Peritoneal Fluid

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CHAPTER 9 Peritoneal Fluid Heather L. DeHeer, Bruce W. Parry, and Carol B. Grindem Peritoneal fluid evaluation is a diagnostically useful adjunct to history, physical examination, and routine CBC and…

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Peripheral Blood Smears

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CHAPTER 14 Peripheral Blood Smears Kenneth S. Latimer, Pauline M. Rakich Blood smear examination is an integral part of the complete blood cell count (CBC) and is probably the most…

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Eyes and Ocular Adnexa

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CHAPTER 3 Eyes and Ocular Adnexa Elizabeth A. Giuliano, and Cecil P. Moore Cytologic evaluation of cellular material collected from the equine eye and ocular adnexa is a valuable tool…

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Introduction

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CHAPTER 1 Introduction Ronald D. Tyler, Rick L. Cowell, Charles G. MacAllister, Rebecca J. Morton, and Kimberly J. Caruso When properly applied, cytologic examination can be an extremely powerful diagnostic…

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Lower Respiratory Tract

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CHAPTER 5 Lower Respiratory Tract Joseph G. Zinkl Signs of lower respiratory tract disease include dyspnea, tachypnea, coughing, and stridor. A patient may expel mucus, exudate, or blood while coughing….

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Gastrointestinal Tract

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CHAPTER 6 Gastrointestinal Tract Carol B. Grindem, Heather L. DeHeer Gastrointestinal disorders account for approximately half of all equine medical problems.1 Cytology can be an invaluable quick, inexpensive aid in…

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Pleural Fluid

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CHAPTER 8 Pleural Fluid Heather L. DeHeer, Bruce W. Parry, and Carol B. Grindem Thoracentesis is diagnostically indicated when there is physical, radiographic, or ultrasonographic evidence of pleural effusion or…

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Semen Quality

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CHAPTER 13 Semen Quality William B. Ley, Wynne A. Digrassie, G. Reed Holyoak, and Steven H. Slusher The Society for Theriogenology has established standards for a stallion’s breeding “satisfactoriness” or…

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Bone Marrow

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CHAPTER 15 Bone Marrow Kenneth S. Latimer, Claire B. Andreasen Bone marrow is the major hematopoietic organ of the body and is responsible for production of erythrocytes, platelets, granulocytes, monocytes,…

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