Veterinary Hematology and Clinical Chemistry / Edition 1

Veterinary Hematology and Clinical Chemistry / Edition 1

by Marya Anna Thrall, Martin J. Frettman, Dennis Denicola, Terry W. Campbell, Dale C. Baker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0683304151

ISBN-13: 9780683304152

Pub. Date: 01/28/2004

Publisher: Wiley

With in-house testing on both domestic and exotic animals becoming more commonplace, you need a reliable information source to help you perform diagnostic tests, view pertinent clinical pathology and accurately interpret the laboratory data, and select the most appropriate therapy.

Veterinary Hematology and Clinical Chemistry is that resource. Written by clinical

Overview

With in-house testing on both domestic and exotic animals becoming more commonplace, you need a reliable information source to help you perform diagnostic tests, view pertinent clinical pathology and accurately interpret the laboratory data, and select the most appropriate therapy.

Veterinary Hematology and Clinical Chemistry is that resource. Written by clinical pathologists at the forefront of veterinary medicine, this unique text provides must-know information on veterinary hematology and clinical chemistry. It's a clearly written distillation of modern laboratory methods that shows you how today's established and emerging tests are used to pinpoint a diagnosis -- from basic principles and laboratory techniques to critical interpretive guidance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780683304152
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Section 1General Principles of Laboratory Testing and Diagnosis
Chapter 1Laboratory Technology for Veterinary Medicine3
Chapter 2Sample Collection, Processing, and Analysis of Laboratory Service Options39
Chapter 3Perspectives in Data Interpretation45
Chapter 4Immunodiagnostics and Other Emerging Diagnostic Technologies55
Section 2Hematology of Common Domestic Species
Chapter 5Erythrocyte Morphology69
Chapter 6Classification of and Diagnostic Approach to Anemia83
Chapter 7Nonregenerative Anemia89
Chapter 8Regenerative Anemia95
Chapter 9Classification of and Diagnostic Approach to Polycythemia121
Chapter 10Introduction to Leukocytes and the Leukogram125
Chapter 11Neutrophil Production, Trafficking, and Kinetics131
Chapter 12Interpretation of Leukocyte Responses in Disease135
Chapter 13Laboratory Evaluation of Bone Marrow149
Chapter 14Diagnosis of Disorders of Hemostasis179
Chapter 15Principles of Blood Transfusion and Cross-Matching197
Section 3Hematology of Common Nondomestic Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Fish, and Amphibians
Chapter 16Mammalian Hematology: Laboratory Animals and Miscellaneous Species211
Chapter 17Hematology of Birds225
Chapter 18Hematology of Reptiles259
Chapter 19Hematology of Fish277
Chapter 20Hematology of Amphibians291
Section 4Clinical Chemistry of Common Domestic Species
Chapter 21Laboratory Evaluation of Renal Function301
Chapter 22Fluid and Electrolyte Metabolism329
Chapter 23Laboratory Evaluation of the Liver355
Chapter 24Laboratory Evaluation of Exocrine Pancreas377
Chapter 25Laboratory Evaluation of Digestion and Intestinal Absorption387
Chapter 26Laboratory Evaluation of Plasma and Serum Proteins401
Chapter 27Laboratory Detection of Muscle Injury417
Chapter 28Laboratory Evaluation of Lipids421
Chapter 29Laboratory Evaluation of the Endocrine Pancreas and of Glucose Metabolism431
Chapter 30Laboratory Evaluation of the Thyroid, Parathyroid, Adrenal, and Pituitary Glands445
Section 5Clinical Chemistry of Common Nondomestic Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Fish, and Amphibians
Chapter 31Clinical Chemistry of Mammals: Laboratory Animals and Miscellaneous Species463
Chapter 32Clinical Chemistry of Birds479
Chapter 33Clinical Chemistry of Reptiles493
Chapter 34Clinical Chemistry of Fish and Amphibians499
Index505

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