RE: immunohistochemistry books/
The book by Frieda Carson has a few pages on QA in IHC: Histotechnology, A
self-Instructional Text, 2nd edtition, ASCP Press 1997. p234-237.
From: Morken, Tim
Sent: Monday, March 10, 2003 8:56 AM
To: 'Donna Carlton'; 'firstname.lastname@example.org'
Subject: RE: immunohistochemistry books/
Obtaining, catloging and QA of controls for IHC is not covered very well in
any book I have seen. It is an ad hoc proposition done differently in every
lab. The CAP guidelines are a good starting point ((www.cap.org), but you
may get a better handle on the process by reading the following references:
"The Total Test Approach to Standardization of Immunohistochemistry", an
editorial by C.R. Taylor in Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine,
vol 124, p945-951, 2000.
This is expanded upon in chapter 16 "Standardization of Routine
Immunohistochemistry: Where to Begin?" p255-272, from the book: Antigen
Retrieval Techniques, Ed. Shan-Rong Shi, Jiang Gu and Clive R. Taylor, 2000,
Eaton Publishing, Natick, MA.
From: Donna Carlton [mailto:DCarlton@samhealth.org]
Sent: Friday, March 07, 2003 3:38 PM
Subject: immunohistochemistry books/
I was just wondering. I know that this has been addressed before, but I
would appreciate information on books for immuno. I have dabbs diagnostic
immunohistochemistry and Atlas of Diagnostic Immunohistopathology. I would
like a book, if possible covering how controls are obtained, cataloged and
I thank you for your help in advance!
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