Tietz Fundamentals of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics

Tietz Fundamentals of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics, 7th Edition

Tietz Fundamentals of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics, 7th Edition,Carl Burtis,David Bruns,ISBN9781455741656





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A condensed, student-friendly version of Tietz Textbook of Clinical Chemistry, this text uses a laboratory perspective to provide you with the chemistry fundamentals you need to work in a real-world, clinical lab. Accurate chemical structures are included to explain the key chemical features of relevant molecules. Offering complete, accurate coverage of key topics in the field, it’s everything that you expect from the Tietz name!

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Key Features

  • Authoritative, respected author team consists of two well-known experts in the clinical chemistry world.
  • Coverage of analytical techniques and instrumentation includes optical techniques, electrochemistry, electrophoresis, chromatography, mass spectrometry, enzymology, immunochemical techniques, microchips, automation, and point of care testing.
  • Learning objectives begin each chapter, providing measurable outcomes to achieve after completing the material.
  • Key words are listed and defined at the beginning of each chapter, and bolded in the text.
  • A glossary at the end of the book makes it quick and easy to look up definitions of key terms.
  • More than 500 illustrations plus easy-to-read tables help you understand and remember key concepts.

Carl Burtis


Affiliations and Expertise

Health Services Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, and Clinical Professor of Pathology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT

David Bruns


Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Pathology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Director of Clinical Chemistry and Associate Director of Molecular Diagnostics, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, and Former Editor, Clinical Chemistry, Washington, DC

Tietz Fundamentals of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics, 7th Edition

1. Clinical Chemistry, Molecular Diagnostics, and Laboratory Medicine
2. Selection and Analytical Evaluation of Methods — With Statistical Techniques
3. Clinical Evaluation of Methods 
4. Evidence-Based Laboratory Medicine
5. Establishment and Use of Reference Values
6. Specimen Collection, Processing, and Other Preanalytical Variables
7. Quality Management
8. Principles of Basic Techniques and Laboratory Safety
9. Optical Techniques 
10. Electrochemistry and Chemical Sensors 
11. Electrophoresis 
12. Chromatography 
13. Mass Spectrometry 
14. Enzyme and Rate Analyses 
15. Immunochemical Techniques 
16 Automation
17. Point-of-Care Instrumentation 
18. Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins 
19. Serum Enzymes
20. Tumor Markers and Cancer Genes
21. Kidney Function Tests — Creatinine, GFR, Urea, and Uric Acid
22. Carbohydrates 
23. Lipids, Lipoproteins, Apolipoproteins, and Other Cardiac Risk Factors
24. Electrolytes and Blood Gases 
25. Hormones
26.  Catecholamines and Serotonin
27.  Vitamins, Trace Elements, Nutritional Assessment
28. Hemoglobin, Iron, and Bilirubin 
29. Porphyrins and Porphyrias 
30. Therapeutic Drugs and Their Management
31. Clinical Toxicology 
32.  Toxic Metals
33. Diabetes
34.  Cardiovascular Disease
35.  Kidney Disease 
36.  Physiology and Disorders of Water, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Metabolism
37.  Liver Disease 
38.  Gastrointestinal and Pancreatic Diseases  
39.  Disorders of Bone and Mineral Metabolism
40.  Disorders of the Pituitary Gland
41.  Disorders of the Adrenal Cortex 
42.  Thyroid Disorders
43.  Reproduction-Related Disorders 
44.  Pregnancy and Prenatal Testing 
45.  Newborn Screening and Inborn Errors of Metabolism
46. Pharmacogenetics
47. Principles of Molecular Biology 
48. Nucleic Acid Techniques and Applications
49. Genomes and Nucleic Acid Alterations
50. Reference Information for the Clinical Laboratory
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