Small Animal Cytologic Diagnosis

Small Animal Cytologic Diagnosis Pdf

By Anne M. Barger and Amy MacNeill

Small Animal Cytologic Diagnosis PDF is a powerful tool that can be employed in a wide variety of disease processes, cytology in small animals has gained increased recognition and clinical application. Small Animal Cytologic Diagnosis presents clinically applicable information about the use of cytology and indicates when advanced diagnostic testing can be beneficial to diagnose underlying disease processes.

The book discusses the pathophysiology of inflammation, cancer biology and comparisons to histology to help readers fully comprehend the cytologic changes that can occur with inflammation and neoplasia. Also covered are some of the limitations and advantages of cytology compared to histopathology.

The book includes tissue-specific chapters focusing on diseases of a particular area, always in comparison to normal tissue. Each of these chapters concludes with various cases that include information on signalment, history, pertinent laboratory data, specimen images, final outcome and the underlying pathology causing the cytologic lesions, when possible. With more than 1300 superb illustrations, this comprehensive resource provides ample practical information for students as well as practicing veterinarians.

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Table of Contents
Sample Acquisition and Preparation

General Principles of Inflammation

Cancer Biology

Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue

Central Nervous System

Respiratory Tract

Body Cavity Effusions

Lymphoid Tissues



Oral Cavity

Gastrointestinal Tract

Renal and Urinalysis


Ocular Cytology

Aural Cytology



Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy

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