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Title Molecular pathology in clinical practice / editor, Debra G.B. Leonard ; section editors, Adam Bagg [and others]
Published New York : Springer, ©2007


Description 1 online resource (xix, 600 pages) : illustrations
Contents Basics of Molecular Biology / Deborah Ann Payne -- Molecular Pathology Methods / Megan J. Smith-Zagone, Joseph F. Pulliam, and Daniel H. Farkas -- Section I: Genetics / Section Editor: Debra G.B. Leonard. Genetic Counseling / Jennifer M. Farmer ; Pedigree Analysis and Risk Assessment / Catherine Walsh Vockley ; Bayesian Analysis / Shuji Ogino and Robert B. Wilson ; Developmental Disabilities / Nancy J. Carpenter, Kristin May, Benjamin Roa, and Jack Tarleton ; Neuromuscular Diseases / Thomas W. Prior ; Molecular Genetic Testing for Metabolic Disorders / Lisa Edelmann, Yaping Yang, and Ruth Kornreich ; Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor-Related Skeletal Disorders / Peter J. Bridge ; Cystic Fibrosis / Jean A. Amos ; Deafness / Richard J.H. Smith and Guy Van Camp ; Coagulation Disorders / Rajiv K. Pruthi and John A. Heit ; Hematologic Disorders: Hemochromatosis, Hemoglobinopathies, and Rh Incompatibility / Daniel B. Bellissimo ; Cardiovascular Disease / Anant Khositseth and Michael J. Ackerman ; Neurodegenerative Disorders / Nicholas T. Potter ; Skin and Connective Tissue Disorders / James C. Hyland
Section II: Inherited Cancers / Section Editors: Karen L. Kaul and Debra G.B. Leonard. Inherited Breast Cancer / Wendy S. Rubenstein ; Familial Adenomatous Polyposis and Turcot and Peutz-Jeghers Syndromes / Holly L. Neibergs and Amy T. Massey ; Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer / Erik C. Thorland and Stephen N. Thibodeau ; Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes / Barbara Zehnbauer ; The Neurofibromatoses / Karen Stephens ; TP53 Mutation and Li-Fraumeni Syndrome / Sydney D. Finkelstein and Frank S. Lieberman ; von Hippel-Lindau Disease / Catherine Stolle -- Section III: Solid Tumors / Section Editor: Karen L. Kaul. Breast Cancer / Jeffrey S. Ross, Gerald P. Linette, James Stec, Edward Clark, Mark Ayers, Fraser Symmans, Gabriel N. Hortobagyi, and Lajos Pusztai ; Urothelial Carcinoma / Kevin C. Halling ; Sarcomas / Giovanni Tallini and Pei Hui ; Gliomas / Robert Jenkins ; Molecular Detection of Occult Tumor Cells / Karen L. Kaul ; Microarray Studies (Beyond Histology) / Cyrus V. Hedvat
Section IV: Neoplastic Hematopathology / Section Editor: Adam Bagg. Acute Myeloid Leukemia / David Grimwade ; Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia / Carlo Alberto Scrideli, Giovanni Cazzaniga, and Andrea Biondi ; B-Cell Lymphomas / Rita M. Braziel and Guang Fan ; T-Cell Lymphomas / Iris Schrijver and Daniel A. Arber ; Lymphoproliferations of Immunodeficiency / Ethel Cesarman and Amy Chadburn ; Myeloproliferative Disorders and Myelodysplastic Syndromes / Jo-Anne Vergilio and Adam Bagg -- Section V: Infectious Diseases / Section Editor: Angela M. Caliendo. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 / Angela M. Caliendo ; Hepatitis B and C Viruses / Frederick S. Nolte ; Viral Infections in Transplant Patients / Andrea Ferreira-Gonzalez and Angela M. Caliendo ; Viral Infections of the Central Nervous System / Christine C. Ginocchio ; Sexually Transmitted Diseases / Jeanne A. Jordan ; Respiratory Pathogens / Julie D. Fox and Peter A. Tilley ; Bacterial Pathogens / Ruth Ann Luna and James Versalovic ; Mycobacterial Infections / Betty A. Forbes
Section VI: Identity Testing / Section Editor: Vivianna M. Van Deerlin. Forensic DNA Typing / Victor W. Weedn ; Parentage and Relationship Testing / Herbert F. Polesky ; Assessment of Chimerism in the Setting of Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation / Vivianna M. Van Deerlin and Erica Williams ; Specimen Identification Through DNA Analysis / Gregory J. Tsongalis and Andrew Ricci, Jr. -- Section VII: HLA Typing / Section Editor: Debra G.B. Leonard. Molecular HLA Typing / Malek Kamoun and Thomas M. Williams -- Section VIII: Laboratory Management Issues / Section Editor: Debra G.B. Leonard. Molecular Pathology Laboratory Management / Hanna Rennert and Debra G.B. Leonard ; From Research to Clinical Practice / Karen Snow-Bailey
Summary Covers topics such as genetics, inherited cancers, infectious disease, neoplastic hematopathology, solid tumors, HLA typing, identity testing, and laboratory management. This book discusses the clinical significance of diagnostic tests, assays, quality control and lab issues, interpretation, and reasons for testing
Analysis geneeskunde
public health
humane genetica
human genetics
Medicine (General)
Geneeskunde (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
In Springer e-books
Subject Pathology, Molecular -- Textbooks
Molecular Biology -- methods
Pathology, Clinical -- methods
Clinical Medicine -- methods
Cytogenetic Analysis -- methods
MEDICAL -- Pathology.
MEDICAL -- Pathophysiology.
Pathology, Clinical -- methods.
Clinical Medicine -- methods.
Cytogenetic Analysis -- methods.
Pathology, Molecular.
Pathologie moléculaire.
Molecular biology -- Methods.
Pathology, Molecular
Genre/Form Textbooks
Form Electronic book
Author Leonard, Debra G. B.
ISBN 9780387332277