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Clinical Laboratory Medicine : Self-Assessment and Review

ISBN-10: 068305757X

ISBN-13: 9780683057577

Edition: 1st 1996

Authors: Kenneth D. McClatchey, Kent Lewandrowski, David L. Sewell

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A collection of multiple-choice questions and answers similar to board-examination questions, linked by page number to the parent text, Clinical Laboratory Medicine. Quizzes are grouped in 11 sections on areas including general laboratory, molecular pathology, clinical chemistry, cytogenetics, hematology, microbiology, immunopathology, and blood bank/transfusion medicine. Useful for medical laboratory technicians, medical technologists, medical students, and residents in pathology and internal medicine. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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List price: $32.00
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Preface
Laboratory Managementp. 3
Laboratory Safetyp. 7
Analytical Test Variablesp. 11
Laboratory Information Systemsp. 15
Basic Conceptsp. 19
Investigation of the Pathogenesis of Single-Gene Disorders by Molecular Methodsp. 23
Clinical Applications of Molecular Biologyp. 25
Hematopoietic Disordersp. 27
Immunochemical Methodsp. 33
The Plasma Proteinsp. 41
Diagnostic Enzymologyp. 47
Lipids, Lipoproteins, and Apolipoproteinsp. 53
Endocrine Function and Carbohydratesp. 59
Electrolytes and Acid-Base Balancep. 67
Respiration and Measurement of Oxygen and Hemoglobinp. 75
Nitrogen Metabolites and Renal Functionp. 81
Calcium, Magnesium, and Phosphatep. 87
Porphyrins, Bilirubin, and Other Bile Pigmentsp. 93
Therapeutic Drug Monitoringp. 99
Toxicologyp. 107
Nutrition, Vitamins, and Trace Elementsp. 113
Inborn Metabolic Errorsp. 119
Urinep. 127
Body Fluid Analysisp. 133
Basic Cytogeneticsp. 137
Clinical Cytogeneticsp. 139
Prenatal Cytogenetic Diagnosisp. 145
Chromosome Breakage Syndromesp. 147
Chromosome Studies in Neoplastic Hematologic Disordersp. 149
Solid Tumor Cytogeneticsp. 153
HLA: The Major Histocompatibility Complex - Methodologiesp. 157
HLA: The Major Histocompatibility Complex - Applicationsp. 161
Hematopoiesis and the Hematopoietic Growth Factorsp. 165
Peripheral Blood and Bone Marrow: Morphology, Counts and Differentials, and Reactive Disordersp. 167
Red Blood Cell Disordersp. 171
The Thalassemia and Hemaglobinopathy Syndromesp. 175
Acute Leukemias and Myelodysplastic Syndromesp. 177
Chronic Lymphoproliferative Disorders, Immunoproliferative Disorders, and Malignant Lymphomap. 181
Chronic Myeloproliferative Disordersp. 185
Overview of Hemostasisp. 189
Laboratory Evaluation of Platelet Disordersp. 195
Coagulation Abnormalitiesp. 201
Regulatory Protein Disorders and Other Thrombotic Abnormalitiesp. 207
Bacteriologyp. 213
Fungi and Fungal Infectionsp. 219
Chlamydia, Mycoplasma, and Rickettsiap. 225
Aerobic Actinomycetesp. 229
Instrumentation and Automation in Clinical Microbiologyp. 233
Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testingp. 235
Diagnostic Nucleic Acid Probes for Infectious Agentsp. 239
Quality Control and Quality Assurancep. 241
Role of the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory in Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Controlp. 245
Autopsy Microbiologyp. 249
Diagnostic Virologyp. 253
Parasitologyp. 259
Basic Principles of Immunodiagnosisp. 267
Flow Cytometryp. 275
Immunoserology of Infectious Mononucleosis and Related Heterophil-Negative Mononucleosis-Like Illnessesp. 281
Cellular and Humoral Mediators of Inflammationp. 285
Monoclonal Gammopathiesp. 291
Immunodeficiency Diseasesp. 295
Autoimmune Disease and Serologyp. 301
Allergic Conditionsp. 311
Receptor Assays of the Clinical Laboratoryp. 317
Organization and Legal Concerns of Blood Banksp. 323
Blood Collectionp. 325
Pretransfusion Testingp. 327
Blood Component Therapyp. 329
Transfusion Therapyp. 333
Neonatal Transfusionp. 337
Complications of Blood Transfusionp. 339
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