Theory and Practice of Histological Techniques / Edition 5

Theory and Practice of Histological Techniques / Edition 5

by John D. Bancroft
     
 

ISBN-10: 0443064350

ISBN-13: 9780443064357

Pub. Date: 10/25/2001

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

A new edition of the standard text-reference covering the full range of histological techniques used in medical laboratories and pathology departments. Written for histotechnologists in training and in practice, the book provides a thorough grounding in all aspects of histological technology, from basic methods of section preparation and staining to advanced

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A new edition of the standard text-reference covering the full range of histological techniques used in medical laboratories and pathology departments. Written for histotechnologists in training and in practice, the book provides a thorough grounding in all aspects of histological technology, from basic methods of section preparation and staining to advanced diagnostic techniques such as immunohistochemistry and cytology. The book provides a balance between the new and the older techniques and is a suitable resource for both the beginner in histotechnology and for the fully qualified laboratory technician.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443064357
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/25/2001
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
800
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface to the Fifth Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Acknowledgments
1Managing the Laboratory1
2Safety in the Laboratory11
3An Overview of Quality Control33
4Light Microscopy43
5Fixation and Fixatives63
6Tissue Processing and Microtomy including Frozen85
7Theory of Staining and its Practical Implications109
8The Hematoxylins and Eosin125
9Connective Tissues and Stains139
10Mucins163
11Lipids201
12Proteins and Nucleic Acids231
13Pigments and Minerals243
14Bone269
15Amyloid303
16Microorganisms325
17Cytoplasmic Granules, Organelles and Neuroendocrine345
18Techniques in Neuropathology371
19Application of Microwave Technology to Histology415
20Immunocytochemical Techniques421
21Internal Quality Control and External Quality Assessment of Immunocytochemistry465
22Immunocytochemistry in Breast Pathology499
23Immunocytopathology of Lymphomas517
24Immunocytopathology of Routine Histopathology537
25Molecular Pathology In-situ Hybridization553
26Immunofluorescent Techniques579
27Enzyme Histochemistry and its Diagnostic Applications593
28Diagnostic Cytopathology: Specimen Collection and Preparation621
29Diagnostic Cytopathology: Cell Appearances637
30Plastic Embedding Media and Techniques663
31Electron Microscopy: The Preparative Techniques679
32Transmission Electron Microscopy: Diagnostic Applications701
33Quantitative Data from Microscopic Specimens729
Appendix749
Index769

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