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DIAGNOSTIC PATHOLOGY: INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Informazioni aggiuntive

Publisher

Elsevier

Year of Publishing

February 2024

Number of pages

540

ISBN

978-0-443-12477-8

Format

Hardcover + Digital: online access

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COD: 1651 Categoria: Tag: Product ID: 20238

Descrizione

This expert volume in the Diagnostic Pathology series is an excellent point-of-care resource for practitioners at all levels of experience and training. Covering all aspects of infectious diseases, including novel infections and lesser-known microorganisms, this volume incorporates the most recent scientific and technical knowledge in the field to provide a comprehensive overview of all key issues relevant to today’s practice. Richly illustrated and easy to use, the third edition of Diagnostic Pathology: Infectious Diseases is a visually stunning, one-stop resource for every practicing pathologist, resident, student, or fellow as an ideal day-to-day reference or as a reliable training resource.

New to this edition:

Expanded text throughout the 3rd edition, including Expanded introductory section with -Updated biosafety chapter (issues in frozen section room, gross room, and at autopsy)-Novel/emerging diagnostic techniques (whole slide imaging with AI; mass spec imaging, metagenomic next gen sequencing-Chapters on most >> least common infections of CNS, head & neck, skin/soft tissue, pulmonary, cardiac, GI, GU, and GYN systems plus best approach for diagnostic work upNew or split/expanded existing chapters for specific infections, including-COVID-19: acute and post-acute infections, variants of concern, effect on all organ systems-Monkeypox-Separate Burili ulcer (Mycobacterium ulcerans infection)-Separate Burili ulcer (Mycobacterium ulcerans infection)4 NEW additional nematode chapters3 NEW additional trematode chapters2 NEW additional cestode chapters Additional NEW fungal chapters which include culture plate, lactophenol blue, and cytology images for eachNEW detailed tick identification chapter

  • Covers all areas of infectious disease pathology, with chapters on the most to least common infections of the central nervous system, head and neck, and skin/soft tissue, as well as on the pulmonary, cardiac, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and gynecologic systems
  • Includes new chapters on COVID-19 and Mpox; eight new helminth chapters; additional new fungal chapters; a new, detailed tick identification chapter; an updated biosafety chapter; and more
  • Contains significantly updated information throughout, including new content on artificial intelligence, whole-slide and mass spectrometry imaging, and metagenomic next-generation sequencing
  • Discusses the best approach for diagnostic work-up and addresses the challenges in maximizing diagnostic yield while avoiding misinterpretation of results that could lead to false positives
  • Details the increasing use of molecular diagnostics in infectious disease pathology
  • Provides updates on taxonomy and nomenclature across all classes of infectious microorganisms (bacteria, fungi, parasites, viruses) along with new genomic data
  • Features more than 1,400 images, including histology and gross pathology images, full-color medical illustrations, clinical photographs, and radiology images to help practicing and in-training pathologists reach a confident diagnosis
  • Employs consistently templated chapters, bulleted content, key facts, a variety of tables, annotated images, pertinent references, and an extensive index for quick, expert reference at the point of care
  • Includes an eBook version?that enables you to access all text, figures, and references, with the ability to search, customize your content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud