Hematology, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Small Animal Practice

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Current, important information on hematology for all small animal practitioners! Topics will include in-clinic automated hematology analyzers, quality control recommendations for point-of-care hematology analyzers, bone marrow aspiration and biopsy: indications, technique and evaluation, coombs testing and its diagnostic significance, principles and application of flow cytometry and cell sorting, hemolytic anemia due to erythrocyte enzymes deficiencies, role of hepcidin in iron metabolism and potential ...

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Overview

Current, important information on hematology for all small animal practitioners! Topics will include in-clinic automated hematology analyzers, quality control recommendations for point-of-care hematology analyzers, bone marrow aspiration and biopsy: indications, technique and evaluation, coombs testing and its diagnostic significance, principles and application of flow cytometry and cell sorting, hemolytic anemia due to erythrocyte enzymes deficiencies, role of hepcidin in iron metabolism and potential therapeutic applications, molecular diagnostic testing to identify hematologic malignancies, BCR-ABL in CML, a signaling pathway of initiation and transformation with potentials for targeted therapy, understanding the cause and consequences of neutropenia, hematologic abnormalities in the companion animal cancer patient, neutrophil function testing and application, application of thromboelastography to detect and monitor coagulopathies, evaluation and clinical application of platelet function testing, pathogenesis and most useful test for diagnosing and monitoring disseminated intravascular coagulation, and more!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781455739561
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 2/11/2012
  • Series: The Clinics: Veterinary Medicine
  • Pages: 217
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Dept. of Comparative Pathobiology, Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine, West Lafayette, IN

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Table of Contents

Preface: Hematology Joanne B. Messick xi

Automated In-Clinic Hematology Instruments for Small Animal Practitioners: What is Available, What Can They Really Do, and How Do I Make a Choice? Elizabeth G. Welles 1

Quality Management Recommendations for Automated and Manual In-House Hematology of Domestic Animals Bente Flatland Linda M. Vap 11

Bone Marrow Cytologic and Histologic Biopsies: Indications, Technique, and Evaluation Rose E. Raskin Joanne B. Messick 23

Coombs' Testing and Its Diagnostic Significance in Dogs and Cats K. Jane Wardrop 43

Principles and Applications of Flow Cytometry and Cell Sorting in Companion Animal Medicine Melinda J. Wilkerson 53

Hemolytic Anemia in Dogs and Cats Due to Erythrocyte Enzyme Deficiencies Jennifer L. Owen John W. Harvey 73

Role of Hepcidin in Iron Metabolism and Potential Clinical Applications Carolyn N. Grimes Luca Giori Michael M. Fry 85

Molecular Diagnostics of Hematologic Malignancies in Small Animals Anne C. Avery 97

Neutropenia in Dogs and Cats: Causes and Consequences Amy N. Schnelle Anne M. Barger 111

Hematologic Abnormalities in the Small Animal Cancer Patient Michael O. Childress 123

Neutrophil Function in Small Animals Shannon Jones Hostetter 157

Evaluation and Clinical Application of Platelet Function Testing in Small Animal Practice Pete W. Christopherson Elizabeth A. Spangler Mary K. Boudreaux 173

Laboratory Diagnosis of Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation in Dogs and Cats: The Past, the Present, and the Future Tracy Stokol 189

Index 203

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