Intended for veterinarians and veterinary students, this abridged version of Schalm's "Veterinary Hematology" focuses on the practical clinical significance of haematologic disorders and details normal values associated with each species and all immune responses associated with blood - transfusion responses, and auto-immune responses. It covers all species including many exotics.
Table of Contents
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.
Nemi C. Jain, BVSc, AH, MVSC, PhD, Professor of Clinical Pathology, Department of Clinical Pathology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, California.