Diagnostic Pathology of Infectious Disease - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780323445856, 9780323508674

Diagnostic Pathology of Infectious Disease

2nd Edition

Authors: Richard Kradin
eBook ISBN: 9780323508674
eBook ISBN: 9780323527811
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323445856
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 20th June 2017
Page Count: 712
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Description

Comprehensive and up to date, the Second Edition of Diagnostic Pathology: Infectious Disease, by Dr. Richard Kradin, is an invaluable tool for the accurate diagnosis of any infectious disease―from the common to the most challenging. The organ-based format makes it an especially useful tool for surgical pathologists’ daily diagnostic and management issues. High-quality, full-color illustrations and differential diagnosis tables accompany each lesion, clearly depicting how to recognize the morphology of organisms and the spectrum of histological responses that they may cause.

Key Features

  • Addresses the most difficult diagnostic issues that practicing or trainee surgical pathologists face when handling infectious disease tissue specimens.
  • Highlights morphological characteristics and landmarks of tissue samples for easy access to information necessary for signing out a specimen.
  • Emphasizes the host responses critical in differential diagnosis to serve as a second opinion when non-infectious diagnoses mimic and confound the diagnosis of infection.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. General Principles in the Diagnosis of Infection

3. Biopsy in the Diagnosis of Infection: Clinical Approach

4. Cytopathology of Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases

5. Ultrastructural Diagnosis of Infection

6. New Techniques for the Diagnosis of Infection

7. Ear, Nose, and Throat Infections

8. Pathology of Pulmonary Infection

9. Cardiac Infections

10. Infections of the Gastrointestinal Tract

11. Liver and Bile Duct Infections

12. Infectious Lymphadenitis

13. Infectious Diseases of the Bone Marrow and Spleen

14. Infection of Bone

15. Infections of Joints, Synovium-lined Structures, and Soft Tissue

16. Genitourinary Infectious Disease Pathology

17. Gynecological Infections

18. Perinatal Infections

19. Infections of the Nervous System

20. Skin Infections

21. Infections of the Eye and Its Adnex

Details

No. of pages:
712
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2018
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780323508674
eBook ISBN:
9780323527811
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323445856

About the Author

Richard Kradin

Dr. Kradin began his medical career at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He then went on to complete residencies at both Massachusetts General Hospital and Pennsylvania Hospital. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease by the American Board of Internal Medicine as well as being certified in Anatomic Pathology by the American Board of Pathology.

Dr. Kradin has a number of clinical interests including Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Interstitial Lung Disease, Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Pulmonary Immunology.

He also holds an Associate Professor position of Pathology at Harvard Medical School. There, he has been a director of a course on current concepts in asbestos related pulmonary disease. Dr. Kradin is also an Associate Pathologist at Massachusetts General Hospital in the Immunopathology Unit. His techniques include tissue culture and immunocytochemistry, flow cytometry, Northern blotting and immunocytochemistry. Dr. Kradin has authored and co-authored a number of scholarly articles including "Complete pulmonary venous occlusion after radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation" which was published in the Annals of Thoracic Surgery in January 2009. He also co-authored "Nodular amiodarone lung disease" published in the American Journal of Surgical Pathology in November of 2008.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Pathologist and Associate Physician, Department of Pathology and Pulmonary/Critical Care Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA. Associate Professor in Pathology and Associate Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA