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cover image - Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,6th Edition
ISBN: 9780323169295
Page Count: 448
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $67.95

Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 6th Edition

by Margi Sirois, EdD, MS, RVT, CVT, LAT, VTES

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,6th Edition
ISBN: 9780323169295
Page Count: 448
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $67.95
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Now in full color with hundreds of new images, Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians, 6th Edition covers the broad spectrum of laboratory procedures that veterinary technicians need to perform effectively in the practice setting. Comprehensive content presents the fundamentals of microbiology, hematology, urinalysis, immunology, and cytology, along with the laboratory procedures used to perform the most widely used tests such as complete blood count, urinalysis, and immunologic assays. This edition includes newly organized chapters with expanded coverage of essential material to prepare you for real-life laboratory work.

"Everything you would expect from an in- house lab is listed here." Reviewed by Fabienne Dethioux on behalf of Vet Nurses Today, March 2015

    • Clearly presents the fundamentals of microbiology, hematology, urinalysis, immunology, parasitology, and cytology along with the laboratory procedures used to perform tests in these fields.
    • Features the latest information on the most widely used tests, including complete blood count, urinalysis, and immunology assays.
    • Features step-by-step procedure boxes, for quick mastery of essential skills.
    • Extensive full-color illustrations enhance descriptions of normal and abnormal findings.
    • New co-author Margi Sirois is a respected author and renowned speaker on laboratory procedures, particularly clinical pathology.
    • Now in full-color with hundreds of vivid illustrations that demonstrate key concepts.
    • New smaller size is more convenient and portable.
    • Features expanded sections on laboratory safety and quality control, all routine CBC and coagulation tests, serum chemistry tests, electrolyte and endocrine function testing, innate and adaptive immune systems, bone marrow evaluation, and cytology sample collection and handling.
    • New sections include the formation of blood cells, histograms produced by automated cell counters, bacterial and fungal morphology, microorganisms, molecular diagnostics, radioimmunoassay and fluorescent antibody (FA) testing, the physiology of immunity, and algorithms for the evaluation of cytology samples.
    • Dozens of new chemistry, hematology, and microbiology boxes and tables synthesize essential information.
    • Key Points summarize important concepts for quick review.
  • UNIT 1: THE VETERINARY PRACTICE LABORATORY 1. Safety and OSHA Standards 2. General Laboratory Equipment 3. The Microscope 4. The Metric System and Lab Calculations 5. Quality Control and Record Keeping

    UNIT 2: HEMATOLOGY 6. Hematopoeisis 7. Sample Collection and Handling 8. Automated Analyzers 9. Hemoglobin, PCV, and Erythrocyte Indices 10. Evaluating the Blood Film 11. Morphologic Abnormalities of Blood Cells 12. Additional Hematologic Tests 13. Hematopoeitic Disorders and Classification of Anemia

    UNIT 3: HEMOSTASIS 14. Principles of Blood Coagulation 15. Sample Collection and Handling 16. Platelet Evaluation 17. Coagulation Testing 18. Disorders of Hemostasis

    UNIT 4: IMMUNOLOGY 19. Basic Principles of Immunology 20. Common Tests Performed in the In-House Testing 21. Blood Groups and Immunity 22. Intradermal Testing 23. Reference Laboratory Tests 24. Disorders of the Immune System

    UNIT 5: URINALYSIS 25. Anatomy and Physiology of the Urinary System 26. Sample Collection and Handling 27. Physical Examination of Urine 28. Chemical Evaluation 29. Urine Sediment Analysis

    UNIT 6: CLINICAL CHEMISTRY 30. Sample Collection and Handling 31. Automated Analyzers 32. Protein Assays and Hepatobiliary Function Tests 33. Kidney Function Tests 34. Pancreatic Function Tests 35. Electrolyte and Acid-Base Status 36. Miscellaneous Tests

    UNIT 7: MICROBIOLOGY 37. Introduction to Microbiology 38. Equipment and Supplies 39. Sample Collection and Handling 40. Staining Specimens 41. Culture Techniques 42. Antimicrobial Sensitivity Testing 43. Additional Testing 44. Mycology

    UNIT 8: PARASITOLOGY 45. Nematodes 46. Cestodes, Trematodes, and Acantocephelans 47. Protozoa and Rickettsia 48. Arthropods 49. Sample Collection and Handling 50. Diagnostic Techniques

    UNIT 9: CYTOLOGY 51. Sample Collection and Handling 52. Preparation of Cytology Smears 53. Microscopic Evaluation 54. Cytology of Specific Sites

    Appendix A: Reference Ranges Appendix B: Bacterial Pathogens of Veterinary Importance Appendix C: Professional Associations Related to Veterinary Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics Appendix D: Common Parasites of Some Exotic Animal Species

  • Margi Sirois, EdD, MS, RVT, CVT, LAT, VTES, Consultant
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