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Immunofluorescence in Clinical Immunology

A Primer and Atlas

  • Wulf B. Storch

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVI
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  3. Wulf B. Storch
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  5. Back Matter
    Pages 197-231

About this book

Introduction

Immunofluorescence, a suitable laboratory method for the microscopic demonstration of antigens and antibodies in biological materials, useable, for example, to provide evidence for the pathogenesis of disease in histological or cytological preparations and for tumour cell differentiation. For this reason immunofluorescence has a decisive role as the method of choice for the diagnosis of auto-immune diseases. This primer on immunofluorescence techniques, which first appeared in 1979, is a richly illustrated handbook suitable for everyday practical work in the laboratory, useable as both an introduction to the subject as well as an atlas. In hardly any other area of medicine are there so many new findings to report. The second edition of this book is concerned not only with the detection methods which now form an essential and established part of diagnostic techniques, but also with the most recent research results such as the discovery of antibodies against Auerbach's plexus and against podocytes...

Keywords

Antigen Biologie Klinische Immunologie Laboratory Medizin biological materials diagnosis fluorescence

Authors and affiliations

  • Wulf B. Storch
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  1. 1.WeinheimGermany

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