Diagnostic Pathology: Infectious Diseases takes a comprehensive look at infectious diseases, their anatomic manifestations, and how to ensure a complete and accurate sign out at the microscope. A user-friendly chapter landscape and thousands of high-quality images combine to make this medical reference book a key companion for the general surgical pathologist or resident in training.
- Comprehensive discussions on how to sign out cases. - Formatted into sections by organism type (Virus, Bacteria, Fungi, and Parasite), and further divided by those that can be diagnosed on histological appearance. - Species-specific pathologies for finding "zebra" cases. Essential information is listed in a bulleted format with numerous high-quality images to facilitate learning. - "Key Facts" highlight the quick criteria needed for diagnosis or adequacy evaluation at the time of a procedure. - Features clear pictures of diagnostic forms, ancillary diagnostic tools, including microbiology and molecular diagnostics, pathological reaction patterns expected for given organisms, and important common and uncommon pathogens. - Explains when and when not to use molecular diagnostics, and discusses histological limitations and how to address them at sign out. - Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, references, and videos from the book on a variety of devices.