Long-trusted and respected in the field, DIAGNOSTIC CYTOLOGY AND HEMATOLOGY OF THE DOG AND CAT, 3rd Edition is a complete resource for developing and enriching the knowledge and skills needed for clinical laboratory diagnostics. Detailed illustrations and descriptions of cytologic and hematologic samples enable you to diagnose both common and uncommon diseases in dogs and cats. This concise source of microscopic evaluation techniques and interpretation guidelines for organ tissue, blood, and other body fluid specimens provides you with a basic understanding of sample collection and specimen preparation. Plus, helpful and easier-to-understand algorithms are generously distributed throughout the text, providing clear, easy-to-follow guidelines for diagnosis and treatment.
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