Bancroft's Theory and Practice of Histological Techniques

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By

  • Kim Suvarna, MBBS, BSc, FRCP, FRCPath, Department of Pathology, Northern General Hospital,Sheffield
  • Kim Suvarna, MBBS, BSc, FRCP, FRCPath, Department of Pathology, Northern General Hospital,Sheffield
  • Christopher Layton, PhD
  • John Bancroft, Formerly Pathology Directorate and Business Manager, Queen's Medical Center, Nottingham, UK

This is a brand new edition of the leading reference work on histological techniques. It is an essential and invaluable resource suited to all those involved with histological preparations and applications, from the student to the highly experienced laboratory professional. This is a one stop reference book that the trainee histotechnologist can purchase at the beginning of his career and which will remain valuable to him as he increasingly gains experience in daily practice.
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Audience

The book is primarily designed for laboratory technicians in departments of laboratory medicine, pathology, anatomy, and cell biology. It designed for beginning students of histology, as wells as advanced professionals (clinical researchers, histologists and pathologists) .

 

Book information

  • Published: October 2012
  • Imprint: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-4226-3


Table of Contents

Managing the Laboratory

 Safety in the Laboratory

 Light Microscopy

 Fixation of Tissues

 The Gross Room/Surgical Cutup

 Tissue Processing  and Microarray

Microtomy: Paraffin and Frozen

Plastic Embedding for Light Microscopy

How Histological Stains Work

 The Hematoxylins and Eosin

Connective  and Mesenchymal Tissues and Stains

Carbohydrates

Pigments and Minerals

Amyloid

Microorganisms

Bone

Techniques in Neuropathology

Immunohistochemical Techniques

Immunofluorescent Techniques

Immunohistochemistry Quality Control

Molecular Pathology

Transmission Electron Microscopy

Quantitative Data from Microscopic Specimens

Appendices