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Relating to microbiology.
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Relating to microbiology.
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(mī″krō-bī-ŏl′ō-jē) [″ + bios, life, + logos, word, reason]
The scientific study of microorganisms, that is, of bacteria, fungi, intracellular parasites, protozoans, viruses, and some worms.
microbiologic (mī″krō-bī-ŏ-loj′ĭk), adjectivemicrobiological (mī″krō-bī-ŏ-loj′ĭ-kāl)
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The microbiologic samples of the leg were sterile so a gas gangrene as a causative agent could be excluded.
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Using this approach, the client services division of the core laboratory requires that all microbiologic send-out tests be reviewed by the clinical pathology house staff prior to being sent to the reference laboratory, regardless of test type or cost.
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41.8 days), time to microbiologic cure (a mean of 2.6 days vs.
Microbiologic Findings: Of the total 286 episodes, blood cultures were negative in 68 (23.8%) of cases.
They collected data regarding microbiologic and clinical cure, rates of relapse, reinfection, bacterernia, and adverse events.
Results of antemortem microbiologic testing were negative, except for a positive serologic test for adenovirus on hospital day 1 with a serum titer of 128 (normal <8).
The book is a balance of medical and microbiologic information on the fungi pathogenic for humans.