Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods / Edition 20

Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods / Edition 20

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by John Bernard Henry, Woods, Threatte, Pincus
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721688640

ISBN-13: 9780721688640

Pub. Date: 03/30/2001

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This well-established text in its twentieth edition is a leading, comprehensive resource. The latest revision to this classic authority includes the work of three new associate editors, and many new chapters and authors. It features the latest laboratory technology including gestation management, polymerase chain reaction, oligonucleotide arrays and cell biology,

Overview

This well-established text in its twentieth edition is a leading, comprehensive resource. The latest revision to this classic authority includes the work of three new associate editors, and many new chapters and authors. It features the latest laboratory technology including gestation management, polymerase chain reaction, oligonucleotide arrays and cell biology, and early tumor detection. This book is the most comprehensive resource in the field and provides current, authoritative information for physicians and lab technicians.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721688640
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/30/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1512
Product dimensions:
8.88(w) x 11.28(h) x 2.51(d)

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Table of Contents

PART I: The Clinical Laboratory
The Clinical Laboratory: Organization, Purpose and Practice
Physician Office Laboratories (POLS)
Principles of Instrumentation
Clinical Laboratory Automation
Interpreting Laboratory Results
Informatics, Imaging and Interoperability
Laboratory Statistics
Clinical Laboratory Quality Assurance

PART II: Clinical Chemistry
Evaluation of Renal Function, Wather, Electrolytes, Acid-Base Balance and Blood Gases
Metabolic Intermediates, Inorganic Ions and Biochemical Markers of Bone Metabolism
Carbohydrates
Lipids and Dyslipoproteinemia
Specific Proteins
Evaluation of Liver Function and Injury
Clinical Enzymology
Evaluation of Endocrine Function
Toxicology and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

PART III: Urine and Other Body Fluids
Basic Examination of Urine
Cerebrospinal, Synovial, and Serious Body Fluids
Andrology Laboratory and Fertility Assessment
Laboratory Management of Assisted Reproductive Technology
Laboratory Aspects of Gestation Management
Laboratory Diagnosis of Gastrointestinal Tract and Pancreatic Disorders

PART IV: Hematology, Coagulation and Transfusion Medicine
Basic Examination of Blood
Hematopoiesis
Erythrocytic Disorders
Leukocytic Disorders
Blood Platelets
Coagulation, Fibrinolysis and Hypercoagulation
Immunohematology
Transfusion Medicine
Hemapheresis
Tissue Banking and Progenitor Cell

PART V: Immunology and Immunopathy
Overview of the Immune System and Immunologic Disorders
Immunoassays and Immunochemistry
Laboratory Evaluation of the Cellular Immune System
Laboratory Evaluation of Immunoglobin Function and Humoral Immunity
Complement and Kinins: Mediators of Inflamation
Cytokines and Adhesion Molecules
HLA: The Major Histocompatability Complex of Man
The Major Histocompatibility Complex and Disease
Immunodeficiency Disorders
Clinical and Laboratory Evaluation of Systemic Rheumatic Diseases
Vasculitis
Organ Specific Autoimmune Diseases
Allergic Diseases
Diagnosis and Management of Cancer Using Serologic Tumor Markers

PART VI: Medical Microbiology
Viral Infections
Chlamydial, Rickettsial, and Mycoplasmal Infections
Medical Microbiology
In Vitro Testing of Antimicrobial Agents
Spirochete Infections
Mycobacteria
Mycotic Diseases
Medical Parasitology
Molecular Pathology of Infectious Diseases
Specimen Collection and Handling for Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases

PART VII.: Molecular Pathology
An Introduction to Molecular Pathology
Molecular Diagnostics: Basic Principles and Techniques
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) and Other Amplification Technology
Hybridization Array Technology
Applications for Cytogenetics in Modern Pathology
Establishing a Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory
Oncoproteins and Early Tumor Detection
Molecular Techniques in the Hematopoietic Neoplasms
Molecular Diagnosis of Genetic Diseases
Parentage Testing: Use of DNA Polymorphism and Other Genetic Markers
Forensic Identity Testing by DNA Analysis

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