Diagnostic Cytology and Hematology of the Dog and Cat / Edition 3

Diagnostic Cytology and Hematology of the Dog and Cat / Edition 3

by Rick L. Cowell, Ronald D. Tyler, James H. Meinkoth, Dennis B. DeNicola
     
 

Long-trusted and respected in the field, Diagnostic Cytology and Hematology of the Dog and Cat, 3rd Edition is a complete resource for developing and enriching the knowledge and skills needed for clinical laboratory diagnostics. Detailed illustrations and descriptions of cytologic and hematologic samples enable you to diagnose both common and uncommon diseases in dogs… See more details below

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Long-trusted and respected in the field, Diagnostic Cytology and Hematology of the Dog and Cat, 3rd Edition is a complete resource for developing and enriching the knowledge and skills needed for clinical laboratory diagnostics. Detailed illustrations and descriptions of cytologic and hematologic samples enable you to diagnose both common and uncommon diseases in dogs and cats. This concise source of microscopic evaluation techniques and interpretation guidelines for organ tissue, blood, and other body fluid specimens provides you with a basic understanding of sample collection and specimen preparation. Plus, helpful and easier-to-understand algorithms are generously distributed throughout the text, providing clear, easy-to-follow guidelines for diagnosis and treatment.

  • Detailed instructions for in-house laboratory evaluation, as well as submission and transport of samples for commercial laboratory interpretation, are featured in tips and pitfalls throughout discussions on specimen preparation and diagnosis.
  • Easier-to-follow algorithms, additional tables, and a user-friendly format allow quick and easy access to the most relevant information needed in a cytologic diagnosis.

  • Over 1,000 high-quality illustrations help you identify normal versus abnormal cells, enabling you to make accurate diagnoses.
  • Four new chapters-Cell Types and Criteria of Malignancy, Selected Infectious Agents, Round Cell Tumors, and The Pancreas-present detailed information on these topics and how they relate to disease.
  • Highly-respected expert contributors share their expertise from both academia and commercial diagnostic laboratories to provide the best and most current information available.
  • The Lung and Intrathoracic Structures, The Gastrointestinal Tract, and Effusions: Abdominal, Thoracic, and Pericardial chapters have been expanded for more complete and up-to-date coverage of these important topics.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323034227
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/04/2008
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
8.82(w) x 11.05(h) x 0.96(d)

Table of Contents

1. Sample Collection and Preparation

2. Cell Types and Criteria of Malignancy

3. Selected Infectious Agents

4. Round Cell Tumors

5. Cutaneous and Subcutaneous Lesions

6. Subcutaneous Glandular Tissue: Mammary, Salivary, Thyroid, and Parathyroid

7. Nasal Exudates and Masses

8. The Oropharynx and Tonsils

9. The Eyes and Associated Structures

10. The External Ear Canal

11. The Lymph Nodes

12. Synovial Fluid Analysis

13. The Musculoskeletal System

14. Cerebrospinal Fluid Analysis

15. Effusions: Abdominal, Thoracic, and Pericardial

16. Transtracheal and Bronchoalveolar Washes

17. The Lung and Intrathoracic Structures

18. The Gastrointestinal Tract

19. The Pancreas

20. The Liver

21. The Spleen

22. The Kidneys

23. Examination of the Urinary Sediment

24. The Male Reproductive Tract: Prostate, Testes, and Semen

25. Vaginal Cytology

26. Peripheral Blood Smears

27. The Bone Marrow

Index

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