Manual of Diagnostic Cytology of the Dog and Cat

  • ID: 2586766
  • Book
  • 288 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Wish you could interpret cytological specimens in practice rather than paying a lab to do it for you? Want to provide your clients with a faster service?

Manual of Diagnostic Cytology of the Dog and Cat is the ideal quick reference for the busy veterinarian in first opinion practice. It describes techniques for obtaining good quality cytological diagnostic specimens, and guides you through the interpretation of cytological findings.

Created to be used alongside the microscope, hundreds of high quality colour photos will help you to identify normal cell types and abnormal cytology, including both non–neoplastic and neoplastic lesions. It describes in a clear and concise manner the most common lesions and related disorders encountered in a practice setting. The concise format means that you can quickly find exactly what you are looking for.

Covering indications for cytological investigation, collection techniques and the evaluation and interpretation of findings, this concise manual will be your go–to resource.

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Editor s Note

1 Cytological Collection Techniques and Sample PreparationNatali Bauer

2 General Principles of Cytological InterpretationKathleen Tennant

3 Cytology of the Lymphoid TissuesErik Teske

4 Cytology of Cutaneous and Subcutaneous LesionsJohn Dunn

5 Cytology of the Respiratory TractJohn Dunn

6 Biochemical and Cytological Examination of Body Cavity EffusionsEmma Dewhurst and Niki Skeldon

7 Cytology of Synovial FluidKate Sherry

8 Biochemical and Cytological Examination of Cerebrospinal FluidKate English and Holger Volk

9 Cytology of the Eye and Adnexal StructuresRoger Powell and David Gould

10 Cytology of the Urinary TractJoy Archer

11 Cytology of the Liver, Exocrine Pancreas and Gastrointestinal TractMarta Costa and Kostas Papasouliotis

12 Cytological Examination of the Endocrine GlandsWalter Bertazzolo

13 Cytology of the Male and Female Genital TractsGary C.W. England and Kristen R. Friedrichs

14 Cytology of Mammary Gland LesionsReinhard Mischke

15 Cytology of Selected Infectious OrganismsHarold Tvedten

Further Reading


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This book will serve as an excellent resource for small animal veterinarians who are seeking a reference with useful information on the acquisition and interpretation of cytologic samples.   (Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 15 September 2014)

This is a nice book that will provide valuable information for veterinarians obtaining samples and performing in–house cytology.   (Doody s, 5 September 2014)

If you are keen to develop your skills in diagnostic cytology, I would definitely consider buying this book.   (European Journal of Companion Animal Practice, 1 July 2014)

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