Classification 2021 Winter Edition

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Microbiology. Immunology

Organizations. Societies (General or not elsewhere classified) (Cutter from name of organization or society) (Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

Includes membership lists and administrative reports issued serially or separately. Classify directories in QW 22. Classify other serials issued by societies in W1. For academies and institutes, see QW 23-24. Classify works on immunological organizations and societies under QW 501.



General works

Classify here general works on microbiological phenomena. Classify general works on bacteria alone in QW 50-52; on viruses alone in QW 160-170; on fungi alone in QW 180-180.5, or appropriate LC numbers. Classify works on microbiology on QW 21.

Collected works by several authors

Collected works by individual authors

Addresses. Essays. Lectures

History (Table-G)

General coverage (Not Table-G)

Dictionaries. Encyclopedias
(Monographs and Serials)

Classification. Terminology
(Monographs and Serials)

Tables. Statistics. Surveys (Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

General coverage (Not Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

Atlases. Pictorial works

Education

Classify here works about education.

Educational materials
(Monographs and Serials)

Classify here educational materials, e.g., outlines, questions and answers, programmed instruction, computer-assisted instruction, etc., regardless of format. Classify textbooks, regardless of format, by subject.

Schools, departments, and faculties of microbiology or immunology (Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

Include here works on the history of schools. Classify courses of study, catalogs, etc., in W 19.5.

General coverage (Not Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

Research (General)

Classify here works about research in general. Classify works about research on a particular subject by subject.

Microbiology as a profession. Ethics. Peer review

Directories (Table-G)

General coverage (Not Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

Collective laboratories, academies, institutes, etc.

Individual laboratories, academies, institutes, etc. (Cutter from name of institution)

Laboratory manuals. Technique (General or not elsewhere classified)

Specific techniques, A-Z

Bacteriological techniques

Microbial sensitivity tests

Virus cultivation

Apparatus, equipment, etc.
(Monographs and Serials)

Classify catalogs here.

Informatics. Electronic data processing. Computers (General)

Classify works on use for special subjects by subject.

Collective museums, exhibitions, etc.

Individual museums, exhibitions, etc. (Cutter from name of museum, etc.) (Table-G)

Laws (Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

General coverage (Not Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

Discussion of law (Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

General coverage (Not Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

Handbooks. Resource guides
(Monographs and Serials)

Microorganisms (General or not elsewhere classified)

Microbial interactions. Host-microbial interactions (General or not elsewhere classified)

Microbial virulence

Classify works on virulence of specific microbiological organisms with the organism.

Microbial drug resistance

Microbial genetics

Classify here general works on microbial genetics.  Classify works on bacterial genetics in QW 51; on fungal genetics in QW 180; on viral genetics in QW 160-170.

Blood-borne pathogens

Bacteria (General). Archaea

Cf. QW 125-155 for specific bacteria.

Morphology and variability of bacteria. Microbial genetics (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify here general works on microbial and bacterial genetics. Cf. QW 125-155 for specific bacteria. Classify works on fungi in QW 180; on viruses in QW 160-170.  

Physiology and chemistry of bacteria. Metabolism

Classify here general works on the physiology and chemistry of bacteria. Cf. QW 125-155 for specific bacteria. Classify works on fungi in QW 180; on viruses in QW 160-170.



Environmental microbiology

Plant and soil microbiology (General)

Classify works on plant viruses in QW 163. Classify works on plant mycology in QW 180. Classify works on specific microorganisms with the microorganism.

Dental microbiology

Veterinary microbiology (General)

Classify works on animal viruses in QW 160. Classify works on animal mycology in QW 180. Classify works on specific microorganisms with the microorganism.

Industrial microbiology

Water and sewage microbiology

Air microbiology

Food and beverage microbiology

Biofilms

Microbiota

[This number not used]

Classify actinobacteria in QW 125.

[This number not used]

Classify corynebacterium in QW 125.5.C5.

[This number not used]

Classify propionibacteriaceae in QW 125.5.P7.

Actinobacteria. Actinomycetales

Specific organisms, A-Z

Actinomycetaceae

Bifidobacterium

Brevibacterium

Corynebacterium

Mycobacteriaceae

Propionibacteriaceae

Streptomycetaceae

Gram-positive endospore-forming bacteria

Specific groups, A-Z

Bacillaceae

Clostridium

[This number not used]

Classify works on bacteroidetes in QW 50.

[This number not used]

Classify Caryophanales with Gram-positive bacteria in QW 142-142.5.

Gram-negative bacteria (General). Gram-negative aerobic bacteria (include cocci and rods)

Gram-negative anaerobic bacteria (include cocci and rods)

Gram-negative chemolithotrophic bacteria

Gram-negative facultatively anaerobic rods (General or not elsewhere classified)

Enterobacteriaceae

Specific organisms, A-Z

Enterobacter

Escherichia

Klebsiella

Proteus

Salmonella

Serratia

Shigella

Yersinia

Haemophilus

Pasteurella

Vibrionaceae

Gram-positive bacteria (General or not elsewhere classified)

Specific organisms, A-Z

Gram-positive asporogenous rods

Gram-positive cocci

Enterococcaceae

Tenericutes

[This number not used]

Classify works on phototrophic bacteria in QW 131.

[This number not used]

Classify Rickettsiales in QW 150 and Chlamydiales in QW 152 as appropriate.

Proteobacteria

Chlamydiales

[This number not used]

Classify leptothrix in QW 133.

Campylobacter. Helicobacter. Spirillaceae

Spirochaetales

Viruses (General). Virology

Classify works about a virus disease with the disease.

Genetic aspects

Bacteriophages

Specific phages, A-Z

Coliphages

Mycobacteriophages

Staphylococcus phages

Insect viruses

Classify works on diseases of insects in SB 942.

Plant viruses

Classify works on virus diseases of plants in SB 736.

[This number not used]

Classify vertebrate viruses in QW 160.

DNA viruses

Specific DNA groups, A-Z

Adenoviridae

Herpesviridae

Iridoviridae

[This number not used]

Classify works on papillomaviridae in QW 166.

Parvoviridae

Poxviridae

Oncogenic viruses (General or not elsewhere classified)

[This number not used]

Classify oncolytic viruses in QW 160.

RNA viruses

Specific RNA groups, A-Z

[This number not used]

Classify works on arboviruses in QW 160.

Arenaviridae

Bunyaviridae

Coronaviridae

Filoviridae

Flaviviridae

Orthomyxoviridae

Paramyxoviridae

Picornaviridae

Reoviridae

Retroviridae

Rhabdoviridae

[This number not used]

Classify RNA rodent viruses in QW 168.

Rubivirus. Rubella virus

[This number not used]

Classify unclassified viruses in QW 160.

Hepatitis viruses

Pathogenic fungi. Mycology

Classify general non-medical works on mycology and non-pathogenic fungi in QK 600-635.

Specific fungi, A-Z

Ascomycota

Basidiomycota

Arthrodermataceae

Mitosporic fungi

[This number not used]

Classify Myxomycetes in QW 230.

Phycomyces

Yeasts (General or not elsewhere classified)

[This number not used]

Classify works on bacterial spores in QW 51; on fungal spores in QW 180.

Unicellular eukaryota (General or not elsewhere classified)

Alveolata

Apicomplexa

Coccidia

Sarcocystidae

Haemosporida

Ciliophora

Oligohymenophorea

Amoebozoa

Lobosea

Mycetozoa

Diplomonadida

Euglenozoa

Kinetoplastida

Parabasalidea

Stramenopiles

Biological warfare

Organizations. Societies (General or not elsewhere classified) (Cutter from name of organization or society) (Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

Includes membership lists and administrative reports issued serially or separately. Classify directories in QW 522. Classify other serials issued by societies in W1. For academies and institutes, see QW 523-524.


General works

Class here general works on immunology, immune system and immune system diseases. Classify works on immunology as a profession alone in QW 521. Classify works on immunity in QW 540-568. Classify general works on immune diseases alone in QW 740.

Immunochemistry. Immunohistochemistry

Collected works by several authors

Collected works by individual authors

Addresses. Essays. Lectures

History (Table-G)

General coverage (Not Table-G)

Dictionaries. Encyclopedias
(Monographs and Serials)

Classification. Terminology
(Monographs and Serials)

Tables. Statistics. Surveys (Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

General coverage (Not Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

Atlases. Pictorial works

Education

Classify here works about education.

Educational materials
(Monographs and Serials)

Classify here educational materials, e.g., outlines, questions and answers, programmed instruction, computer-assisted instruction, etc., regardless of format. Classify textbooks, regardless of format, by subject.

Research (General)

Classify here works about research in general. Classify works about research on a particular subject by subject.

Allergy and immunology as a profession. Ethics. Peer review

Directories (Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

General coverage (Not Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

Collective laboratories, academies, institutes, etc.

Individual laboratories, academies, institutes, etc. (Cutter from name of institution)

Laboratory manuals. Technique (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify works on immunodiagnostic tests in QY 250-275.

Specific techniques, A-Z

Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay

Fluorescent antibody technique

Immunoassay (General or not elsewhere classified)

Immunoblotting

Immunoenzyme techniques

Immunophenotyping

Immunoprecipitation

Leukocyte adherence inhibition test

Lymphocyte activation

Radioallergosorbent test

Radioimmunoassay

Equipment and supplies
(Monographs and Serials)

Classify catalogs here.

Handbooks. Resource guides
(Monographs and Serials)

Immunity (General or not elsewhere classified)

Natural immunity. Immunogenetic phenomena

Autoimmunity. Autoimmune diseases (General)

Adaptive immunity

Classify preparations producing immunity in QW 800-815.

Active immunity

Maternally acquired immunity

Local immunity. Mucosal immunity

Cellular immunity. Immunologic cytotoxicity. Immunocompetence. Immunologic factors (General or not elsewhere classified)

Immunologic receptors

Classify works on antigen receptors in QW 574.

Antigen-antibody reactions

Classify works on antigen-antibody complex in QW 608.

Antigens (General or not elsewhere classified)

Specific antigens, A-Z

Epitopes

Histocompatibility antigens

HLA antigens

Neoplasm antigens

Antigen receptors

Antibodies (General or not elsewhere classified)

Specific antibodies, A-Z

Monoclonal antibodies

Autoantibodies

Immunoconjugates

Viral antibodies

Immunoglobulins

Antigen-antibody complex. Immune complex diseases

Classify works on antigen-antibody reactions in QW 570.

Toxins. Antitoxins (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify works on toxoids, antitoxins, etc., as preparations producing immunity in QW 805-815.

Specific toxins and antitoxins, A-Z

Bacterial toxins

Cytotoxins

Endotoxins

Enterotoxins

Immunotoxins

Marine toxins

Mycotoxins

Neurotoxins

Ricin

Venoms

Agglutination

Classify works on agglutination tests in QY 265.

[This number not used]

Classify works on bacteriolysis in QW 52.

Complement activation. Complement system proteins

Classify works on complement fixation tests in QY 265.

Phagocytosis

Infection. Mechanisms of infection and resistance

[This number not used]

Classify works on virulence in QW 42.

Immune system diseases (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify works on acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and other HIV infections in WC 503-503.7. Classify works on autoimmune diseases in QW 545. Classify works on immune complex diseases in QW 608.

Biological products producing immunity

Classify works on vaccines and vaccination for a specific disease, with the disease, e.g., Smallpox vaccination, WC 588.

Vaccines

Classify works on toxoids here.

Vaccination

Immune sera

Classify works on antitoxins formed in the body in QW 630-630.5.

Hypersensitivity

Classify specific allergic reactions with the system or organ affected.

Food hypersensitivity

Drug hypersensitivity

Allergens (General or not elsewhere classified)

Immunomodulation. Immunosuppression. Immunosuppressive agents

Classify transplantation immunology in WO 680.

Immunotherapy

Classify works on therapy of a particular disease with the disease.

Immunization

Classify works on public health aspects of immunization in WA 115.

Passive immunization

Active immunotherapy