Diagnostic Pathology: Infectious Diseases takes a comprehensive look at infectious diseases, their anatomic manifestations, and how to ensure a complete and accurate sign out at the microscope. A user-friendly chapter landscape and thousands of high-quality images combine to make this medical reference book a key companion for the general surgical pathologist or resident in training.
Comprehensive discussions on how to sign out cases.
Formatted into sections by organism type (Virus, Bacteria, Fungi, and Parasite), and further divided by those that can be diagnosed on histological appearance.
Species-specific pathologies for finding "zebra" cases.
Essential information is listed in a bulleted format with numerous high-quality images to facilitate learning.
"Key Facts" highlight the quick criteria needed for diagnosis or adequacy evaluation at the time of a procedure.
Features clear pictures of diagnostic forms, ancillary diagnostic tools, including microbiology and molecular diagnostics, pathological reaction patterns expected for given organisms, and important common and uncommon pathogens.
Explains when and when not to use molecular diagnostics, and discusses histological limitations and how to address them at sign out.
Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, references, and videos from the book on a variety of devices.
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Number of pages: 440
Dimensions: 281 x 222 mm
"This is a comprehensive and concise summary of infectious diseases. The authors have admirably succeeded in providing a manual that incorporates the necessary images, pathological information, and differential diagnoses. The book is encyclopedic in scope and is packed with high-quality photographs that display fine details of the pathological organisms as well as their effects in tissue. Important molecular tests are also included. This book is essential for any pathologist's library."? Reviewed by Sherry Krawitz, BSc, MD, PhD, BA, MA (University of Manitoba College of Medicine) Doody's Score: 90 - 4 Stars