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Essentials of Veterinary Hematology

TextbookOut of Print

By: N Jain

300 pages, 200 col illus

Lea & Febiger

Hardback | Dec 1993 | #101277 | ISBN: 081211437X
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Essentials of Veterinary Hematology is a concise text on the subject of veterinary hematology. It has been written to provide a ready source of current and fundamental information necessary to the understanding of basic concepts in hematology as a discipline and veterinary hematology as a specialty. The book is aimed at undergraduate veterinary students, veterinary medical technologists, animal technicians, and all those interested in an abridged text in comparative hematology. Graduate veterinary students can use it as a ready source for reviewing the pathophysiology of blood as it relates to clinical veterinary medicine. A generalized approach to the interpretation of various hematologic abnormalities is presented throughout the text, along with comments on species-specific hematologic attributes and hematologic abnormalities encountered in various species.


1. Examination of the Blood and Bone Marrow. 2. Comparative Hematology of Common Domestic Animals. 3. Comparative Hematologic Features of Some Avian and Mammalian Species. 4. Hematopoiesis. 5. Coagulation and Its Disorders. 6. The Platelets. 7. Erythrocyte Physiology and Changes in Disease. 8. Evaluation of Anemias and Polycythemias. 9. Blood Loss or Hemorrhagic Anemias. 10. Hemolytic Anemias Associated with Some Infectious Agents. 11. Hemolytic Anemias of Noninfectious Origin. 12. Depression or Hypoproliferative Anemias. 13. The Neutrophils. 14. The Eosinophils. 15. The Basophils and Mast Cells. 16. The Monocytes and Macrophages. 17. The Lymphocytes and Plasma Cells. 18. Interpretation of Leukocyte Parameters. 19. The Leukemias: General Aspects. 20. The Leukemias in Common Domestic Animals. 21. The Plasma Proteins, Dysproteinemias, and Immune Deficiency Disorders. 22. Immunohematology. Index.

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