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Interpretation of Equine Laboratory Diagnostics


Interpretation of Equine Laboratory Diagnostics


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von: Nicola Pusterla, Jill Higgins

120,99 €

Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 05.10.2017
ISBN/EAN: 9781118922804
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 448

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Interpretation of Equine Laboratory Diagnostics offers a comprehensive approach to equine laboratory diagnostics, including hematology, clinical chemistry, serology, body fluid analysis, microbiology, clinical parasitology, endocrinology, immunology, and molecular diagnostics. Offers a practical resource for the accurate interpretation of laboratory results, with examples showing real-world applications Covers hematology, clinical chemistry, serology, body fluid analysis, microbiology, clinical parasitology, endocrinology, immunology,  and molecular diagnostics Introduces the underlying principles of laboratory diagnostics Provides clinically oriented guidance on performing and interpreting laboratory tests Presents a complete reference to establish and new diagnostic procedures Offers a practical resource for the accurate interpretation of laboratory results, with examples showing real-world applications Covers hematology, clinical chemistry, serology, body fluid analysis, microbiology, clinical parasitology, endocrinology, immunology,  and molecular diagnostics Introduces the underlying principles of laboratory diagnostics Provides clinically oriented guidance on performing and interpreting laboratory tests Presents a complete reference to established and new diagnostic procedures  
Contributors ix Preface xiii 1 Veterinary Diagnostic Testing 1Linda Mittel 2 Basic Techniques and Procedures 13Emir Hodzic 3 Point?]of?]Care Testing 23C. Langdon Fielding 4 Test Performance 27Christian M. Leutenegger 5 Enzymes 33Leslie Sharkey 6 Kidney Function Tests 39Leslie Sharkey 7 Carbohydrates 45Leslie Sharkey 8 Lipids 49M. Judith Radin 9 Blood Gases 57Alonso Guedes 10 Electrolytes 67Krista E. Estell 11 Miscellaneous Solutes 75Leslie Sharkey 12 Cardiac Troponin 81Anita Varga 13 Vitamin and Mineral Assessment 85Carrie J. Finno 14 Toxicologic Diagnostics 99Robert H. Poppenga 15 Therapeutic Drug Monitorings 109K. Gary Magdesian 16 Red Blood Cells 113Jed Overmann 17 Leukocytes 119Jed Overmann 18 Platelets 127Jed Overmann 19 Blood Proteins and Acute Phase Proteins 133Jed Overmann 20 Clotting Times (aPTT and PT) 139SallyAnne L. Ness and Marjory B. Brooks 21 Antithrombin 141SallyAnne L. Ness and Marjory B. Brooks 22 Fibrin and Fibrinogen Degradation Products (FDPs) 143SallyAnne L. Ness and Marjory B. Brooks 23 Coagulation Factors 145SallyAnne L. Ness and Marjory B. Brooks 24 Equine Infectious Anemia Virus 147Sandra D. Taylor 25 Equine Influenza Virus 151Beate Crossley and Ashley Hill 26 Alpha?]Herpesviruses (EHV?]1, EHV?]4) 153Beate Crossley and Ashley Hill 27 Equine Rhinitis Viruses (ERAV, ERBV) 155Beate Crossley and Ashley Hill 28 Interpretation of Testing for Common Mosquito Transmitted Diseases: West Nile Virus and Eastern and Western Equine Encephalitis 157Maureen T. Long and Kelli L. Barr 29 Streptococcus equi ss equi 165Ashley G. Boyle 30 Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis 171Sharon J. Spier and Jennifer Jeske 31 Neorickettisa risticii 177Sandra D. Taylor 32 Anaplasma phagocytophilum 181Janet Foley and Nicole Stephenson 33 Lawsonia intracellularis 185Connie J. Gebhart 34 Borrelia burgdorferi 191Amy L. Johnson and Bettina Wagner 35 Clostridium difficile 197K. Gary Magdesian 36 Leptospira spp. 203Janet Foley and Mary H. Straub 37 Fungal Pathogens 209Jill Higgins and Nicola Pusterla 38 Sarcocystis neurona and Neospora hughesi 215Amy L. Johnson 39 Babesia caballi and Theileria equi 221Angela Pelzel?]McCluskey and Josie Traub?]Dargatz 40 Assessment of Vaccination Status and Susceptibility to Infection 227W. David Wilson 41 Immune?]Mediated Hemolytic Anemia 243Julia B. Felippe 42 Equine Neonatal Isoerythrolysis 251Julia B. Felippe 43 Immune?]Mediated Thrombocytopenia 257Julia B. Felippe 44 Neonatal Alloimmune Thrombocytopenia 263Julia B. Felippe 45 Cellular Immunity 267Julia B. Felippe 46 Immunoglobulins 273Julia B. Felippe 47 Equine Blood Groups and Factors 283K. Gary Magdesian 48 Bacteriology and Mycology Testing 287Joshua B. Daniels and Barbara A. Byrne 49 Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing 297K. Gary Magdesian 50 Parasite Control Strategies 301Wendy Vaala and Robin Houston 51 Molecular Diagnostics for Infectious Pathogens 321Nicola Pusterla and Christian M. Leutenegger 52 Equine Genetic Testing 335Carrie J. Finno 53 Genetic Tests for Equine Coat Color 349M. Cecilia T. Penedo 54 Peritoneal Fluid 357Jorge Nieto 55 Respiratory Secretions 363Melissa Mazan 56 Pleural Fluid 379Melissa Mazan 57 Urine Analysis 383Leslie Sharkey 58 Synovial Fluid 387Jorge Nieto and Jan Trela 59 Cerebrospinal Fluid 393Monica Aleman 60 Laboratory Testing for Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders 401Nicholas Frank 61 Endocrine Testing for Reproductive Conditions in Horses 409Alan Conley and Barry Ball 62 Foaling Predictor Tests 419Ghislaine A. Dujovne and Camilla. J. Scott Index 423
The editors Nicola Pusterla, PhD, Diplomate ACVIM, is Professor of Equine Internal Medicine in the Department of Medicine and Epidemiology at the University of California at Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in Davis, California, USA. Jill Higgins, DVM, is a Private Equine Practitioner/Consultant at Equine Consulting Services in Penryn, California, USA.
Interpretation of Equine Laboratory Diagnostics offers a comprehensive approach to equine laboratory diagnostics, including hematology, clinical chemistry, serology, body fluid analysis, microbiology, clinical parasitology, endocrinology, immunology, and molecular diagnostics. The book is an easy-to-use introduction to performing diagnostic tests and aids in the interpretation of results with examples and comparative data on the test performance. This practical manual provides a quick clinical reference for accurately interpreting laboratory diagnostics. Chapters cover basic principles, analytical techniques, analytes, hematology, clinical chemistry, serological tests, immunological tests, endocrine tests, blood groups, microbiology, clinical parasitology, and molecular diagnostics. Presenting established and new diagnostic procedures, Interpretation of Equine Laboratory Diagnostics represents a unique resource for veterinary students, veterinary technicians, and equine veterinarians who have an interest in equine laboratory diagnostics. Key features Offers a practical resource for the accurate interpretation of laboratory results, with examples showing real-world applications Covers hematology, clinical chemistry, serology, body fluid analysis, microbiology, clinical parasitology, endocrinology, immunology, and molecular diagnostics Introduces the underlying principles of laboratory diagnostics Provides clinically oriented guidance on performing and interpreting laboratory tests Presents a complete reference to established and new diagnostic procedures

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