ISBN 9788131232729,Tietz Textbook of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics

Tietz Textbook of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics



Elsevier - Academic Press

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9788131232729

ISBN-10 8131232727


Edition 5th
Number of Pages 2238 Pages
Language (English)

Pre-clinical medicine: basic sciences

As the definitive reference for clinical chemistry, Tietz Textbook of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics, 5th Edition offers the most current and authoritative guidance on selecting, performing, and evaluating results of new and established laboratory tests. Up-to-date encyclopedic coverage details everything you need to know, including: analytical criteria for the medical usefulness of laboratory procedures; new approaches for establishing reference ranges; variables that affect tests and results; the impact of modern analytical tools on lab management and costs; and applications of statistical methods. In addition to updated content throughout, this two-color edition also features a new chapter on hemostasis and the latest advances in molecular diagnostics.

key Features

Section on Molecular Diagnostics and Genetics contains nine chapters that focus on emerging issues and techniques.
Highly-respected author team includes three editors who are well known in the clinical chemistry world
Reference values in the appendix give you one location for comparing and evaluating test results
Companion Evolve website includes appendix material and book references linked to PubMed.
Table Of Contents
1. Introduction to Laboratory Medicine

2. Selection and Analytical Evaluation of Methods - With Statistical Techniques

3. Clinical Evaluation of Methods

4. Evidence Based Laboratory Medicine

5. Establishment and Use of Reference Values

6. Preanalytical Variables and Biological Variation

7. Specimen Collection and Processing

8. Quality Management

Section II: Analytical Techniques and Instrumentation

9. Principles of Basic Techniques and Laboratory Safety

10. Optical Techniques

11. Electrochemistry and Chemical Sensors

12. Electrophoresis

13. Chromatography and Extraction

14. Mass Spectrometry

15. Enzyme and Rate Analyses

16. Principles of Immunochemical Techniques

17. Nucleic Acid Techniques

18. Microfabrication and Microfluidics and Their Application to Clinical Diagnostics

19. Automation in the Clinical Laboratory

20. Point-of-Care Testing

Section III: Analytes

21. Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins

22. Serum Enzymes

23. Enzymes of the Red Blood Cell

24. Tumor Markers

25. Kidney Function Tests

26. Carbohydrates

27. Lipids, Lipoproteins, Apolipoproteins, and Other Cardiovascular Risk Factors

28. Electrolytes and Blood Gases

29. Hormones

30. Catecholamines and Serotonin

31. Vitamins and Trace Elements

32. Hemoglobin, Iron, and Bilirubin