Advances in Clinical Chemistry

Series Editor:

  • Gregory Makowski, Clinical Laboratory Partners, Newington; Hartford Hospital, Hartford; Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA

Volume forty-one in the internationally acclaimed Advances in Clinical Chemistry, contains chapters submitted from leading experts from academia and clinical laboratory science. Authors are from a diverse field of clinical chemistry disciplines and diagnostics ranging from basic biochemical exploration to cutting edge microarray technology. In keeping with the tradition of the series, this volume emphasizes novel laboratory advances with application not only to both clinical laboratory diagnostics, but as well as practical basic science studies. This volume of Advances in Clinical Chemistry is an indispensable resource and practical guide for twenty-first century practitioners of clinical chemistry, molecular diagnostics, pathology, and clinical laboratory sciences in general.
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Clinical chemists, pathologists, medical technologists, and researchers


Book information

  • Published: March 2006
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-010341-6


Praise for the series: "Its continuity of pertinence, excellence, and authority remains unbroken-a tribute to the skillful editing and writing involved. Every informed laboratory staff must have available a copy of this volume." --CLINICAL CHEMISTRY

Table of Contents

Preface1. Is Taurine a Biomarker?2. Application of Nanoscale Bioassemblies to Clinical Laboratory3. Cardiac Troponins: Clinical and Analytical Aspects4. Leptin Physiology and Pathophysiology in the Elderly5. Biochemical Pathways of Wound Healing: Implications for Development of Disease Specific Diagnostics6. Clinical Laboratory Tools to Diagnose Inflammation7. Advances in Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Testing8. Advances in Prion Disease Surveillance