Tietz Textbook of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics

5th Edition


  • Carl Burtis
  • Edward Ashwood
  • David Bruns
  • Key Features

    • Section on Molecular Diagnostics and Genetics contains nine expanded chapters that focus on emerging issues and techniques, written by experts in field, including Y.M. Dennis Lo, Rossa W.K. Chiu, Carl Wittwer, Noriko Kusukawa, Cindy Vnencak-Jones, Thomas Williams, Victor Weedn, Malek Kamoun, Howard Baum, Angela Caliendo, Aaron Bossler, Gwendolyn McMillin, and Kojo S.J. Elenitoba-Johnson.
    • Highly-respected author team includes three editors who are well known in the clinical chemistry world.
    • Reference values in the appendix give you one location for comparing and evaluating test results.

    Table of Contents

    Section I: Principles of Laboratory Medicine

    1. Introduction to Laboratory Medicine
    2. Selection and Analytical Evaluation of Methods — With Statistical Techniques
    3. Clinical Evaluation of Methods
    4. Evidence Based Laboratory Medicine
    5. Establishment and Use of Reference Values
    6. Preanalytical Variables and Biological Variation
    7. Specimen Collection and Processing
    8. Quality Management
    9. Section II: Analytical Techniques and Instrumentation

    10. Principles of Basic Techniques and Laboratory Safety
    11. Optical Techniques
    12. Electrochemistry and Chemical Sensors
    13. Electrophoresis
    14. Chromatography and Extraction
    15. Mass Spectrometry
    16. Enzyme and Rate Analyses
    17. Principles of Immunochemical Techniques
    18. Nucleic Acid Techniques
    19. Microfabrication and Microfluidics and Their Application to Clinical Diagnostics
    20. Automation in the Clinical Laboratory
    21. Point-of-Care Testing
    22. Section III: Analytes

    23. Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins
    24. Serum Enzymes
    25. Enzymes of the Red Blood Cell
    26. Tumor Markers
    27. Kidney Function Tests
    28. Carbohydrates
    29. Lipids, Lipoproteins, Apolipoproteins, and Other Cardiovascular Risk Factors
    30. Electrolytes and Blood Gases
    31. Hormones
    32. Catecholamines and Serotonin
    33. Vitamins and Trace Elements
    34. Hemoglobin, Iron, and Bilirubin
    35. The


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