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Urinalysis and Body Fluids



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This is the 5th edition with a publication date of 2/15/2008.

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This thoroughly updated 5th Edition provides you with concise and carefully structured full-color instruction in the handling and analysis of non-blood body fluids. You will learn how to handle and preserve the integrity of body fluid specimens and how to keep yourself and your laboratory safe from infectious agents! Practical, focused, and reader friendly, this popular text teaches the theoretical and practical knowledge every clinical laboratory scientist needs to handle and analyze non-blood body fluids, and to keep you and your laboratory safe from infectious agents. The 5th Edition has been completely updated to include all of the new information and new testing procedures that are important in this rapidly changing field. Case studies and clinical situations show how work in the classroom translates to work in the lab.

Author Biography

Marjorie Schaub Di Lorenzo is Adjunct Instructor with the Division of Laboratory Sciences in the Clinical Laboratory Science Program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Phlebotomy Program Coordinator for Health Professions at Nebraska Medical College, Omaha, Nebraska.

Table of Contents

Safety in the Clinical Laboratoryp. 1
Renal functionp. 11
Introduction to Urinalysisp. 29
Physical Examination of Urinep. 41
Chemical Examination of Urinep. 53
Microscopic Examination of Urinep. 81
Quality Assessment and Management in the Urinalysis laboratoryp. 127
Renal Diseasep. 143
Urine Screening for Metabolic Disordersp. 159
Cerebrospinal Fluidp. 177
Semenp. 199
Synovial Fluidp. 211
Serous Fluidp. 221
Amniotic Fluidp. 235
Fecal Analysisp. 245
Appendix Ap. 259
Appendix Bp. 265
Answers to Case Studies and Clinical Situationsp. 261
Answers to Study Questionsp. 213
Abbreviationsp. 277
Glossaryp. 279
Indexp. 285
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