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Hematology Techniques and Concepts for Veterinary Technicianhematology Techniques and Concepts for Veterinary Technicianhematology Techniques and Conc / Edition 1
     

Hematology Techniques and Concepts for Veterinary Technicianhematology Techniques and Concepts for Veterinary Technicianhematology Techniques and Conc / Edition 1

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by Gregg L. Voigt
 

ISBN-10: 0813804914

ISBN-13: 9780813804910

Pub. Date: 06/28/2000

Publisher: Wiley

The veterinary technician who performs a hematologic examination is often the only one who sees and handles the patient's blood. To produce accurate test results- ones that will yield invaluable diagnostic information- the technician must not only be able to run the tests by must understand why they are being performed.

Hematology Techniques and Concepts for

Overview

The veterinary technician who performs a hematologic examination is often the only one who sees and handles the patient's blood. To produce accurate test results- ones that will yield invaluable diagnostic information- the technician must not only be able to run the tests by must understand why they are being performed.

Hematology Techniques and Concepts for Veterinary Technicians introduces:

* The basics of blood composition, with detailed descriptions of red and white cell blood morphology and function;

* The sites of formation and distribution of the cellular elements within the body and how these can be altered under physiologic and pathologic conditions;

* Step-by-step procedures for numerous common laboratory tests and basic information on the significance of the results;

* The immune system, to help technicians understand the interrelationships of leukocytes, the major cells involved in an immune response;

* Specialized tests, such as the collection, handling, and examination of bone marrow and cytology samples. The easy-to-follow format includes color plates and illustrations as well as tables of reference values to be used by veterinary technology students as guides for their own test results.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813804910
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/28/2000
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
139
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction to the Haematology Laboratory; Blood Composition; Blood Volume and Effects of Blood Loss; Blood Collection and Handling; Blood Smears and Staining; Routine Haematology Laboratory Tests; Leukocyte Cell Types and Functions; Introduction to the Immune System; Erythrocite Form, Function, and Indices; Erythrocite Abnormalities; Anemias and Polycythemias; Hemostasis and Coagulation; Hematopoiesis and Bone Marrow Examination; Collection and Handling of Cytology Samples.

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Hematology Techniques and Concepts for Veterinary Technicianhematology Techniques and Concepts for Veterinary Technicianhematology Techniques and Conc 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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I read this book in just a few hours. It is very easy to follow, understand, and would be an asset to any Veterinary Clinic.