District Laboratory Practice in Tropical Countries Part 2

District Laboratory Practice in Tropical Countries


Author:
Monica Cheesbrough
Published in: Cambridge University Press
Release Year: 2006
ISBN: 978-0-511-34842-6
Pages: 442
Edition: Second edition
File Size: 7 MB
File Type: pdf
Language: English



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Content of District Laboratory Practice in Tropical Countries



Chapter 7 Microbiological tests
7.1 Microbiology practice and quality assurance in district laboratories  Pages 1–9
7.2 Features and classification of microorganisms of medical importance  9–35
7.3 Microscopical techniques used in microbiology  35–45
7.4 Culturing bacterial pathogens 45–62
7.5 Biochemical tests to identify bacteria 62–70
7.6 Examination of sputum 71–76
7.7 Examination of throat and mouth specimens 76–79
7.8 Examination of pus, ulcer material and skin specimens 80–85
7.9 Examination of effusions 85–90
7.10 Examination of urogenital specimens 90–97
7.11 Examination of fecal specimens 97–105
7.12 Examination of urine 105–115
7.13 Examination of cerebrospinal fluid (c.s.f.) 116–124
7.14 Culturing blood 124–130
7.15 Examination of semen 130–132
7.16 Antimicrobial susceptibility testing 132–143
7.17 Water-related diseases and testing of water supplies 143–157
7.18 Summary of the clinical and laboratory features of microorganisms

Bacterial pathogens 157–234
Fungal pathogens 234–247
Viral pathogens 248–266
COLOUR SECTION  between p. 266 and p. 267

Chapter 8 Haematological tests
8.1 Haematology in district laboratories and quality assurance 268–271
8.2 Functions of blood, hematopoiesis and blood disorders 271–295
8.3 Collection of blood 295–299
8.4 Measurement of hemoglobin 299–309
8.5 PCV and red cell indices 309–313
8.6 Counting white cells and platelets 313–319
8.7 Blood films 319–329
8.8 Erythrocyte sedimentation rate of 329–331
8.9 Reticulocyte count. Methaemoglobin reduction test 331–334
8.10 Investigation of sickle cell disease 334–340
8.11 Investigation of bleeding disorders 340–347

Chapter 9 Blood transfusion tests
9.1 Blood transfusion services at the district level and quality assurance 348–351
9.2 Blood donation and storage of blood 352–361
9.3 Blood grouping 362–369
9.4 Compatibility testing 369–378
Recommended Books 379
Details of Part 1 380

Appendix I
Preparation of reagents and culture media 382–407
Appendix II
Useful addresses 410–416
Index. 417–434
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