Color Atlas of Body Fluids: An Illustrated Field Guide Based on Proficiency Testing - PUB216
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Katherine A. Galagan, MD, FCAP
David Blomberg, MD, FCAP
P. Joanne Cornbleet, MD, PhD, FCAP
Eric F. Glassy, MD, FCAP

This lavishly illustrated color atlas from the CAP Hematology and Clinical Microscopy Resource Committee is a comprehensive reference based on more than 20 years of proficiency testing in body fluids. Along with an overview of cytology and technical considerations, contents include the anatomy and formation, as well as the collection and preparation, of:

  • Cerebrospinal fluid
  • Pleural, peritoneal, and pericardial fluids
  • Synovial fluid

Color Atlas of Body Fluids contains numerous photographic examples along with brief write-ups to highlight the most important features of various cell types, including:

  • Erythroid series
  • Lymphoid series
  • Myeloid series
  • Mononuclear-phagocytic series
  • Lining cells
  • Miscellaneous cells

Additional features include:

  • Crystals, microorganisms, and miscellaneous findings
  • Detailed “A Closer Look At…” sections focusing on numerous relevant topics
  • A unique section on distinguishing malignant from reactive cells

Contents (PDF, 27 K)
Sample pages (PDF, 78.5 K)

Hardcover; 370 pages; 650+ photomicrographs, figures, and tables; 2006
ISBN: 0-930304-91-8

Non-Member Price:   $150.00  
Member Price:  $120.00