Laposata, MD, PhD
McGraw Hill Medical
Expiration Date: 12/31/2023
Section A meets the Florida 1-hour requirements in administration/supervision, serology/immunology, microbiology, clinical chemistry, and hematology. For those certified by ASCP, this course provides 1 contact hour in laboratory management, 3 hours in serology/immunology, 2 hours in microbiology, 3 hours in clinical chemistry, and 3 hours in hematology.
Section B meets the Florida 1-hour requirements in immunohematology and blood bank donor processing, hematology, molecular pathology, and clinical chemistry. For those certified by ASCP, this course provides 2 contact hours in immunohematology and blood bank/donor processing, 2 hours in hematology, 2 hours in molecular pathology, and 6 hours in clinical chemistry.
Laposata’s Laboratory Medicine: Diagnosis of Disease in the Clinical Laboratory is a guide for medical students, clinical laboratory scientists, and healthcare professionals who want to keep abreast of the latest testing procedues. It covers the entire field of clinical pathology, presented in the context of various disease states and body systems.
Chapters begin with a brief description of the disorder followed by a discussion that includes tables detailing the laboratory evaluation of specific disorders. Although some of the material may be a review for practicing clinical laboratory personnel, the editors have expanded their discussion of laboratory areas to include the current role of molecular pathology in diagnosis and treatment of diseases.
Section A topics: Methods • Autoimmune Disorders Involving Connective Tissue and Immunodeficiency Diseases • Histocompatibility Testing and Transplantation • Infectious Diseases • Toxicology • Diseases of Infancy and Childhood • Blood Vessels • Heart • Diseases of RBCs • Bleeding and Thrombotic Disorders.
Section B topics: Transfusion Medicine • Diseases of White Blood Cells, Lymph Nodes, and Spleen • Respiratory System • GI Tract • Liver and Biliary Tract • Pancreatic Disorders • Kidney • Male Genital Tract • Female Genital System • Breast • Endocrine System.