Diagnostic Pathology: Infectious Diseases - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323376778, 9780323400374

Diagnostic Pathology: Infectious Diseases

1st Edition

Authors: Danny Milner
eBook ISBN: 9780323400374
eBook ISBN: 9780323395373
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323376778
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 26th May 2015
Page Count: 440
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Description

Diagnostic Pathology: Infectious Diseases takes a comprehensive look at infectious diseases, their anatomic manifestations, and how to ensure a complete and accurate sign out at the microscope. A user-friendly chapter landscape and thousands of high-quality images combine to make this medical reference book a key companion for the general surgical pathologist or resident in training.

Key Features

    • Comprehensive discussions on how to sign out cases.
    • Formatted into sections by organism type (Virus, Bacteria, Fungi, and Parasite), and further divided by those that can be diagnosed on histological appearance.
    • Species-specific pathologies for finding "zebra" cases.
    • Essential information is listed in a bulleted format with numerous high-quality images to facilitate learning.
    • "Key Facts" highlight the quick criteria needed for diagnosis or adequacy evaluation at the time of a procedure.
    • Features clear pictures of diagnostic forms, ancillary diagnostic tools, including microbiology and molecular diagnostics, pathological reaction patterns expected for given organisms, and important common and uncommon pathogens.
    • Explains when and when not to use molecular diagnostics, and discusses histological limitations and how to address them at sign out.
    • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, references, and videos from the book on a variety of devices.


    Details

    No. of pages:
    440
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © Elsevier 2016
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Elsevier
    eBook ISBN:
    9780323400374
    eBook ISBN:
    9780323395373
    Hardcover ISBN:
    9780323376778

    About the Authors

    Danny Milner Author

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Pathologist, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Assistant Medical Director, Microbiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Associate Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts