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’re 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.
Table of Contents
1 Cytological Collection Techniques and Sample Preparation
2 General Principles of Cytological Interpretation
3 Cytology of the Lymphoid Tissues
4 Cytology of Cutaneous and Subcutaneous Lesions
5 Cytology of the Respiratory Tract
6 Biochemical and Cytological Examination of Body Cavity Effusions
Emma Dewhurst and Niki Skeldon
7 Cytology of Synovial Fluid
8 Biochemical and Cytological Examination of Cerebrospinal Fluid
Kate English and Holger Volk
9 Cytology of the Eye and Adnexal Structures
Roger Powell and David Gould
10 Cytology of the Urinary Tract
11 Cytology of the Liver, Exocrine Pancreas and Gastrointestinal Tract
Marta Costa and Kostas Papasouliotis
12 Cytological Examination of the Endocrine Glands
13 Cytology of the Male and Female Genital Tracts
Gary C.W. England and Kristen R. Friedrichs
14 Cytology of Mammary Gland Lesions
15 Cytology of Selected Infectious Organisms
John Dunn BVM&S MVetSci MA DSAM DipECVIM DipECVCP FRCPath MRCVS
John is a Senior Clinical Pathologist at Axiom Veterinary Laboratories, UK, having previously spent 15 years as a lecturer in Small Animal Medicine and Clinical Pathology at the University of Cambridge Veterinary School. He is a Diplomate of both the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Companion Animals) and the European College of Veterinary Clinical Pathology, and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists.