Small animal clinical diagnosis by laboratory methods
Small animal clinical diagnosis by laboratory methods
5th ed., 432 pages, 120 ill., Elsevier, February 2012
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A quick guide to appropriately selecting and interpreting laboratory tests, Small Animal Clinical Diagnosis by Laboratory Methods, 5th Edition helps you utilize your in-house lab or your specialty reference lab to efficiently make accurate diagnoses without running a plethora of unnecessary and low-yield tests. It provides answers to commonly asked questions relating to laboratory tests, and solutions to frequently encountered problems in small animal diagnosis. For easy reference, information is provided by clinical presentation and abnormalities, and includes hundreds of tables, boxes, key points, and algorithms. This edition, now in full color, is updated with the latest advances in laboratory testing methods and diagnostic problem solving. Written by noted educators Dr. Michael Willard and Dr. Harold Tvedten, this book may be used as an on-the-spot guide to specific problems or conditions as well as a reference for more detailed research on difficult cases.

1. General Laboratory Concepts
2. The Complete Blood Count, Bone Marrow Examination and Blood Banking: General Comments and Selected Techniques
3. Erythrocyte Disorders
4. Leukocyte Disorders
5. Hemostatic Abnormalities
6. Electrolyte and Acid-Base Disorders
7. Urinary Disorders
8. Endocrine, Metabolic, and Lipid Disorders
9. Gastrointestinal, Pancreatic, and Hepatic Disorders
10. Fluid Accumulation Disorders
11. Respiratory and Cardiac Disorders
12. Immunologic and Plasma Protein Disorders
13. Reproductive Disorders
14. Neurologic Disorders
15. Microbiology and Infectious Disease
16. Cytology of Inflammatory or Neoplastic Masses
17. Laboratory Diagnostic Toxicology
18. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
Appendix I: Listing of Select Referral and Commercial Laboratories
Appendix II: Reference Values

Michael D. Willard, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM, Professor of Small Animal Internal Medicine; Staff Internist/Gastroenterologist, Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Harold Tvedten, DVM, PhD, DACVP, DECVCP

Item Code: MEDLA32
ISBN: 9781437706574
Weigth: 800 g
Species: Dog/Cat
Discipline: Laboratory medicine
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