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A Concise Review of Clinical Laboratory Science,9780781782029

A Concise Review of Clinical Laboratory Science

Edition: 2nd
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2/15/2009
Publisher(s): Jones & Bartlett Learning
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The Second Edition offers a concise review of all areas of clinical lab science, including the standard areas, such as hematology, chemistry, hemostasis, immunohematology, clinical microbiology, parasitology, urinalysis and more, as well as lab management, lab government regulations, and quality assurance. Case studies are included to provide lifelike scenarios commonly encountered in the laboratory, as well as a color plates section referencing the topics in hematology. A companion website offers 30 case studies, an image bank, and a quiz bank with 500 questions in certification format.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1:Clinical Chemistry I. Clinical Chemistry Basics II. Special Methods In Clinical Chemistry III. Basic Anatomy And Physiology IV. Analytes And Pathophysiology V. Enzymology VI. Endocrinology Chapter 2: Hemostasis and Coagulation I. Platelet Physiology II. Platelet Pathophysiology III. Blood Coagulation And Fibrinolysis IV. Coagulation Diorders Chapter 3: Routine Hematology I. Laboratory Analysis II. Hematopoietic Tissues III. Hemoglobin Synthesis, Structure, And Function Chapter 4: Hematologic Disorders I. Red Blood Cell Indices And Their Use In The Diagnosis Of Anemia II. Red Blood Cell Disorders III. Anemias and Polycythemias Disordersa IV. Leukocyte Disorders Chapter 5: Immunology and Serology I. Introduction II. Cells And Tissues Of The Immune System III. Immunity IV. Immune Response V. Major Histocompatibility Complex VI. Hypersensitivity VII. Autoimmunity VIII. Immunodeficiencies IX. Techniques In Immunology And Serology Chapter 6:Immunohematology I. Introduction II. Blood Group Systems III. Donor Selection And Blood Collection Chapter 7: Clinical Microbiology I. Bacteria II. Bacterial Cell Structure III. Stains IV. Normal Flora V. Pathogensis of infection VI. Collection And Handling Of Clinical Specimens VII. Micrococcaceae VIII. Streptococcus, Enterococcus, And Related Genera IX. Aerobic Gram-Positive Bacilli X. Neisseria And Moraxella Catarrhalis XI. Miscellaneous Gram-Negative Bacilli XII.Enterobacteriaceae XIII.Campylobacter, Helicobacter, And Vibrionaceae XIV. Gram-Negative Nonfermentative Bacilli XV. Miscellaneous Genera XVI. Mycoplasma, Ureaplasma, And The Chlamydiaceae XVII. Spirochetes XVIII. Mycobacteria XIX. Anaerobes XX. Zoonotic and Rickettsial Infections XXI. Agents Of Bioterrorism Chapter 8 Clinical Parasitology, Mycology, and Virology I. Parasitology II. Mycology III.Virology Chapter 9 Urinalysis and Body Fluids I. The Renal System II. The Urine Specimen III. Physical Examination Of Urine IV. Chemical Examination Of Urine V. Microscopic Examination Of The Urine VI. Automation In The Urinalysis Laboratory VII. Diseases Of The Kidney VIII. Renal Synthetic Products IX. Urine Pregnancy Testing X. Serous Body Fluids XI. Synovial Fluid XII. Seminal Fluid Analysis Chapter 10 Molecular Diagnostics I. Biology Of The Cell II. Molecular Diagnostic Methods III. Inherited Genetic Disease IV. Molecular Oncology V. Molecular Infectious Disease VI. DNA-Based Human Identification Chapter 11 Current Issues in Laboratory Management I. Management And Organizational Theory II. Professionalism III. Quality Assurance IV. Laboratory Regulations V. Financial Management VI. Laboratory Information Systems (LIS) VII. Instrument Selection Process Index

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