Principles & Interpretation of Laboratory Practices in Surgical Pathology

by Shameem Shariff, Amrit Kaur Kaler

The book titled "Principles and Interpretation of Laboratory Practices in Surgical Pathology" encompasses the fundamental and distinct role of laboratory in science education. The book is mainly written to provide a user-friendly manual towards laboratory procedures for diagnostic methods that are especially useful to pathologists, cytologists, cyto- and histotechnologists as well as postgraduate students. The recent techniques with respect to molecular pathology are also detailed in this book. The book consists of 17 chapters that includes fixation, decalcification, tissue processing, tissue embedding, section cutting, introduction to staining and principles of staining, special histochemical stains, special biopsies, immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence, cytopreparatory techniques, quality control in cytopathology, quality control in histopathology, telepathology and telecytology, molecular diagnostic pathology, laboratory waste management and principles in the functioning of microscopes. This book also encloses an entire chapter dedicated to microtomy, its principles of functioning, usage and maintenance along with illustrations of different types of microtomes microtomy. It provides a wide knowledge of different techniques that comprises processing of specimens, fluids and preparation that facilitate samples to be easily handled by pathologists. This book incorporates author's vast experience in cyto- and histopathology.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Shariff Shameem
MVJ Medical College and Research Hospital, Bengaluru Rural, Karnataka, India
St John’s Medical College and Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
2. Kaler Amrit Kaur ACS Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
ISBN 9789352500246
Speciality Pathology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12886
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2016
Pages 340
Book Type Professional


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