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Small Animal Clinical Diagnosis by Laboratory Methods

This popular resource allows the reader to appropriately select and accurately interpret laboratory tests in a practical and efficient manner. It presents an organized method of answering common questions that reflect the most frequently encountered problems in laboratory tests. A new chapter on Point-of-Care Methodology has been added, and the section on electrolyte/acid-base now includes strong ion differences. Two additional color plates feature 12 new figures.

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Published: November 2003

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7216-8903-6

Contents

  • 1. General Laboratory Concepts
    2. The Complete Blood Count and Bone Marrow Examination: General Comments and Selected Techniques
    3. Erythrocyte
    4. Leukocyte Disorders
    5. Hemostatic Abnormalities: Introduction to Serum Chemistries: Artifacts in Biochemical Determinations and Point of Care Instruments
    6. Electrolyte and Acid-Based Disorders
    7. Urinary Disorders
    8. Endocrine, Metabolic, and Lipid Disorders
    9. Gastrointestinal, Pancreatic, and Hepatic Disorders
    10. Fluid Accumulation Disorders
    11. Respiratory Disorders
    12. Immunologic and Plasma Protein Disorders
    13. Reproductive Disorders
    14. Neurologic Disorders
    15. Microbiology and Infectious Disease
    16. Cytology of Neoplastic and Inflammatory Masses
    17. Laboratory Diagnostic Toxicology
    18. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

    Appendices:
    I. Listing of Referral Laboratories
    II. Reference Values
    III. Laboratory Findings of Selected Diseases

    Index

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