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District Laboratory Practice in Tropical Countries

District Laboratory Practice in Tropical Countries
South Asian Edition

Part 1

2nd Edition

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  • Date Published: August 2006
  • availability: Temporarily unavailable - available from TBC
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521684583

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    • Describes appropriate technology to support district health care in tropical and developing countries
    • Emphasises how to provide and maintain a quality district laboratory service
    • Details safety, equipment selection, use and maintenance, good laboratory practice and training of district laboratory personnel
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    Review of District Laboratory Practice in Developing Countries Part 1: 'Clear and easily understood information is provided on the clinical biochemistry of laboratory analyses and the biology of parasites … The book is probably the most comprehensive source of information available today to those who work in or need to know about laboratory services in developing countries. It can be recommended as a basic document for laboratory technicians, technologists, and medical doctors at all levels …' Bulletin of the World Health Organization

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    Product details

    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: August 2006
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521684583
    • length: 184 pages
    • availability: Temporarily unavailable - available from TBC
  • Table of Contents

    1. Organization and staffing of district laboratory services
    2. Total quality management of district laboratory services
    3. Health and safety in district laboratories
    4. Equipping district laboratories
    5. Parasitological tests
    6. Clinical chemistry tests
    Appendix I. Preparation of reagents
    Appendix II. Useful addresses
    Appendix III. Useful charts and figures
    Supplement. Planning a training curriculum for district laboratory personnel

  • Author

    Monica Cheesbrough, Tropical Health Technology, Norfolk

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