Duncan and Prasse clinical Pathology PDF.

Duncan and Prasse’s Veterinary Laboratory Medicine: Clinical Pathology 5th Edition

Duncan and Prasse clinical Pathology PDF

By Kenneth S. Latimer

Duncan and Prasse Clinical Pathology PDF. Now in full color throughout, Duncan and Prasse’s Veterinary Laboratory Medicine: Clinical Pathology 5th Edition offers a comprehensive overview of hematology, hemostasis, clinical chemistry, urinalysis, cytology, and reference intervals in a highly accessible outline format. With information on all major domestic species, the text is designed for the reader to quickly find answers to clinical questions. Taking a problem-solving approach to the interpretation of laboratory data, this book includes clinical cases to illustrate the concepts of laboratory data interpretation, with tables and key words to aid readers in locating and applying information.

  • Offers an introduction to veterinary clinical pathology in a user-friendly outline format, with the unique responses of dogs, cats, cattle, and horses addressed within each chapter
  • Designed to enable the reader to quickly find solutions to clinical problems
  • Provides practical guidance on interpreting laboratory data, with a case-based approach to put the concepts described in context
  • Updated throughout to reflect advances in knowledge and diagnostic methods, as well as changing practices in veterinary laboratory medicine
  • Now in full color throughout with many photomicrographs
Table of Contents

Contributing Authors vii

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xi

Chapter 1. Erythrocytes 3

Chapter 2. Leukocytes 45

Chapter 3. Hematopoietic Neoplasia 83

Chapter 4. Hemostasis 107

Chapter 5. Water, Electrolytes, and Acid base 145

Chapter 6. Proteins, Lipids, and Carbohydrates 173

Chapter 7. Liver 211

Chapter 8. Digestive system 231

Chapter 9. Urinary system 253

Chapter 10. Muscle 283

Chapter 11. Endocrine system 295

Chapter 12. Cytology 331

Chapter 13. Generating and interpreting test results: Test Validity, Quality Control, Reference values, and Basic epidemiology 365

Case studies 383

Index 475

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