Cowell and Tyler's Diagnostic Cytology and Hematology of the Dog and Cat


  • Amy Valenciano, DVM, MS, DACVP, Veterinary Clinical Pathologist IDEXX Reference Laboratories Dallas, Texas
  • Rick Cowell, DVM, MS, MRCVS, DACVP, Veterinary Clinical Pathologist, IDEXX Laboratories, Inc., Stillwater, OK

Highly respected in the field, Diagnostic Cytology and Hematology of the Dog and Cat is the complete resource for developing the knowledge and skills you need for clinical laboratory diagnostics. Detailed illustrations and descriptions of cytologic and hematologic samples allow you to diagnose both common and uncommon diseases in dogs and cats. Microscopic evaluation techniques and interpretation guidelines for organ tissue, blood, and other body fluid specimens give you a basic understanding of sample collection and specimen preparation. In addition, algorithms are generously distributed throughout the text, helping you evaluate various cytologic preparations.
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Book information

  • Published: June 2013
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-08707-0

Table of Contents

1. Sample Collection and Preparation

2. Cell Types and Criteria of Malignancy

3. Selected Infectious Agents

4. Round Cells

5. Cutaneous and Subcutaneous Lesions

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

7. Nasal Exudates and Masses

8. Oropharynx and Tonsils

9. Eyes and Associated Structures

10. External Ear Canal

11. The Lymph Nodes

12. Synovial Fluid Analysis

13. The Musculoskeletal System

14. Cerebrospinal Fluid and Central Nervous System Cytology

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 Urinary Sediment

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

25. Vaginal Cytology

26. Peripheral Blood Smears

27. The Bone Marrow

28. The Adrenal Gland

29. Immunocytochemistry

30. Flow Cytometry

31. Molecular Methods in Lymphoid Malignancies