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Immunomicroscopy: Volume 19 in the Major Problems in Pathology Series / Edition 3

Immunomicroscopy: Volume 19 in the Major Problems in Pathology Series / Edition 3


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Practical, and intended for day-to-day use, this state-of-the-art New Edition presents the elements of immunohistochemistry in the context of the "total test". It deals logically with issues of test selection · reagent selection and quantification · protocols and methods · controls · results · interpretation · in situ hybridization · reporting · and significance. In each chapter, readers will find infectious diseases and prognostic markers and a molecular morphology perspective, focusing on DNA, RNA, and protein, thus offering the surgical pathologist a genuine ability to see with molecular eyes. Immunomicroscopy, 3rd Edition is Volume 19 in the Major Problems in Pathology Series.

• Features an expanded authorship of internationally renowned experts.
• Offers timely coverage on all diagnostically useful tests and their application and interpretation.
• Integrates infectious diseases and prognostic markers into each chapter, offering complete diagnostic coverage of any given organ system.

• Incorporates aspects of molecular morphology throughout.
• Presents an organ system approach to diagnostic surgical pathology.
• Includes appendices that address quality assurance and standardization protocols reflecting National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards guidelines · tissue microarrays · and laser microscopy and digital immunomicroscopy, including image analysis, spectral imaging, and quantitation.
• Uses full-color illustrations throughout.
With 32 expert contributors.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780721601823
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 11/07/2005
Series: Major Problems in Pathology Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 624
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

1. Principles Of Immunohistochemistry

2. Practical Issues: Fixation, Processing, and Antigen Retrieval

3. Molecular and Special Techniques

4. Lymphoma Including Hodgkin Lymphoma

5. Molecular Morphology in Adrenal and Thyroid Disease

6. Applications Of Immunohistochemistry in Breast Pathology

7. Immunohistochemistry of the Female Reproductive Tract

8. Molecular Morphology and Immunomicroscopy

9. Pediatrics

10. Molecular Morphology of Soft Tissue and Bone

11. Molecular Morphology of The Lung and Mesothelioma

12. Gastrointestinal Tract

13. Immunohistochemistry of Skin Tumors Including Melanocytic Lesions

14. Diagnostic Immunohistochemistry of the Nervous System

15 Anaplastic Tumors: Approach to the ‘Unknown Primary’

16. Cytopathology/FNA

17. Occult Metastasis


A. IHC Website

B. Protocols [Immunohistochemistry, Molecular]

C. Standardization/Quality Control

D. Tissue Microarrays



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