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Bancroft's theory and practice of histological techniques / S. Kim Suvarna, Christopher Layton, John D. Bancroft.

Other author/creatorSuvarna, S. Kim, editor.
Other author/creatorLayton, Christopher (Histologist), editor.
Other author/creatorBancroft, John D., editor.
Format Electronic and Book
EditionEighth edition.
Publication Info [London?] : Elsevier, [2019]
Copyright Notice ©2019
Description1 online resource (x, 536 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Supplemental Content Direct link to resource
Subject(s)
Portion of title Theory and practice of histological techniques
Contents Pathology laboratory management -- Chemical safety in the laboratory -- Light microscopy -- Fixation of tissues -- The gross room -- Tissue processing -- Microtomy -- Resin techniques -- Theory of histological staining -- The hematoxylins and eosin -- Automation in the histology department -- Connective and other mesenchymal tissues with their stains -- Carbohydrates -- Pigments and minerals -- Amyloid -- Traditional stains and modern techniques for demonstrating micro-organisms in histology -- Bone -- Neuropathology and muscle biopsy techniques -- Immunohistochemical and immunofluorescent techniques -- Molecular pathology -- Transmission electron microscopy -- Digital pathology -- Appendices. Diagnostic appendices. -- Traditional methods -- Tissue microarray -- Applications of immunohistochemistry -- Technical appendices. Measurement units -- Preparation of solutions -- Buffer solutions -- Solubility of some common reagents and dyes -- Mounting media and slide coatings
Abstract "For 40 years, Bancroft's Theory and Practice of Histological Techniques has established itself as the standard reference for histotechnologists and laboratory scientists, as well as histopathologists. With coverage of the full range of histological techniques used in medical laboratories and pathology departments, it provides a strong foundation in all aspects of histological technology - from basic methods of section preparation and staining, to advanced diagnostic techniques such as immunocytochemistry and molecular testing. This revised and updated 8th Edition by Kim S. Suvarna, Christopher Layton, and John D. Bancroft is a one-stop reference for all those involved with histological preparations and applications, from student to highly advanced laboratory professional"--Publisher's description.
General noteRevised edition of: Bancroft's theory and practice of histological techniques / [edited by] S. Kim Suvarna, Christopher Layton, John D. Bancroft. 7th ed. ©2013.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references.
Source of descriptionDescription based on online resource; title from electronic title page (ClinicalKey, viewed March 23, 2018).
Issued in other formPrint version: Bancroft's theory and practice of histological techniques. Eighth edition. [London?] : Elsevier, [2019] 9780702068645
Other title Preceded by: Bancroft's theory and practice of histological techniques. 7th ed. ©2013.
ISBN9780702068867 (electronic bk.)
ISBN0702068861 (electronic bk.)
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