Pocket Guide to Gene Level Diagnostics in Clinical Practice is an abbreviated, pocket-size, quick-reference guide that provides a point-by-point synopsis of the vast wealth of information contained in CRC Handbook of Gene Level Diagnostics in Clinical Practice. All sections and subsections in the Pocket Guide are cross-referenced to corresponding pages in the Handbook. The book works well on its own as a quick reference, but also can be used in conjunction with the larger Handbook for detailed coverage and references to specific information.
Pocket Guide to Gene Level Diagnostics in Clinical Practice also includes extensive supplements featuring material not included in the Handbook. These are intended to provide an up-dated, practical source of information useful to anyone involved in molecular diagnostic research and/or service. Supplements are cross-referenced to the main text of the Pocket Guide, that complement and enhance the material covered.
Pocket Guide to Gene Level Diagnostics in Clinical Practice will be a handy reference for professionals and students in pathology, biotechnology, biology, and medicine.
Table of Contents
Parts: General Aspects of Gene Level Evaluation: Survey of Techniques and Applications. Gene Level Evaluation of Selected Disorders of the Heart, Lung, Gastrointestinal Tract and Tumors of the Head and Neck. Gene Level Evaluation of Selected Breast, Gynecologic and Urologic Tumors. Gene Level Evaluation of Selected Endocrine Disorders. Gene Level Evaluation of Selected Neurologic and Connective Tissue Disorders. Gene Level Evaluation of Infectious Diseases. Selected Methodological Aspects of Gene Level Evaluation in Hematology. Supplements: Commercial Sources of Molecular Biological Reagents and Diagnostics. Efforts of Professional Organizations. Selected Laboratories Offering Testing Services in Molecular Genetics and Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases at the Gene Level. Institutions Licensed by Roche Molecular Systems, Inc. to Perform Human Diagnostic Services by Polymerase Chain Reaction Technology. DNA Technology in Forensic Science.
"...a must-have for all medical professionals...a beautiful job of distilling a tremendous amount of literature into a very concise and readable text. I, for one, will make constant use of the pocket version."
Patricia D. Murphy, Ph.D.
Director of Laboratory Operations, Genica Pharmaceuticals Corporation