Immunology & Serology in Laboratory Medicine, 4th Edition

Immunology & Serology in Laboratory Medicine

4th Edition

By Mary Louise Turgeon, EdD, MT(ASCP), CLS(NCA), Clinical Professor, Program Director, Department of Medical Laboratory Science, Northeastern University Boston, Massachusetts, Clinical Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Medicine, Tufts University Boston, Massachusetts


PART 1: BASIC IMMUNOLOGIC MECHANISMS

1. An Overview of Immunology

2. Antigens and Antibodies

3. The Cells and Cellular Activities of the Immune System: Granulocytes and Mononuclear Cells

4. The Cells and Cellular Activities of the Immune System: Lymphocytes and Plasma Cells

5. Soluble Mediators of the Immune System

PART 2: THE THEORY OF IMMUNOLOGIC AND SEROLOGIC PROCEDURES

6. Safety in the Immunology-Serology Laboratory

7. Quality Assurance and Quality Control NEW!

8. Basic Serologic Laboratory Techniques NEW!

9. Point-of-Care Testing NEW!

10. Agglutination Methods

11. Electrophoresis Techniques

12. Labeling Techniques in Immunoassay

13. Automated Procedures

14. Molecular Techniques

PART 3: IMMUNOLOGIC MANIFESTATIONS OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES

15. The Immune Response in Infectious Diseases

16. A Primer on Vaccines NEW!

17. Streptococcal Infections

18. Syphilis

19. Vector-Borne Diseases

20. Toxoplasmosis

21. Cytomegalovirus

22. Infectious Mononucleosis

23. Viral Hepatitis

24. Rubella Infection

25. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)

PART 4: IMMUNOLOGICALLY AND SEROLOGICALLY RELATED DISORDERS

26. Hypersensitivity Reactions

27. Immunoproliferative Disorders

28. Autoimmune Disorders

29. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

30. Rheumatoid Arthritis

31. Solid Organ Transplantation

32. Bone Marrow Transplantation

33. Tumor Immunology

Appendixes

A. Answers to Review Questions

B. Diagnostic Tests in Medical Laboratory Immunology

Glossary