Fundamentals of Veterinary Clinical Pathology / Edition 2

Fundamentals of Veterinary Clinical Pathology / Edition 2

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by Steven L. Stockham, Michael A. Scott
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813800765

ISBN-13: 9780813800769

Pub. Date: 05/27/2008

Publisher: Wiley

Fundamentals of Veterinary Clinical Pathology, Second Edition provides: -In depth information about common laboratory testing procedures that are used to evaluate animals, including what assays measure and what results indicate about the physiologic and pathophysiologic processes that may be occurring -Explanations of the pathogeneses of abnormalities -Examples

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Fundamentals of Veterinary Clinical Pathology, Second Edition provides: -In depth information about common laboratory testing procedures that are used to evaluate animals, including what assays measure and what results indicate about the physiologic and pathophysiologic processes that may be occurring -Explanations of the pathogeneses of abnormalities -Examples of clinical laboratory data and interpretations -Photomicrographs of cells and structures in blood and urine that are of clinical or diagnostic significance-Extensive references Fundamentals of Veterinary Clinical Pathology, Second Edition provides:-In depth information about common laboratory testing procedures that are used to evaluate animals, including what assays measure and what results indicate about the physiologic and pathophysiologic processes that may be occurring-Explanations of the pathogeneses of abnormalities -Examples of clinical laboratory data and interpretations-Photomicrographs of cells and structures in blood and urine that are of clinical or diagnostic significance-Extensive references This book provides in depth information about common laboratory testing procedures that are used to evaluate animals, including what assays measure and what results indicate about the physiologic, pathologic and analytical conditions or disorders that may be occurring. Whenever possible, diseases and conditions are grouped by common mechanisms or processes to promote a conceptual understanding of laboratory data that can be generally applied across many species.New to the second edition are additional disorders, diagnostic tests, illustrations, references and pathophysiological explanations. This text has proven invaluable to students and veterinarians wanting a fundamental understanding of veterinary clinical pathology

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813800769
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/27/2008
Series:
Wiley Desktop Editions Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
920
Sales rank:
889,669
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Acknowledgments ix

1 Introductory Concepts 3

2 Leukocytes 53

3 Erythrocytes 107

4 Platelets 223

5 Hemostasis 259

6 Bone Marrow and Lymph Node 323

7 Proteins 369

8 Urinary System 415

9 Monovalent Electrolytes and Osmolality 495

10 Blood Gases, Blood pH, and Strong Ion Difference 559

11 Calcium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, and Their Regulatory Hormones 593

12 Enzymes 639

13 Liver Function 675

14 Glucose, Ketoamines, and Related Regulatory Hormones 707

15 Exocrine Pancreas and Intestine 739

16 Lipids 763

17 Thyroid Function 783

18 Adrenocortical Function 805

19 Cavitary Effusions 831

* Color plates between pages 494 and 495

Index 869

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