Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods / Edition 19

Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods / Edition 19

by John Bernard Henry
     
 

This well-established text in its twentieth edition is a leading, comprehensive resource. The latest revision to this classic authority was the work of three new associate editors, many new chapters and authors. It features the latest laboratory technology including Gestation Management, Polymerase Chain Reaction, Oligonucleotide Arrays and Cell Biology and Early… See more details below

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This well-established text in its twentieth edition is a leading, comprehensive resource. The latest revision to this classic authority was the work of three new associate editors, 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:
9780721660301
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
05/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1438
Product dimensions:
8.69(w) x 11.20(h) x 2.26(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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