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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.
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 Laboratory||p. 1|
|Renal function||p. 11|
|Introduction to Urinalysis||p. 29|
|Physical Examination of Urine||p. 41|
|Chemical Examination of Urine||p. 53|
|Microscopic Examination of Urine||p. 81|
|Quality Assessment and Management in the Urinalysis laboratory||p. 127|
|Renal Disease||p. 143|
|Urine Screening for Metabolic Disorders||p. 159|
|Cerebrospinal Fluid||p. 177|
|Synovial Fluid||p. 211|
|Serous Fluid||p. 221|
|Amniotic Fluid||p. 235|
|Fecal Analysis||p. 245|
|Appendix A||p. 259|
|Appendix B||p. 265|
|Answers to Case Studies and Clinical Situations||p. 261|
|Answers to Study Questions||p. 213|
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