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Author Name    Monica Cheesbrough

Title   District Laboratory Practice in Tropical Countries: Part 2 (Second Edition)

Binding   Paperback

Book Condition   New

Edition   Second Edition

Publisher   New Delhi, India Cambridge University Press 2009

ISBN    0521135141 / 9780521135146

Seller ID   033200

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.

District Laboratory Practice in Tropical Countries

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