Bancroft's Theory and Practice of Histological Techniques - 8th Edition - ISBN: 9780702068645

Bancroft's Theory and Practice of Histological Techniques

8th Edition

Authors: Kim Suvarna Christopher Layton John Bancroft
Hardcover ISBN: 9780702068645
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 13th December 2012
Page Count: 656
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Description

For 40 years, Bancroft’s Theory and Practice of Histological Techniques has established itself as the standard reference for histotechnologists and laboratory scientists, as well as histopathologists. With coverage of the full range of histological techniques used in medical laboratories and pathology departments, it provides a strong foundation in all aspects of histological technology – from basic methods of section preparation and staining, to advanced diagnostic techniques such as immunocytochemistry and molecular testing. This revised and updated 8th Edition by Kim S. Suvarna, Christopher Layton, and John D. Bancroft is a one-stop reference for all those involved with histological preparations and applications, from student to highly advanced laboratory professional.

Key Features

  • Presents a thorough, up-to-date, and detailed approach to the theory and protocols for preparing cells and tissues for laboratory evaluation, covering topics ranging from basic to advanced

Table of Contents

  1. Pathology Laboratory Management
  2. Chemical Safety in the Laboratory
  3. Light Microscopy
  4. Fixation of Tissues
  5. The Gross Room
  6. Tissue Processing
  7. Microtomy
  8. Resin Techniques
  9. Theory of Histological Staining
  10. The Hematoxylins and Eosin
  11. Automation in the Histology Department
  12. Connective and other Mesenchymal tissues with their stains
  13. Carbohydrates
  14. Pigments and minerals
  15. Amyloid
  16. Traditional stains and modern techniques for demonstrating Micro-organisms in Histology
  17. Bone

18 Neuropathology and Muscle Biopsy Techniques

19 Immunohistochemical and Immunofluorescent Techniques

20 Molecular Pathology

21 Transmission Electron Microscopy

22 Digital Pathology

Appendices

Diagnostic Appendices

Appendix I Traditional Methods

Appendix II Tissue Microarray

Appendix III Applications of Immunohistochemistry

Technical Appendices

Appendix IV Measurement Units

Appendix V Preparation of Solutions

Appendix VI Buffer Solutions

Appendix VII Solubility of Some Common Reagents and Dyes

Appendix VIII Mounting Media and Slide Coatings

Details

No. of pages:
656
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2019
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
Hardcover ISBN:
9780702068645

About the Author

Kim Suvarna

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Pathology, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield

Christopher Layton

Affiliations and Expertise

Specialist Section Lead in Specimen Dissection, Histopathology Department, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, UK

John Bancroft

Affiliations and Expertise

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