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1st Edition

Laboratory Manual for Clinical Veterinary Technology




ISBN 9781591610519
Published September 9, 2022 by Teton NewMedia
246 Pages 169 Color & 1 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Veterinary students and practicing technicians will find this book to be an important bench manual as well as an educated tool to have on their desk. Also included in the package is a free online resource for testing and additional information.

Table of Contents

1. THE CLINICAL PATHOLOGY LABORATORY  2. THE CLINICAL PATHOLOGY LABORATORY  3. URINALYSIS LABORATORY  4. PROPER LABORATORY TREATMENT OF BLOOD SMEARS AND CELLS  5. HEMATOLOGY- THE BLOOD SMEAR  6. HEMATOLOGY - THE WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT AND IDENTIFICATION  7. THE 3-H’S OF HEMATOLOGY  8. COAGULATION TESTING  9. MECHANICAL HEMATOLOGY  10. ANTIGEN-ANTIBODY TESTING  11. COPROPHOLOGICAL TESTING OF GASTROINTESTINAL FUNCTION  12. MICROBIOLOGICAL PREPARATION  13. MICROBIOLOGICAL SUPPLIES AND COLLECTION OF VETERINARY SPECIMENS  14. MICROBIAL CULTURE AND SENSITIVITY AND BIOCHEMICAL TESTING  15. MILK TESTING  16. INTRODUCTION TO CYTOLOGY  17. CYTOLOGY: THE ART OF FINE NEEDLE ASPIRATION  18. NECROPSY: A TECHNICIAN’S ROLE  19. AVIAN, EXOTIC MAMMALS, REPTILES AND FISH  20. RUMEN FLUID COLLECTION AND EVALUATION 

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Biography

Dr. Samples is a graduate of Fort Valley State University with a BS in Veterinary Technology. Master’s degree in public health and a doctorate in health sciences from Nova Southeastern U. She currently serves as Program Coordinator for the MPH program at Fort Valley State where she is the lead Veterinary Technologists.

Dr. Echols completed his residency at the Medical Center for Birds in Oakley, California and he is board certified in avian practice. He served as President of the Association of Avian Veterinarians and in 2005 was the recipient of the T.J. Lafeber Avian Practitioner of the Year.