Cell and Tissue Based Molecular Pathology

1st Edition

A Volume in the Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology Series

Editors:

  • Mark Stoler
  • Raymond Tubbs
    • Electronic ISBN 9781437719482

    Key Features

    • Offers detailed discussions on today’s technologies to help you select the best test for case evaluation.
    • Presents recognized molecular pathologists who convey the most current information, keeping you on the cusp of your field.
    • Features nearly 250 full-color illustrations that present important pathologic features, enabling you to form a differential diagnosis and compare your findings with actual cases.
    • Uses a consistent, user-friendly format, including at-a-glance boxes and tables for easy reference.

    Table of Contents

    SECTION I. MOLECULAR PRINCIPLES

    Chapter 1 Molecular Biology Basics for the Pathologist, Ilka Warshawsky

    Chapter 2 Quality Assurance of Molecular Assays, Wayne W. Grody

    SECTION II. MOLECULAR TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES

    Chapter 3 Overview of Molecular Diagnostic Techniques and Instrumentation, Daniel H. Farkas and Carol A. Holland

    Chapter 4 Conventional and Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), Aaron Bossler and Vivianna Van Deerlin

    Chapter 5 Loss of Heterozygosity, Jennifer L. Hunt

    Chapter 6 Direct Genome Sequencing in Diagnostic Pathology, Gurunathan Murugesan and Gary W. Procop

    Chapter 7 Array-Based Comparative Genomic Hybridization in the Analysis of Genomic Alterations in Human Disease, Marek Skacel, Ana Ambu Siva, and Raymond R. Tubbs

    Chapter 8 Expression Arrays: Discovery and Validation, Neal Poulin and Torsten O. Nielsen

    Chapter 9 Epigenetics: DNA Hypermethylation in Cancer, Bin Yang

    Chapter 10 Tissue Microarrays, Ziad Peerwani

    Chapter 11 Fluorescence in Situ Hybridization, James R. Cook

    Chapter 12 Bright Field in Situ Hybridization, Ricardo V. Lloyd, Xiang Qian, and Long Jin

    Chapter 13 Immunoglobulin and T-Cell Receptor Gene Rearrangement, Margaret L. Gulley

    Chapter 14 Monitoring of Minimal Residual Hematologic Disease, Cuihong Wei, Jeffrey H. Lipton, and Suzanne Kamel-Reid

    Chapter 15 Molecular Detection of Circulating Tumor Cells, Karen L. Kaul

    Chapter 16 Intraoperative Molecular Staging Using Real-Time PCR, Tony E. Godfrey

    SECTION III. DIAGNOSTIC MOLECULAR PATHOLOGY APPLICATIONS

    Chapter 17, Molecular Cytopathology, Karen S. Gustafson and Douglas P. Clark

    Chapter 18 Molecular Diagnosis of Infectious Agents in Tissue, Randall T. Hayden and Gary W. Procop

    Chapter 19 Molecular Neuropathology, Richard Prayson

    Chapter 20 Molecular Pathology of the Cardiovascular S

    Details

    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2009
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Electronic ISBN:
    9781437719482