Handbook of Toxicologic Pathology

Edited By

  • Wanda Haschek, University of Illinois, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Urbana, U.S.A.
  • Colin Rousseaux, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada

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Toxicologic pathologists, veterinary pathologists, toxicologists, researchers in laboratory animal medicine, and public health professionals.


Book information

  • Published: August 1991
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-330220-5

Table of Contents

Toxicologic Pathology: An Introduction. The Pathologist in Toxicologic Testing and Evaluation. Evaluation of Altered Morphology. Quantitative Techniques for Morphological Evaluation. Biochemical Basis of Toxicity. Biochemical Mechanisms of Toxic Cell Injury. Chemical Carcinogenesis. Limitations of Toxicologic Pathology. Regulatory Aspects and Potential Pitfalls of Toxicologic Pathology. Risk Assessment. Skin and Oral Mucosa. Gastrointestinal Tract. Pancreas. Hepatobiliary System. Urinary System. Blood and Bone Marrow. Immune System. Skeletal System. Cardiovascular and Skeletal Muscular Systems. Nervous System. Endocrine System. Respiratory System. Male Reproductive System. Female Reproductive System. The Fetus. Radiation and Heat. Chapter References. Index.