Key Features

· Logical organization makes it easy to locate specific tests.
· Coverage addresses the dog, cat, horse, and ruminant.
· Each chapter begins with a summary or introduction leading into the more detailed aspects of the material.
· Full-color illustrations enhance the chapters on Cytology and Hematology.
· Four case histories per chapter are conveniently located in a section at the end of the book.
· Algorithms are placed in a separate section at the back of the book with a table of contents for quick reference.
· Reference Intervals provide normal hematology and serum chemistry values.
· Conversion Tables convert conventional units to SI units.

Table of Contents

Part I. General Discussions
1. Introduction to Laboratory Medicine
2. Hematology Procedures
3. Hematopoieis and Examination of the Bone Marrow
4. Evaluation of Erythrocyte Disorders
5. Evaluation of Leukocyte Disorders
6. Evaluation of Hemostasis: Coagulation and Platelet Disorders
7. Immunohematology
8. Clinical Chemistry
9. Evaluation of Plasma Proteins
10. Hepatobiliary and Skeletal Muscle Enzymes and Liver Function Tests
11. Evaluation of Exocrine Pancreatic and Intestinal Disorders
12. Evaluation of Endocrine Function, Bone and Mineral Metabolism, and Lipid Metabnolism
13. Evaluation of Renal Function and Urine
14. Evaluation of Electrolyte and Acid-Base Disorders
15. Evaluation of Fluids: Effusions, Synovial Fluid, and Cerebrospinal Fluid
16. Management and Classification of Tissue Specimens Obtained By Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy
Part II. Case Histories
Part III. Algorithms
Part IV. Appendix: Reference Intervals and Conversion Tables


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