[Skip to Navigation]
November 1960

Leitfaden der Mikroskopischen Technik.

Arch Intern Med. 1960;106(5):739. doi:10.1001/archinte.1960.03820050151022

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.


This small book, entitled A Manual of Microscopic Technics, covers the subject with brevity and clarity. The book contains brief but adequate sections on the basic principles of the light, dark field, phase, polarizing, steroscopic, fluorescence, and electronmicrocopies. It gives accounts of photomicrography, microprojection, and the preparation and staining of tissues for microscopic examination, including many of the special histological staining methods. Histochemistry and cytochemistry are not included. A special chapter considers methods of examining blood and bone marrow preparations. An especially useful feature is the presentation of most of the histological methods in the form of tables and schemas. All this the authors accomplish in 218 pages!

Obviously the authors are not able in such a small compass to give the wealth of detail that has accumulated in all these areas. Persons interested in this will have to consult the standard monographs are these subjects. But for a quick

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
Add or change institution