Here's the latest edition of the leading reference work on histological techniques. This book is an essential and invaluable resource no matter what part you play in histological preparations and applications, whether you're a student or a highly experienced laboratory professional. This is a one stop reference book that will help you at the beginning of your career and which will remain valuable to you, even as you gain experience in daily practice.
- Contributions from almost 30 expert contributors involved in teaching, research and practice provide a well-rounded perspective.
- Extensive summary tables, charts and boxes make reference easy
- Color photomicrographs provide visual guidance on the latest techniques.
Managing the Laboratory
Safety in the Laboratory
Fixation of Tissues
The Gross Room/Surgical Cutup
Microtomy: Paraffin and Frozen
How do Histological Stains Work?
The Hematoxylins and Eosin
Connective Tissues and Stains
Proteins and Nucleic Acids
Pigments and MInerals
The Dispersed Neuroendocrine System, Cytoplasmic Granules, and other Organelles
Techniques in Neuropathology
Enzyme Histochemistry and its Diagnostic Applications
Immunohistochemistry Quality Control
Immunohistochemistry Applications in Pathology
Molecular Pathology--In Sits Hybridization
Genetic Testing: Utilization of Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization (FISH)
Plastic Embedding for Light Microscopy
Quantitative Data from Microscopic Specimens
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- © Churchill Livingstone 2007
- 4th October 2007
- Churchill Livingstone
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Formerly Pathology Directorate and Business Manager, Queen's Medical Center, Nottingham, UK
Formerly Quality Assurance Co-ordinator, Cellular Pathology Services, Kaiser Permanente Regional Reference Laboratories, North Hollywood, CA, USA
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