Molecular Diagnostics : For the Clinical Laboratorian

Taking advantage of the many major advances that have occurred since their groundbreaking first edition was published, William B. Coleman and Gregory J. Tsongalis have updated and expanded their highly praised tutorial guide to molecular diagnostic techniques to include not only improved traditional...

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Other Authors: Coleman, William B. (Editor), Tsongalis, Gregory J. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Totowa, NJ Humana Press 2005, 2005
Edition:2nd ed. 2005
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Standards and Standardization of Molecular Diagnostics
  • Laboratory-Developed Tests in Molecular Diagnostics
  • Applications of Molecular Diagnostics for Genetic Diseases
  • An Overview of Molecular Genetics
  • Genetic Basis of Neurologic and Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Molecular Mechanisms of Endocrine Disorders
  • Molecular Pathogenesis of Cardiovascular Disease
  • Molecular Diagnostics in Coagulation
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Prenatal Genotyping for Identification of Fetuses at Risk for Immune Cytopenic Disorders
  • Personalized Medicine
  • Applications of Molecular Diagnostics for Human Cancers
  • Molecular Pathogenesis of Human Cancer
  • Application of Molecular Diagnostics to Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer
  • Molecular Genetic Applications to the Diagnosis of Lymphoma
  • Molecular Genetic Abnormalities in Acute and Chronic Leukemias
  • Applications of Molecular Diagnostics for Infectious Diseases
  • Molecular Testing for Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae
  • An Historical Perspective on the Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory
  • Basic Molecular Biology
  • An Overview of Nucleic Acid Chemistry, Structure, and Function
  • Extraction of Nucleic Acids
  • Nucleic Acid Blotting Techniques
  • The Polymerase Chain Reaction
  • Bioinformatics
  • Molecular Diagnostic Technologies
  • PCR-Based Methods for Mutation Detection
  • Alternative Methods for Amplified Nucleic Acid Testing
  • Electrophoretic Methods for Mutation Detection and DNA Sequencing
  • Single-Nucleotide Polymorphisms
  • Microarray Approaches to Gene Expression Analysis
  • Methods for Analysis of DNA Methylation
  • Other Clinical Diagnostic Technologies
  • Flow Cytometry
  • Medical Cytogenetics
  • Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Laser Capture Microdissection
  • Quality Assurance in the Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory
  • Framework for Quality Assurance in Molecular Diagnostics
  • Verification of Molecular Assays
  • Human Papillomavirus
  • Molecular Diagnostics for HIV-1
  • Hepatitis C
  • Cytomegalovirus
  • Applications of Molecular Diagnostics for Identity-Based Testing
  • HLA Typing Using Molecular Methods
  • Molecular Analysis for Forensic Casework and Parentage Testing
  • Molecular Assessment of Bone Marrow Transplant Engraftment
  • Use of DNA-Based Identity Testing for Specimen Identification
  • Issues for the Clinical Molecular Pathology Laboratory
  • Genetic Counseling Considerations in Molecular Diagnosis
  • Ethical, Social, and Legal Issues Related to Molecular Genetic Testing