Hematology, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Small Animal Practice - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781455739561, 9781455743247

Hematology, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Small Animal Practice, Volume 42-1

1st Edition

Authors: Joanne Messick
eBook ISBN: 9781455743247
Hardcover ISBN: 9781455739561
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 1st February 2012

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Current, important information on hematology for all small animal practitioners! Topics will include in-clinic automated hematology analyzers, quality control recommendations for point-of-care hematology analyzers, bone marrow aspiration and biopsy: indications, technique and evaluation, coombs testing and its diagnostic significance, principles and application of flow cytometry and cell sorting, hemolytic anemia due to erythrocyte enzymes deficiencies, role of hepcidin in iron metabolism and potential therapeutic applications, molecular diagnostic testing to identify hematologic malignancies, BCR-ABL in CML, a signaling pathway of initiation and transformation with potentials for targeted therapy, understanding the cause and consequences of neutropenia, hematologic abnormalities in the companion animal cancer patient, neutrophil function testing and application, application of thromboelastography to detect and monitor coagulopathies, evaluation and clinical application of platelet function testing, pathogenesis and most useful test for diagnosing and monitoring disseminated intravascular coagulation, and more!


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About the Authors

Joanne Messick Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Dept. of Comparative Pathobiology, Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine, West Lafayette, IN