Henry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods, 21st Edition

Henry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods

21th Edition

Edited by Richard A. McPherson, MD, Professor and Chairman, Division of Clinical Pathology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia; and Matthew R. Pincus, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Pathology, State University of New York Health Sciences Center at Brooklyn; Chairman, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, New York Harbor Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Brooklyn, NY


PART I: The Clinical Laboratory

1. The Clinical Laboratory: Organization, Purpose and Practice

2. Laboratory Regulations

3. Principles of Instrumentation

4. Clinical Laboratory Automation

5. Interpreting Laboratory Results

6. Informatics, Imaging and Interoperability

7. Laboratory Statistics

8. Clinical Laboratory Quality Assurance

PART II: Clinical Chemistry

9. Evaluation of Renal Function, Water, Electrolytes, Acid-Base Balance and Blood Gases

10. Metabolic Intermediates, Inorganic Ions and Biochemical Markers of Bone Metabolism

11. Carbohydrates

12. Lipids and Dyslipoproteinemia

13. Specific Proteins

14. Evaluation of Liver Function and Injury

15. Protein Markers of Disease

16. Evaluation of Endocrine Function

17. Toxicology and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

18. Nutrition

PART III: Urine and Other Body Fluids

19. Basic Examination of Urine

20. Cerebrospinal, Synovial, and Serious Body Fluids

21. Andrology Laboratory and Fertility Assessment

22. Laboratory Management of Assisted Reproductive Technology

23. Laboratory Aspects of Gestation Management

24. Laboratory Diagnosis of Gastrointestinal Tract and Pancreatic Disorders

PART IV: Hematology, Coagulation and Transfusion Medicine

25. Basic Examination of Blood

26. Hematopoiesis

27. Erythrocytic Disorders

28. Leukocytic Disorders

29. Blood Platelets

30. Coagulation, Fibrinolysis and Hypercoagulation

31. Immunohematology

32. Transfusion Medicine

33. Hemapheresis

34. Tissue Banking and Progenitor Cell

35. Point-of-Care Testing (POCT)


PART V: Immunology and Immunopathy

36. Overview of the Immune System and Immunologic Disorders

37. Immunoassays and Immunochemistry

38. Laboratory Evaluation of the Cellular Immune System

39. Laboratory Evaluation of Immunoglobin Function and Humoral Immunity

40. Complement and Kinins: Mediators of Inflammation

41. Cytokines and Adhesion Molecules

42. HLA: The Major Histocompatibility Complex of Man

43. The Major Histocompatibility Complex and Disease

44. Immunodeficiency Disorders

45. Clinical and Laboratory Evaluation of Systemic Rheumatic Diseases

46. Vasculitis

47. Organ-Specific Autoimmune Diseases

48. Allergic Diseases

PART VI: Medical Microbiology

49. Viral Infections

50. Chlamydial, Rickettsial, and Mycoplasmal Infections

51. Medical Microbiology

52. In Vitro Testing of Antimicrobial Agents

53. Spirochete Infections

54. Mycobacteria

55. Mycotic Diseases

56. Medical Parasitology

57. Molecular Pathology of Infectious Diseases<