• Veterinary students and practicing technicians will find this book to be an important bench manual as well as an educated tool to have on their desk. Also included in the package is a free online resource for testing and additional information.

  • 1. THE CLINICAL PATHOLOGY LABORATORY

    2. THE CLINICAL PATHOLOGY LABORATORY

    3. URINALYSIS LABORATORY

    4. PROPER LABORATORY TREATMENT OF BLOOD SMEARS AND CELLS

    5. HEMATOLOGY- THE BLOOD SMEAR

    6. HEMATOLOGY - THE WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT AND IDENTIFICATION

    7. THE 3-H’S OF HEMATOLOGY

    8. COAGULATION TESTING

    9. MECHANICAL HEMATOLOGY

    10. ANTIGEN-ANTIBODY TESTING

    11. COPROPHOLOGICAL TESTING OF GASTROINTESTINAL FUNCTION

    12. MICROBIOLOGICAL PREPARATION

    13. MICROBIOLOGICAL SUPPLIES AND COLLECTION OF VETERINARY SPECIMENS

    14. MICROBIAL CULTURE AND SENSITIVITY AND BIOCHEMICAL TESTING

    15. MILK TESTING

    16. INTRODUCTION TO CYTOLOGY

    17. CYTOLOGY: THE ART OF FINE NEEDLE ASPIRATION

    18. NECROPSY: A TECHNICIAN’S ROLE

    19. AVIAN, EXOTIC MAMMALS, REPTILES AND FISH

    20. RUMEN FLUID COLLECTION AND EVALUATION

  • Dr. Oreta Marie Samples

    Is a graduate of Fort Valley State University with a BS in Veterinary Technology. Master’s degree in public health and a doctorate in health sciences from Nova Southeastern U. She currently serves as Program Coordinator for the MPH program at Fort Valley State where she is the lead Veterinary Technologists.

    Dr. M. Scott Echols

    Completed his residency at the Medical Center for Birds in Oakley, California and he is board certified in avian practice. He served as President of the Association of Avian Veterinarians and in 2005 was the recipient of the T.J. Lafeber Avian Practitioner of the Year.

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