Handbook of Practical Immunohistochemistry

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Fan Lin
  • Jeffrey Prichard

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Fan Lin, Jianhui Shi
    Pages 17-30
  3. Jeffrey Prichard, Angela K. Bitting
    Pages 31-38
  4. Fan Lin, Jeffrey Prichard, Angela K. Bitting, Jianhui Shi, Haiyan Liu, Myra L. Wilkerson et al.
    Pages 39-56
  5. Ole Feldballe Rasmussen, Lars Rudbeck
    Pages 57-67
  6. Weimin Zhu, Aihua Li, Taiying Chen
    Pages 77-84
  7. Myra L. Wilkerson, Stephen M. Hewitt
    Pages 105-117
  8. Fan Lin, Haiyan Liu
    Pages 119-163
  9. Steven C. Meschter, Jan F. Silverman
    Pages 165-182
  10. Haiyan Liu
    Pages 183-215
  11. Jeffrey Prichard, David G. Hicks, M. Elizabeth H. Hammond
    Pages 217-233
  12. Syed A. Jaffar Kazmi, Hope Hueizhi Wu, Conrad Schuerch
    Pages 235-253
  13. Haiyan Liu, Myra L. Wilkerson, Fan Lin
    Pages 255-285
  14. Conrad Schuerch, Shaobo Zhu
    Pages 287-311
  15. Kai Zhang, Hongbing Deng, Philip T. Cagle
    Pages 313-341
  16. Hanna G. Kaspar, Christopher P. Crum
    Pages 343-369
  17. Jeffrey Prichard, Hanna G. Kaspar
    Pages 371-395
  18. Haiyan Liu, Fan Lin, Qihui “Jim” Zhai
    Pages 397-420
  19. Myra L. Wilkerson, Liang Cheng
    Pages 421-437
  20. Fan Lin, Ximing J. Yang
    Pages 439-463
  21. Myra L. Wilkerson, Liang Cheng
    Pages 465-480
  22. Fan Lin, Hanlin L. Wang
    Pages 481-502
  23. Zongming E. Chen, Jeffrey Prichard, Fan Lin
    Pages 503-523
  24. Jinhong Li, Fan Lin
    Pages 525-541
  25. Zongming E. Chen, Jinhong Li, Fan Lin
    Pages 543-555
  26. Shaobo Zhu, Markku M. Miettinen, George Lin
    Pages 557-589
  27. Xiaohong (Mary) Zhang, Nadine S. Aguilera
    Pages 591-628
  28. R. Patrick Dorion, Xiaohong (Mary) Zhang
    Pages 629-639
  29. Dirk M. Elston, Lawrence E. Gibson, Heinz Kutzner
    Pages 641-663
  30. Tammie Ferringer
    Pages 665-688
  31. Back Matter
    Pages 737-764

About this book


In a conceptually current, quick-reference, Question & Answer format, the second edition of Handbook of Practical Immunohistochemistry: Frequently Asked Questions continues to provide a comprehensive and yet concise state-of-the-art overview of the major issues specific to the field of immunohistochemistry. With links to the authors Immunohistochemical Laboratory website, this volume creates a current and up-to-date information system on immunohistochemistry. This includes access to tissue microarrays (TMA) of over 10,000 tumors and normal tissue to validate common diagnostic panels and provide the best reproducible data for diagnostic purposes.


Fully revised and updated from the first edition, the new features of the second edition include over 200 additional questions or revised questions with an IHC panel to answer each question; over 250 new color photos and illustrations; over 20 new useful biomarkers; hundreds of new references; several new chapters to cover phosphoproteins, rabbit monoclonal antibodies, multiplex IHC stains, overview of predictive biomarkers, and integration of IHC into molecular pathology; many new coauthors who are international experts in a related field; many updated IHC panels using Geisinger IHC data collected from over 10,000 tumors and normal tissues; and updated appendices containing detailed antibody information for both manual and automated staining procedures.


Comprehensive yet practical and concise, the Handbook of Practical Immunohistochemistry: Frequently Asked Questions, Second Edition will be of great value for surgical pathologists, pathology residents and fellows, cytopathologists, and cytotechnologists.

Editors and affiliations

  • Fan Lin
    • 1
  • Jeffrey Prichard
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratory MedicineGeisinger Health SystemDanvilleUSA
  2. 2.Laboratory MedicineGeisinger Medical CenterDanvilleUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-1577-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-1578-1
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