Veterinary Hematology: Atlas of Common Domestic and Non-Domestic Species, 2nd Edition
December 2008, ©2008, Wiley-Blackwell
About the Authors ix
Chapter 1. Hematopoiesis 3
Chapter 2. Normal Red Blood Cell Morphology 13
Chapter 3. Variations in Red Blood Cell Morphology 17
Chapter 4. Red Blood Cell Inclusions and Parasites 27
Chapter 5. Normal White Blood Cell Morphology 33
Chapter 6. Variations in White Blood Cell Morphology 47
Chapter 7. White Blood Cell Inclusions and Parasites 53
Chapter 8. Platelets 57
Chapter 9. Lymphoproliferative and Myeloproliferative Disorders 59
Chapter 10. Miscellaneous Findings 69
Chapter 11. Avian Hematology 73
Chapter 12. Reptilian Hematology 85
1. Semiquantitative Grading Scheme for Evaluation of Red Blood Cell Morphology 97
2. Semiquantitative Grading Scheme for Evaluation of Neutrophil Toxicity 98
Armando R. Irizarry Roviera, DVM, PhD, is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists. He is Research Advisor and Pathologist for Eli Lilly and Company in Greenfield, Indiana.
Dennis B. DeNicola, DVM, PhD, is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists. He is Chief Veterinary Educator for IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.
- Details the fundamentals for recognizing the normal and abnormal morphological features of blood cells
- Uses photomicrographs to show a variety of blood morphologic abnormalities in domestic and non-domestic species
- Includes coverage of laboratory animals and pocket pets, and two new chapters devoted entirely to avian and exotic animals
- PC compatible CD provides a wealth of additional hematological images
- A must-have atlas for veterinarians, veterinary students, and veterinary technicians
"The text remains straightforward and unencumbered and includes descriptions of cell morphology that complement the excellent images. Higher magnification insets for viewing specific features are a useful addition. Common mistakes of misidentification are described, as are familiar artifacts and pseudoinclusions. The text is supplemented by a CD-ROM containing an additional 2,109 images that can be viewed in either search or random mode. Descriptions of the images can be hidden if a reader wants to conduct self-assessments." (American Journal of Veterinary Research, July 2009)
"The second edition of Veterinary Hematology: Atlas of Common Domestic and Non-Domestic Species improves on an already excellent atlas by the inclusion of additional species.... This book is of exceptional value and is highly recommended for any clinical or research laboratory that is performing manual hematologic evaluations on veterinary species." (Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, June 2009)
"The atlas ... has a very wide audience, encompassing veterinary students and practitioners from multiple disciplines including small and large animal, exotic, and laboratory animal veterinarians. The best features are the high number of excellent quality images, which make it an invaluable resource for teaching and training residents. The second edition includes many improvements.... The number of high quality images make this is a useful teaching tool and excellent resource for practicing veterinarians." (Doody's Reviews, April 2009)
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