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Cytopathology of Infectious Diseases

  • Liron Pantanowitz
  • Pam Michelow
  • Walid E. Khalbuss

Part of the Essentials in Cytopathology book series (EICP, volume 17)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Liron Pantanowitz, Pam Michelow
    Pages 1-3
  3. Pam Michelow, Tanvier Omar, Liron Pantanowitz
    Pages 5-12
  4. Sara E. Monaco, Walid E. Khalbuss, Liron Pantanowitz
    Pages 13-36
  5. Liron Pantanowitz, Gladwyn Leiman, Lynne S. Garcia
    Pages 37-84
  6. Liron Pantanowitz, R. Marshall Austin, Pam Michelow
    Pages 85-120
  7. Walid E. Khalbuss, Rodolfo Laucirica, Liron Pantanowitz
    Pages 121-159
  8. Robert M. Najarian, Helen H. Wang
    Pages 161-182
  9. Walid E. Khalbuss, Liron Pantanowitz, Anil V. Parwani
    Pages 183-203
  10. Walid E. Khalbuss, Pam Michelow, Sara E. Monaco, Liron Pantanowitz
    Pages 205-230
  11. Sara E. Monaco, Walid E. Khalbuss, Liron Pantanowitz
    Pages 231-256
  12. Pam Michelow, Walid E. Khalbuss, Liron Pantanowitz
    Pages 257-277
  13. Pam Michelow, Walid E. Khalbuss, Liron Pantanowitz
    Pages 279-298
  14. Pam Michelow, Sara E. Monaco, Liron Pantanowitz
    Pages 299-319
  15. Pam Michelow, Tanvier Omar, Liron Pantanowitz
    Pages 321-349
  16. Liron Pantanowitz, Robert A. Goulart, Rafael Martínez-Girón
    Pages 351-377
  17. Back Matter
    Pages 379-396

About this book

Introduction

The Essentials in Cytopathology book series fulfills the need for an easy-to-use and authoritative synopsis of site specific topics in cytopathology. These guide books fit into the lab coat pocket and are ideal for portability and quick reference. Each volume is heavily illustrated with a full color art program, while the text follows a user-friendly outline format.

Cytopathology of Infectious Diseases is the first book of its kind to focus entirely on the cytopathology of infectious diseases. It contains all of the pertinent information about the cytology of infectious diseases and microorganisms and will serve as an ideal handy reference. This unique volume covers the cytomorphology of various microorganisms and the host reactions they elicit, and also incorporates an update on advances in the field. Newly recognized infections such as the recent discovery of the Merkel Cell Polyomavirus (MCV) are included, as well as the utility of new immunostains (e.g. CM2B4 for MCV) and the role of molecular techniques that assist in the identification, classification and even quantification of microorganisms. Each chapter is succinctly written and concisely referenced with key published articles and resources. The volume includes practical pointers, useful diagnostic criteria, differential diagnoses and potential pitfalls. Many color images of high resolution that illustrate microorganisms (e.g. branching hyphae) and host reactions (e.g. viral cytopathic effect) are  included throughout. Relevant tables with diagrams that provide quick reference guides are incorporated.

Keywords

cytomorphology immunocompromised host immunostains viral cytopathic effect

Authors and affiliations

  • Liron Pantanowitz
    • 1
  • Pam Michelow
    • 2
  • Walid E. Khalbuss
    • 3
  1. 1., Department of PathologyUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical CenterPittsburghUSA
  2. 2., Department of Anatomical PathologyUniversity of Witwatersrand and NationalJohannesburgSouth Africa
  3. 3.Shadyside Hospital, Dept. PathologyUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical CenterPittsburghUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-0242-8
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-0241-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-0242-8
  • Series Print ISSN 1574-9053
  • Series Online ISSN 1574-9061
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