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Exotic Animal Laboratory Diagnosis


Exotic Animal Laboratory Diagnosis


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von: J. Jill Heatley, Karen E. Russell

151,99 €

Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 24.01.2020
ISBN/EAN: 9781118814246
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 648

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Exotic Animal Laboratory Diagnosis is a practical, user-friendly guide to diagnostic testing in a wide range of exotic species. Offers complete information on obtaining samples, performing tests, and interpreting laboratory results in exotic animals Presents information on each species using a similar format for easy access Emphasizes details on clinical biochemistries, urinalysis, and common laboratory diagnostic tests not found in other resources Draws together information on selecting, performing, and using diagnostic tests into a single easy-to-use resource Covers a wide range of species, including small mammals, primates, reptiles, aquatic animals, and wild, laboratory, and pet birds   
Contributors vii Preface xi Acknowledgment xiii 1 Introduction 1Karen E. Russell and J. Jill Heatley 2 Ferrets 17Cheryl B. Greenacre 3 Procyonids 45Cameron Ratliff and J. Jill Heatley 4 Skunks 53Dennilyn Parker, Frank J. Krupka and J. Jill Heatley 5 Rabbits 63Barbara L. Oglesbee 6 Rats and Mice 81James Kusmeirczyk, Melissa Kling, Ann B. Kier, Sherrelle M. Milligan and J. Jill Heatley 7 Hamsters and Gerbils 113Gabriel P. McKeon, Claude M. Nagamine and Stephen A. Felt 8 Hystricomorph Rodents: Guinea Pigs, Chinchillas, Degus, and Viscachas 129Christy L. Rettenmund and J. Jill Heatley 9 Capybaras (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris) 145Jessica Hokamp, Rosely Gioia?Di Chiacchio and Eliana Reiko Matushima 10 Squirrels 155J. Jill Heatley 11 Marsupials 175Rosemary J. Booth 12 Hedgehogs 199Jordan Gentry, R. Scott Larsen and J. Jill Heatley 13 Callitrichids 211Melissa Smith and J. Jill Heatley 14 Lemurs 229Sabrina D. Clark 15 Other Small New World Monkeys 241Megan A. Albertelli 16 Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles 255Charles Innis and Zdenek Knotek 17 Snakes 291Jen Brown, Tim Tristan and J. Jill Heatley 18 Lizards 319Stephen J. Divers and Melinda S. Camus 19 Amphibians 347María J. Forzán and Barbara S. Horney 20 Fish 369Stephen A. Smith 21 Aquatic Invertebrates 383Nadia Stegeman, Matthew Allender, Jill Arnold and Christopher J. Bonar 22 Terrestrial Invertebrates 409Trevor T. Zachariah 23 Laboratory Diagnostics for Birds 429Shane Raidal 24 Raptors 437Michael P. Jones and John Chitty 25 Psittaciformes 483Thomas N. Tully, Jr. 26 Galliformes 503Jennifer R. Cook and J. Jill Heatley 27 Pigeons and Doves 543Lauren Virginia Powers and Devorah Marks Stowe 28 Passerine Birds 565Kemba Marshall and J. Jill Heatley 29 Seabirds and Waterfowl 585Christine Fiorello Index 609
The Editors J. Jill Heatley, DVM, MS, DABVP (Avian, Reptilian, Amphibian), DACZM, is an Associate Professor of Zoological Medicine at the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, USA. Karen E. Russell, DVM, PhD, DACVP, is an Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology at the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, USA.
Exotic Animal Laboratory Diagnosis is a practical, user-friendly guide to diagnostic testing in a wide range of exotic species. This resource covers sample collection, storage techniques, and laboratory assays for diagnosis, assessment of health, and prevention of disease, offering a valuable resource for ensuring the quality and accuracy of the laboratory tests. The book focuses on clinical biochemistries, urinalysis, and common laboratory diagnostic tests, providing a comprehensive reference for selecting, obtaining, and using diagnostic tests in treating exotic patients. With coverage including small mammals, primates, reptiles, aquatic animals, and birds, Exotic Animal Laboratory Diagnosis is organized by species, allowing for quick access to relevant information on laboratory testing in the clinic setting. This essential resource helps practitioners to use clinical pathology as a diagnostic tool when assessing and treating exotic animal patients. Offers complete information on obtaining samples, performing tests, and interpreting laboratory results in exotic animals Presents information on each species using a similar format for easy access Emphasizes details on clinical biochemistries, urinalysis, and common laboratory diagnostic tests not found in other resources Draws together information on selecting, performing, and using diagnostic tests into a single easy-to-use resource Covers a wide range of species, including small mammals, primates, reptiles, aquatic animals, and wild, laboratory, and pet birds Exotic Animal Laboratory Diagnosis provides a comprehensive reference and useful guide to diagnostic testing for any practitioner that treats exotic patients.

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