC Strategic Partner.

Author: Patricia A. Kulich, RN, CIC and David L. Taylor, PhD, D(ABMM), eds.
Date of Publication: 2012
ISBN: 1-933013-66-4
Format: Digital (PDF). (Interested in purchasing in print? Click here.)
Product Delivery: Upon purchase, an email containing download instructions will be sent to the address associated with your APIC account.

Not returnable:This is a digital (PDF) book, not a print book. Please note that digital (PDF) products are not eligible for return or exchange after purchase, and thus all purchases of this product are final. If you are interested in the print version of this book, please click here.