Theory and Practice of Histological Techniques - 6th Edition - ISBN: 9780443102790

Theory and Practice of Histological Techniques

6th Edition

Authors: John Bancroft Marilyn Gamble
Hardcover ISBN: 9780443102790
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 4th October 2007
Page Count: 744
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Description

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.

Key Features

  • 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.

Table of Contents

Managing the Laboratory
Safety in the Laboratory
Light Microscopy
Fixation of Tissues
The Gross Room/Surgical Cutup
Tissue Processing
Microtomy: Paraffin and Frozen
How do Histological Stains Work?
The Hematoxylins and Eosin
Connective Tissues and Stains
Carbohydrates
Lipids
Proteins and Nucleic Acids
Pigments and MInerals
Amyloid
The Dispersed Neuroendocrine System, Cytoplasmic Granules, and other Organelles
Microorganisms
Bone
Techniques in Neuropathology
Enzyme Histochemistry and its Diagnostic Applications
Immunohistochemical Techniques
Immunohistochemistry Quality Control
Immunohistochemistry Applications in Pathology
Immunofluorescent Techniques
Tissue Microarray
Molecular Pathology--In Sits Hybridization
Genetic Testing: Utilization of Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization (FISH)
Laser Microdissection
Plastic Embedding for Light Microscopy
Electron Microscopy
Quantitative Data from Microscopic Specimens
Ergonomics
Appendices

Details

No. of pages:
744
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Churchill Livingstone 2007
Published:
4th October 2007
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Hardcover ISBN:
9780443102790

About the Authors

John Bancroft

Affiliations and Expertise

Formerly Pathology Directorate and Business Manager, Queen's Medical Center, Nottingham, UK

Marilyn Gamble

Affiliations and Expertise

Formerly Quality Assurance Co-ordinator, Cellular Pathology Services, Kaiser Permanente Regional Reference Laboratories, North Hollywood, CA, USA