Princeton University Library Catalog

Public health laboratories : analysis, operations, and management / Wiley D. Jenkins.

Author:
Jenkins, Wiley D. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett, c2011.
Description:
xxiv, 285 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
Summary note:
"Public Health Laboratories: Analysis, Operations, and Management presents a unique exploration of the inner workings of PHLs for students in the field of health care, including clinical laboratory sciences, healthcare management, and environmental health." "This singular text-the only book of its kind - delves into the science and management of PHLs in the United States, from the basics of microbial, chemical, and radiological analysis to personnel, certification, and budget issues. More than a litany of tests and procedures, Public Health Laboratories: Analysis, Operations, and Management details the background of each disease, compound, or agent in question and explains the range of analyses and algorithms available for its evaluation." "Public Health Laboratories: Analysis, Operations, and Management places the work of PHLs into a contemporary context, examining their critical importance with regard to terrorism preparedness, disaster relief, and infectious disease response as well as their impact on personal and public health."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Ch. 1. An introduction to public health laboratories -- Ch. 2. The basics of microbial analyses -- Ch. 3. The basics of chemical analyses -- Ch. 4. The basics of radiological analyses -- Ch. 5. Clinical testing -- Ch. 6. Water testing -- Ch. 7. Food testing -- Ch. 8. Air testing -- Ch. 9. Terrorism preparedness and response -- Ch. 10. Operations and management -- Ch. 11. Laboratory data : uses and communication -- Ch. 12. Links between laboratory work and other public health disciplines.
Subject(s):
Public health laboratories [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 9780763771027 (pbk.)
  • 0763771023 (pbk.)
LCCN:
2009044577
OCLC:
461255984
RCP:
C - S