Theory and Practice of Histological Techniques, 5e

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9780443064357: Theory and Practice of Histological Techniques, 5e

A new edition of the standard text-reference covering the full range of histological techniques used in medical laboratories and pathology departments. Written for histotechnologists in training and in practice, the book provides a thorough grounding in all aspects of histological technology, from basic methods of section preparation and staining to advanced diagnostic techniques such as immunohistochemistry and cytology. The book provides a balance between the new and the older techniques and is a suitable resource for both the beginner in histotechnology and for the fully qualified laboratory technician.

  • Coverage of standard procedures and the newest technological developments in a single resource
  • Includes basic histological techniques as well as all advanced methods used on a daily basis
  • A single resource that will guide the technologist through training and practice
  • Tables, charts, lists and boxes provides quick access to key information on each technique
  • A preparation and review book for students taking their Histotechnology certification exams
  • Contributions from Europe and the USA
  • New, high-visibility co-editor from the USA (former President of the National Society for Histotechnology)
  • 9 chapters (more than a quarter of the text) will be completely re-written by new authors (the majority from the USA).
  • Outdated methodologies that are no longer appropriate to modern laboratory science will be deleted and replaced where appropriate by newer techniques.
  • Increased used of 4-colour illustrations throughout the text (approx 50% more) to demonstrate and clarify optimal slide preparation and technique.
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    John D. Bancroft, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK; and Marilyn Gamble, Kaiser Permanente Histopathology Department, Los Angeles, California

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