ISBN: 9780323087070
Page Count: 608
Imprint: Mosby
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Cowell and Tyler's Diagnostic Cytology and Hematology of the Dog and Cat, 4th Edition

by Amy C. Valenciano, DVM, MS, DACVP and Rick L. Cowell, DVM, MS, MRCVS, DACVP
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ISBN: 9780323087070
Page Count: 608
Imprint: Mosby
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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.

    • Over 1,300 vivid, high-resolution images help you identify normal vs. abnormal cells, enabling you to make accurate diagnoses.
    • User-friendly, detailed instructions guide you through in-house laboratory evaluation as well as the submission and transport of samples for culture and commercial laboratory interpretation.
    • Easy-to-follow algorithms and tables facilitate quick access to necessary information and guide you to the most accurate cytologic diagnosis.
    • Contributions from nearly 50 academic and diagnostic laboratory experts provide the best and most current information available.
    •  Comprehensive coverage in one all-inclusive resource saves you time.
    • NEW! Four new chapters — The Adrenal Gland, Immunocytochemistry, Flow Cytometry, and Molecular Methods in Lymphoid Malignancies — provide you with detailed information on how these topics relate to clinical disease diagnosis.
    • NEW! Revised chapters throughout the text give you the most complete and up-to-date coverage of recently recognized conditions, new terminology, and new procedures.
    • NEW! Callouts highlighting Tips and Pitfalls facilitate quick access and detailed instructions for in-house laboratory evaluation, including specimen preparation and diagnosis, as well as submission and transport of samples for commercial laboratory interpretation.
  • 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

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