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Manual of Diagnostic Cytology of the Dog and Cat

Manual of Diagnostic Cytology of the Dog and Cat

John Dunn (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-78310-8

Jan 2014, Wiley-Blackwell

288 pages



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.



Editor’s Note

1 Cytological Collection Techniques and Sample Preparation
Natali Bauer

2 General Principles of Cytological Interpretation
Kathleen Tennant

3 Cytology of the Lymphoid Tissues
Erik Teske

4 Cytology of Cutaneous and Subcutaneous Lesions
John Dunn

5 Cytology of the Respiratory Tract
John Dunn

6 Biochemical and Cytological Examination of Body Cavity Effusions
Emma Dewhurst and Niki Skeldon

7 Cytology of Synovial Fluid
Kate Sherry

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
Joy Archer

11 Cytology of the Liver, Exocrine Pancreas and Gastrointestinal Tract
Marta Costa and Kostas Papasouliotis

12 Cytological Examination of the Endocrine Glands
Walter Bertazzolo

13 Cytology of the Male and Female Genital Tracts
Gary C.W. England and Kristen R. Friedrichs

14 Cytology of Mammary Gland Lesions
Reinhard Mischke

15 Cytology of Selected Infectious Organisms
Harold Tvedten

Further Reading


“This book will serve as an excellent resource for small animal veterinarians who are seeking a reference with useful information on the acquisition and interpretation of cytologic samples.”  (Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 15 September 2014)

“This is a nice book that will provide valuable information for veterinarians obtaining samples and performing in-house cytology.”  (Doody’s, 5 September 2014)

“If you are keen to develop your skills in diagnostic cytology, I would definitely consider buying this book.”  (European Journal of Companion Animal Practice, 1 July 2014)