Theory and Practice of Histological Techniques / Edition 5

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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.

Techniques in neuropathology/connective tissues & stains/enzyme histochemistry/quantitation in histopathology.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780443064357
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 10/25/2001
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 800
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Fifth Edition
Preface to the First Edition
1 Managing the Laboratory 1
2 Safety in the Laboratory 11
3 An Overview of Quality Control 33
4 Light Microscopy 43
5 Fixation and Fixatives 63
6 Tissue Processing and Microtomy including Frozen 85
7 Theory of Staining and its Practical Implications 109
8 The Hematoxylins and Eosin 125
9 Connective Tissues and Stains 139
10 Mucins 163
11 Lipids 201
12 Proteins and Nucleic Acids 231
13 Pigments and Minerals 243
14 Bone 269
15 Amyloid 303
16 Microorganisms 325
17 Cytoplasmic Granules, Organelles and Neuroendocrine 345
18 Techniques in Neuropathology 371
19 Application of Microwave Technology to Histology 415
20 Immunocytochemical Techniques 421
21 Internal Quality Control and External Quality Assessment of Immunocytochemistry 465
22 Immunocytochemistry in Breast Pathology 499
23 Immunocytopathology of Lymphomas 517
24 Immunocytopathology of Routine Histopathology 537
25 Molecular Pathology In-situ Hybridization 553
26 Immunofluorescent Techniques 579
27 Enzyme Histochemistry and its Diagnostic Applications 593
28 Diagnostic Cytopathology: Specimen Collection and Preparation 621
29 Diagnostic Cytopathology: Cell Appearances 637
30 Plastic Embedding Media and Techniques 663
31 Electron Microscopy: The Preparative Techniques 679
32 Transmission Electron Microscopy: Diagnostic Applications 701
33 Quantitative Data from Microscopic Specimens 729
Appendix 749
Index 769
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