Immunomicroscopy: A Diagnostic Tool for the Surgical Pathologist

Immunomicroscopy: A Diagnostic Tool for the Surgical Pathologist

by Clive Roy Taylor, Richard J. Cote

Hardcover(2nd ed)

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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
  • 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 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: 9780721664620
    Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
    Publication date: 01/01/1994
    Series: Major Problems in Pathology Ser. , #19
    Edition description: 2nd ed
    Pages: 533
    Product dimensions: 7.48(w) x 10.63(h) x (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 Primarya'

    16. Cytopathology/FNA

    17. Occult Metastasis


    A. IHC Website

    B. Protocols [Immunohistochemistry, Molecular]

    C. Standardization/Quality Control

    D. Tissue MicroarraysReferences


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