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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: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 27.01.2020
ISBN/EAN: 9781118814277
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 648

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

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