Now in full color throughout, Duncan and Prasse’s Veterinary Laboratory
Medicine: Clinical Pathology, Fifth 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.
The fifth edition has been fully revised to reflect the latest knowledge, diagnostic methods, and practices in veterinary laboratory medicine. A companion website provides the images in PowerPoint and references linked to PubMed at www.wiley.com/go/latimer. Duncan and Prasse’s Veterinary Laboratory Medicine is an excellent quick reference for practicing veterinarians, veterinary students, clinical interns and residents, and pathology residents.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Erythrocytes.
Chapter 2. Leukocytes.
Chapter 3. Hematopoietic Neoplasia.
Chapter 4. Hemostasis.
Chapter 5. Water, Electrolytes, and Acid Base.
Chapter 6. Proteins, Lipids, and Carbohydrates.
Chapter 7. Liver.
Chapter 8. Digestive System.
Chapter 9. Urinary System.
Chapter 10. Muscle.
Chapter 11. Endocrine System.
Chapter 12. Cytology.
Chapter 13. Generating and Interpreting Test Results: Test Validity, Quality Control, Reference Values, and Basic Epidemiology.
Kenneth S. Latimer, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVP, is a veterinary clinical pathologist at Covance Laboratories, Inc. in Vienna, Virginia and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Pathology at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in Athens, Georgia. He has over 32 years of experience in the specialty of veterinary clinical pathology in academic, research, private practice, and industrial settings.