Testis

May 16, 2021 by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE Comments Off on Testis

Testis THE UNREMARKABLE TESTIS ANATOMY AND HISTOLOGY The testicles are paired organs that normally descend into the scrotum, attached to the spermatic cord. Their embryologic development begins high in the…

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Bladder

May 16, 2021 by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE Comments Off on Bladder

Bladder THE UNREMARKABLE AND NONNEOPLASTIC BLADDER ANATOMY AND HISTOLOGY The urinary bladder is a hollow viscus situated in the deep pelvis, which can expand to hold up to 500 mL…

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Prostate

May 16, 2021 by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE Comments Off on Prostate

Prostate THE UNREMARKABLE AND NONNEOPLASTIC PROSTATE ANATOMY AND HISTOLOGY Since both resection specimens and needle biopsy samples from the prostate are common in surgical pathology practice, some knowledge of anatomy…

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Antimicrobial Surfaces

May 9, 2021 by in MICROBIOLOGY Comments Off on Antimicrobial Surfaces

Antimicrobial Surfaces Nicola J. Irwin Colin P. McCoy Matthew P. Wylie Sean P. Gorman Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) constitute a major challenge for hospitals worldwide and pose a significant risk to…

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Prions

May 9, 2021 by in MICROBIOLOGY Comments Off on Prions

Prions Kurt Giles Amanda L. Woerman Stanley B. Prusiner Prions pose unique biosafety challenges. They possess an unusual resistance to inactivation, and quantifying prion infectivity can be time-consuming and expensive….

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Biofilm and Biofilm Control

May 9, 2021 by in MICROBIOLOGY Comments Off on Biofilm and Biofilm Control

Biofilm and Biofilm Control Joey S. Lockhart Andre G. Buret Douglas W. Morck Microbial biofilms are ubiquitous, naturally occurring aggregates of microorganisms that are among the most successful life forms…

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