Interpretation Of Equine Laboratory Diagnostics

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Interpretation of Equine Laboratory Diagnosticsoffers 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 applicationsCovers hematology, clinical chemistry, serology, body fluid analysis, microbiology, clinical parasitology, endocrinology, immunology,  and molecular diagnosticsIntroduces the underlying principles of laboratory diagnosticsProvides clinically oriented guidance on performing and interpreting laboratory testsPresents a complete reference to establish and new diagnostic proceduresOffers a practical resource for the accurate interpretation of laboratory results, with examples showing real-world applicationsCovers hematology, clinical chemistry, serology, body fluid analysis, microbiology, clinical parasitology, endocrinology, immunology,  and molecular diagnosticsIntroduces the underlying principles of laboratory diagnosticsProvides clinically oriented guidance on performing and interpreting laboratory testsPresents a complete reference to established and new diagnostic procedures#160;

Table of Contents
Contributors ixPreface xiii1 Veterinary Diagnostic Testing 1<
/>Linda Mittel2 Basic Techniques and Procedures 13<
/>Emir Hodzic3 Point']of']Care Testing 23<
/>C. Langdon Fielding4 Test Performance 27<
/>Christian M. Leutenegger5 Enzymes 33<
/>Leslie Sharkey6 Kidney Function Tests 39<
/>Leslie Sharkey7 Carbohydrates 45<
/>Leslie Sharkey8 Lipids 49<
/>M. Judith Radin9 Blood Gases 57<
/>Alonso Guedes10 Electrolytes 67<
/>Krista E. Estell11 Miscellaneous Solutes 75<
/>Leslie Sharkey12 Cardiac Troponin 81<
/>Anita Varga13 Vitamin and Mineral Assessment 85<
/>Carrie J. Finno14 Toxicologic Diagnostics 99<
/>Robert H. Poppenga15 Therapeutic Drug Monitorings 109<
/>K. Gary Magdesian16 Red Blood Cells 113<
/>Jed Overmann17 Leukocytes 119<
/>Jed Overmann18 Platelets 127<
/>Jed Overmann19 Blood Proteins and Acute Phase Proteins 133<
/>Jed Overmann20 Clotting Times (aPTT and PT) 139<
/>SallyAnne L. Ness and Marjory B. Brooks21 Antithrombin 141<
/>SallyAnne L. Ness and Marjory B. Brooks22 Fi
in and Fi
inogen Degradation Products (FDPs) 143<
/>SallyAnne L. Ness and Marjory B. Brooks23 Coagulation Factors 145<
/>SallyAnne L. Ness and Marjory B. Brooks24 Equine Infectious Anemia Virus 147<
/>Sandra D. Taylor25 Equine Influenza Virus 151<
/>Beate Crossley and Ashley Hill26 Alpha']Herpesviruses (EHV']1, EHV']4) 153<
/>Beate Crossley and Ashley Hill27 Equine Rhinitis Viruses (ERAV, ERBV) 155<
/>Beate Crossley and Ashley Hill28 Interpretation of Testing for Common Mosquito Transmitted Diseases: West Nile Virus and Eastern and Western Equine Encephalitis 157<
/>Maureen T. Long and Kelli L. Barr29 Streptococcus equi ss equi 165<
/>Ashley G. Boyle30 Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis 171<
/>Sharon J. Spier and Jennifer Jeske31 Neorickettisa risticii 177<
/>Sandra D. Taylor32 Anaplasma phagocytophilum 181<
/>Janet Foley and Nicole Stephenson33 Lawsonia intracellularis 185<
/>Connie J. Gebhart34 Borrelia burgdorferi 191<
/>Amy L. Johnson and Bettina Wagner35 Clostridium difficile 197<
/>K. Gary Magdesian36 Leptospira spp. 203<
/>Janet Foley and Mary H. Straub37 Fungal Pathogens 209<
/>Jill Higgins and Nicola Pusterla38 Sarcocystis neurona and Neospora hughesi 215<
/>Amy L. Johnson39 Babesia caballi and Theileria equi 221<
/>Angela Pelzel']McCluskey and Josie Traub']Dargatz40 Assessment of Vaccination Status and Susceptibility to Infection 227<
/>W. David Wilson41 Immune']Mediated Hemolytic Anemia 243<
/>Julia B. Felippe42 Equine Neonatal Isoerythrolysis 251<
/>Julia B. Felippe43 Immune']Mediated Thrombocytopenia 257<
/>Julia B. Felippe44 Neonatal Alloimmune Thrombocytopenia 263<
/>Julia B. Felippe45 Cellular Immunity 267<
/>Julia B. Felippe46 Immunoglobulins 273<
/>Julia B. Felippe47 Equine Blood Groups and Factors 283<
/>K. Gary Magdesian48 Bacteriology and Mycology Testing 287<
/>Joshua B. Daniels and Barbara A. Byrne49 Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing 297<
/>K. Gary Magdesian50 Parasite Control Strategies 301<
/>Wendy Vaala and Robin Houston51 Molecular Diagnostics for Infectious Pathogens 321<
/>Nicola Pusterla and Christian M. Leutenegger52 Equine Genetic Testing 335<
/>Carrie J. Finno53 Genetic Tests for Equine Coat Color 349<
/>M. Cecilia T. Penedo54 Peritoneal Fluid 357<
/>Jorge Nieto55 Respiratory Secretions 363<
/>Melissa Mazan56 Pleural Fluid 379<
/>Melissa Mazan57 Urine Analysis 383<
/>Leslie Sharkey58 Synovial Fluid 387<
/>Jorge Nieto and Jan Trela59 Cere
ospinal Fluid 393<
/>Monica Aleman60 Laboratory Testing for Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders 401<
/>Nicholas Frank61 Endocrine Testing for Reproductive Conditions in Horses 409<
/>Alan Conley and Barry Ball62 Foaling Predictor Tests 419<
/>Ghislaine A. Dujovne and Camilla. J. ScottIndex 423