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Basic and Advanced Laboratory Techniques in Histopathology and Cytology


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxv
  2. Basic Laboratory Techniques in Histopathology Laboratory

  3. Basic Laboratory Techniques in Cytology Laboratory

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 119-119
    2. Pranab Dey
      Pages 133-138
  4. Advanced Techniques in Histology and Cytology Laboratories

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 147-147

About this book


This book provides detailed information on basic and advanced laboratory techniques in histopathology and cytology. It discusses the principles of and offers clear guidance on all routine and special laboratory techniques. In addition, it covers various advanced laboratory techniques, such as immunocytochemistry, flow cytometry, liquid based cytology, polymerase chain reaction, tissue microarray, and molecular technology. Further, the book includes numerous color illustrations, tables and boxes to familiarize the reader with the work of a pathology laboratory.


The book is mainly intended for postgraduate students and fellows in pathology as well as practicing pathologists. The book is also relevant for all the laboratory technicians and students of laboratory technology.


Laboratory techniques Special stains in pathology Laboratory pathology Quality control in histopathology and cytology Advanced laboratory techniques

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Cytology and Gynecologic PathologyPost Graduate Institute of Medical Education and ResearchChandigarhIndia

About the authors

Dr. Pranab Dey is a professor at the department of cytology and gynecologic pathology at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh. Professor Dey completed his MBBS at R. G. Kar Medical College and Hospital, Calcutta, M.D. (Pathology) at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh and his FRCPath (Cytopathology) at the Royal College of Pathologists, London. Professor Dey has conducted several research projects and has pioneered work on DNA flow cytometry, image morphometry, mono-layered cytology and cytomorphologic findings in various lesions in cytology smears. He has written numerous publications and is a member of various societies.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Basic and Advanced Laboratory Techniques in Histopathology and Cytology
  • Authors Pranab Dey
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-981-10-8251-1
  • Softcover ISBN 978-981-13-4101-4
  • eBook ISBN 978-981-10-8252-8
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XXV, 275
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 174 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Pathology
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