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1 Monica Cheesbrough
District Laboratory Practice in Tropical Countries: Part 1 (Second Edition)
Cambridge University Press; New Delhi, India; 2009; 0521135176 / 9780521135177; Second Edition; Paperback; New; 
Changes in the organization of health services in developing countries have led to the district level assuming more responsibility for the planning, delivery and quality of community health care. This fully up-dated new edition has been produced to help those working in the district laboratory, and those responsible for the organization and management of community laboratory services and the training of district laboratory personnel. Replacing the previous publication Medical Laboratory Manual for Tropical Countries, this book provides an up-to-date practical bench manual, taking a modern approach to the provision of a quality medical laboratory service. It includes practical accounts of: organization and staffing of district laboratory services; total quality management; health and safety; equipping district laboratories; parasitological tests, illustrated in colour; clinical chemistry tests; how to plan a training curriculum for district laboratory personnel. Volume 2, published in late 1999, covers microbiological tests, haematological tests and blood transfusion tests. Contents Preface 1. Organization and staffing of district laboratory services 2. Total quality management of district laboratory services 3. Health and safety in district laboratories 4. Equipping district laboratories 5. Parasitological tests 6. Clinical chemistry tests Appendix I. Preparation of reagents Appendix II. Useful addresses Appendix III. Useful charts and figures Supplement. Planning a training curriculum for district laboratory personnel Index. Printed Pages: 462 with 88 line figures, 58 halftones, 57 plates, and 7 tables. 033199

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2 Monica Cheesbrough
District Laboratory Practice in Tropical Countries: Part 2 (Second Edition)
Cambridge University Press; New Delhi, India; 2009; 0521135141 / 9780521135146; Second Edition; Paperback; New; 
This new edition includes an update on HIV disease/AIDS, recently developed HIV rapid tests to diagnose HIV infection and screen donor blood, and current information on antiretroviral drugs and the laboratory monitoring of antiretroviral therapy. Information on the epidemiology and laboratory investigation of other pathogens has also been brought up to date. Several new, rapid, simple to perform immunochromatographic tests to assist in the diagnosis of infectious diseases are described, including those for brucellosis, cholera, dengue, leptospirosis, syphilis and hepatitis. Recently developed lgM antibody tests to investigate typhoid fever are also described. The new classification of salmonellae has been introduced. Details of manufacturers and suppliers now include website information and e-mail addresses. The haematology and blood transfusion chapters have been updated, including a review of haemoglobin measurement methods in consideration of the high prevalence of anaemia in developing countries. Contents Preface 7. Microbiological tests 7.1 Microbiology practice and quality assurance in district laboratories 7.2 Features and classification of micro-organisms of medical importance 7.3 Microscopical techniques used in microbiology 7.4 Culturing bacterial pathogens 7.5 Biochemical tests to identify bacteria 7.6 Examination of sputum 7.7 Examination of throat and mouth specimens 7.8 Examination of pus, ulcer material and skin specimens 7.9 Examination of effusions 7.10 Examination of urogenital specimens 7.11 Examination of faecal specimens 7.12 Examination of urine 7.13 Examination of cerebrospinal fluid (c.s.f.) 7.14 Culturing blood 7.15 Examination of semen 7.16 Antimicrobial sensitivity testing 7.17 Water-related disease and testing of water supplies 7.18 Summary of the clinical and laboratory features of micro-organisms Colour plate section 8. Haematological tests 8.1 Haematology in district laboratories and quality assurance 8.2 Functions of blood, haematopoiesis and blood disorders 8.3 Collection of blood 8.4 Measurement of haemoglobin 8.5 PCV and red cell indices 8.6 Counting white cells and platelets 8.7 Blood films 8.8 Erythrocyte sedimentation rate 8.9 Reticulocyte count. Methaemoglobin reduction test 8.10 Investigation of sickle cell disease 8.11 Investigation of bleeding disorders 9. Blood transfusion tests 9.1 Blood transfusion services at district level and quality assurance 9.2 Blood donation and storage of blood 9.3 Blood grouping 9.4 Compatibility testing recommended books Appendix I. Preparation of reagents and culture media Appendix II. Useful addresses Index. Printed Pages: 440 with 8 line figures, 93 halftones, and 37 tables. 033200

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