Tietz Textbook of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics

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Elsevier/Saunders, 2012 - Medical - 2238 pages
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As the definitive reference for clinical chemistry, Tietz Textbook of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics, 5th Edition offers the most current and authoritative guidance on selecting, performing, and evaluating results of new and established laboratory tests. Up-to-date encyclopedic coverage details everything you need to know, including: analytical criteria for the medical usefulness of laboratory procedures; new approaches for establishing reference ranges; variables that affect tests and results; the impact of modern analytical tools on lab management and costs; and applications of statistical methods. In addition to updated content throughout, this two-color edition also features a new chapter on hemostasis and the latest advances in molecular diagnostics.



  • Section on Molecular Diagnostics and Genetics contains nine chapters that focus on emerging issues and techniques.
  • Highly-respected author team includes three editors who are well known in the clinical chemistry world.
  • Reference values in the appendix give you one location for comparing and evaluating test results.
  • Companion Evolve website includes appendix material and book references linked to PubMed.


  • NEW! Two-color design throughout highlights important features, illustrations, and content for a quick reference.
  • NEW! Chapter on hemostasis provides you with all the information you need to accurately conduct this type of clinical testing.
  • NEW! Six associate editors lend even more expertise and insight to the reference.
  • NEW! Reorganized chapters ensure that only the most current information is included.

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