The main purpose of this Manual is to provide useful guidelines for the selection of pathology tests and to facilitate interpretation of results.
Contains a comprehensive listing of all genes from the Human Gene Nomenclature Committee (HGNC) database alongside laboratories and tests available in the country.
A manual for the process of macroscopic dissection in Anatomical Pathology laboratories.
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Fetal hydrops may result from many disease processes. A detailed autopsy is required to define the cause and may include diagnostic imaging; Virus detection, culture; bacterial culture; Direct antiglobulin test; Cytogenetics - prenatal and fetal and Molecular genetics.
Chromosomal abnormalities, especially
Severe fetal anaemia, especially
A complication of severe Rhesus haemolytic disease (Rh erythroblastosis) that is, fetal haemolysis due to maternal anti-D; now rarely seen.
A lethal form of alpha thalassaemia, mainly seen in SE Asians.
Full blood count, Haemoglobin electrophoresis, Molecular genetics - genetic disorders on fetus.
Full blood count, Haemoglobin electrophoresis, Molecular genetics - genetic disorders on both parents.
Full blood count (fetus), Haemoglobin F, Kleihauer test on mother.
Fetal infections, especially
See Congenital infection.
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The RCPA is the leading organisation representing Pathologists and Senior Scientists in Australasia.
Its mission is to train and support pathologists and senior scientists and to improve the use of pathology testing to achieve better healthcare.
The annual scientific meeting for the RCPA which covers the scientific disciplines of Anatomical, Chemical, Forensic, Genetic, General, Haematology, Immunopathology and Microbiology.
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