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.
Managing the Laboratory
Safety in the Laboratory
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
Pigments and Minerals
Techniques in Neuropathology
Immunohistochemistry Quality Control
Transmission Electron Microscopy
Quantitative Data from Microscopic Specimens