Bancroft's Theory and Practice of Histological Techniques. Edition No. 8

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  • Book
  • 584 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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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.

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- 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

18 Neuropathology and Muscle Biopsy Techniques

19 Immunohistochemical and Immunofluorescent Techniques

20 Molecular Pathology

21 Transmission Electron Microscopy

22 Digital Pathology


Diagnostic Appendices

Appendix I Traditional Methods

Appendix II Tissue Microarray

Appendix III Applications of Immunohistochemistry

Technical Appendices

Appendix IV Measurement Units

Appendix V Preparation of Solutions

Appendix VI Buffer Solutions

Appendix VII Solubility of Some Common Reagents and Dyes

Appendix VIII Mounting Media and Slide Coatings
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Suvarna, Kim S Department of Pathology, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield.

Layton, Christopher Specialist Section Lead in Specimen Dissection, Histopathology Department, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, UK.

Bancroft, John D. Formerly Pathology Directorate and Business Manager, Queen's Medical Center, Nottingham, UK.
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