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Atlas of Comparative Diagnostic and Experimental Hematologyby Clifford Smith
Synopses & Reviews
A vital resource on blood and bone marrow cell morphology in laboratory animals, this is an essential reference for clinical pathologists in diagnostic laboratories and in medical or veterinary research. It contains over 400 high quality color images of normal and abnormal cells from the peripheral blood and bone marrow from a variety of animals encountered in laboratory settings. These are structured in chapters by species, and accompanied by clear explanatory notes. This fully revised new edition covers the most recent developments in laboratory animal hematology, including parameters measured by the latest generation of analyzers.
Book News Annotation:
Smith, a hematologist in the UK, and Jarecki, a research scientist in the UK, offer this reference on blood and bone marrow morphology in lab animals to clinical pathologists in diagnostic laboratories and medical and veterinary research. It contains about 400 color images of normal and abnormal cells from the peripheral blood and bone marrow of a variety of animals encountered in labs, such as rodents, rabbits, cats, dogs, monkeys, pigs, and horses, organized by species and accompanied by explanatory notes, with chapters on blood collection procedures, artifacts, and marrow sampling techniques. This edition has been revised to incorporate recent developments, including parameters measured by the latest generation of analyzers. It has a new chapter on flow cytometry and its application in identifying abnormalities in cell marker expression. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
About the Author
Clifford Smith is Chief Laboratory Scientist in the Haematology Department, and Head of Logistics, Clinical Pathology Services, at Covance Laboratories in Harrogate, UK.
Alfred Jarecki is Principal Research Scientist with Sanofi-Aventis at the Alnwick Research Centre, UK.
Table of Contents
6. Other Species.
7. Blood Collections Procedures.
9. Bone Marrow.
11. Flow Cytometry
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