Bancroft's Theory and Practice of Histological Techniques

7th Edition

Expert Consult: Online and Print

Authors:

  • Kim Suvarna
  • Kim Suvarna
  • Christopher Layton
  • John Bancroft
    • Print ISBN 9780702042263
    • Electronic ISBN

    Key Features

    Thoroughly revised and up-dated edition of the standard reference work in histotechnology that successfully integrates both theory and practice.Provides a single comprehensive resource on the tried and tested investigative techniques as well as coverage of the latest technical developments.

    Over 30 international expert contributors all of whom are involved in teaching, research and practice.Provides authoritative guidance on principles and practice of fixation and staining.

    Extensive use of summary tables, charts and boxes.Information is well set out and easy to retrieve.

    Six useful appendices included (SI units, solution preparation, specimen mounting, solubility). Provides practical information on measurements, preparation solutions that are used in daily laboratory practice.

    Color photomicrographs used extensively throughout. Better replicates the actual appearance of the specimen under the microscope.

    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

    Details

    No. of pages:
    654
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2013
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780702042263
    Electronic ISBN:

    About the authors

    Kim Suvarna

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Department of Pathology, Northern General Hospital,Sheffield

    Kim Suvarna

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Department of Pathology, Northern General Hospital,Sheffield

    John Bancroft

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Formerly Pathology Directorate and Business Manager, Queen's Medical Center, Nottingham, UK