Principles and Interpretation of Laboratory Practices in Surgical Pathology

This book is a practical guide to all laboratory procedures in surgical pathology, covering both diagnostic and research aspects. Divided into seventeen sections, topics covered include routine and special staining procedures, cytopathology and FNAC procedures, biopsies, tissue processing and much more. A complete chapter is dedicated to microtomy. Each procedure is presented in a step by step format, explaining its principles, methodology and troubleshooting. The final chapters cover quality control, telepathology and telecytology, molecular diagnostic pathology, laboratory waste management, and the function of microscopes. Key Points Practical guide to all laboratory procedures in surgical pathology Covers both diagnostic and research aspects Complete chapter dedicated to microtomy Highly illustrated with clinical images and tables