Dacie and Lewis Practical Haematology

11th Edition

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  • Barbara Bain
  • S. Lewis
  • Mike Laffan
  • Imelda Bates
  • Table of Contents

    1.Collection and handling of blood

    2. Reference ranges and normal values

    3. Basic haematological techniques

    4. Preparation and staining methods for blood and bone marrow films

    5. Blood cell morphology in health and disease

    6. Supplementary techniques including blood parasite diagnosis

    7. Bone marrow biopsy

    8. Molecular and cytogenetic analysis

    9. Iron deficiency anaemia and iron overload

    10. Investigation of megaloblastic anaemia: cobalamin, folate and metabolite status

    11. Laboratory methods used in the investigation of the haemolytic anaemias

    12. Investigation of the hereditary haemolytic anaemias: membrane and enzyme abnormalities

    13. Acquired haemolytic anaemias

    14. Investigation of abnormal haemoglobins and thalassaemia

    15. Erythrocyte and leucocyte cytochemistry

    16. Immunophenotyping

    17. Diagnostic radioisotopes in haematology

    18. Investigation of haemostasis

    19. Investigation of a thrombotic tendency

    20. Laboratory control of anticoagulant, thrombolytic and antiplatelet therapy

    21. Blood cell antigens and antibodies: erythrocytes, platelets and granulocytes

    22. Laboratory aspects of blood transfusion

    23. Approach to the diagnosis and classification of blood diseases

    24. Laboratory organization and management

    25. Quality assurance

    26. Haematology in under-resourced laboratories

    27. Appendix


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    Churchill Livingstone
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