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Veterinary Clinical Pathology Secrets

Part of the popular SECRETS SERIES®, this all-new text provides essential, practical information for reviewing pathology commonly encountered in clinical situations. Organized by disorder type, it features numerous photos, a popular question-and-answer format, and a detailed index that makes it easy to find information quickly. In more than 50 chapters, expert contributors propose key questions and provide authoritative answers addressing the situations that confront small animal veterinarians every day.

Paperback, 408 Pages

Published: May 2004

Imprint: Hanley And Belfus Medical Publishers

ISBN: 978-1-56053-633-8


  • Section 1: Hematology
    A. Erythrocytes
    1. General Principles
    2. Erythrocyte Morphology
    3. Evaluation of Erythrocytes
    4. Anemia
    5. Polycythemia
    6. Erythrocyte Disorders
    7. Large Animal Hematology
    B. Leukocytes
    8. Morphology, Function, and Kinetics
    9. Laboratory Evaluation of Leukocytes
    10. Interpretation of the Leukogram
    11. Altered Morphology and Function
    C. Plasma Proteins
    12. Plasma Proteins
    D. Myeloproliferative Disorders
    13. Myeloproliferative Disorders
    14. Acute Myeloid Leukemias
    15. Chronic Myeloproliferative Disorders
    16. Myelodysplastic Syndromes
    Section 2: Lymphoproliferative Disorders
    17. General and Lymphoma/Lymphosarcoma
    18. Lymphoid Leukemias
    19. Plasma Cell Neoplasia
    Section 3: Hemostasis
    20. Overview of Hemostasis
    21. Plateletopathies
    22. Disorders of Secondary Hemostasis – Coagulation
    23. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC) and Thrombosis: Microvascular and Macrovascular Thrombosis
    Section 4: Electrolytes/Acid Base
    24. Introduction to Acid Base
    25. Metabolic Acid Base Disorders
    26. Respiratory Acid Base Disorders
    Section 5: Renal/Urinalysis
    27. Evaluation of Renal Function
    28. Physical and Chemical Aspects of Urinalysis
    29. Microscopic Aspects of Urinalysis
    Section 6: Liver/Muscle
    30. Tests for Evaluation of Liver Disease
    31. Laboratory Evaluation of Liver Disease in Domestic Animals
    32. Laboratory Evaluation of Muscle Disease in Domestic Animals
    Section 7: Lipids/Carbohydrates
    33. Lipids Including Triglycerides and Cholesterol
    34. Carbohydrates
    Section 8: Gastrointestinal/Pancreas
    35. Gastrointestinal Tract
    36. Pancreas
    Section 9: Endocrine
    37. Laboratory Testing for Thyroid Disease
    38. Laboratory Testing for Adrenal Disease
    39. Laboratory Testing for Equine Pituitary Disease
    Section 10: Cytology
    40. Sample Collection and Preparation
    41. Cytology of Inflammation
    42. Cytology of Neoplasia
    43. Cytology of Lymph Nodes and Thymus
    44. Liver Cytology
    45. Transtracheal/Bronchial Washes
    46. Cytology of Body Cavity Effusions (abdominal, thoracic, and pericardial)
    47. Cerebrospinal Fluid
    48. Vaginal Cytology
    Section 11: Avian/Exotic
    49. Avian Hematology
    50. Avian Clinical Chemistry
    51. Reptile Hematology
    52. Reptile Clinical Chemistry
    53. Avian/Reptile Cytology


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