Hematology: A case based, interactive discussion (Proceedings)


Hematology: A case based, interactive discussion (Proceedings)

Apr 01, 2008

In the diagnostic work up of any case, one of the most powerful and often overlooked tools is the complete blood count with peripheral blood smear and its derivations. Increasingly powerful and easily (for a price of course) available table top hematology analyzers provide an avenue to utilize this extremely useful tool in a timely fashion, in-house. Having all of the additional clinical data available (e.g. history, physical examination findings, therapies, diagnostic imaging findings, etc.) further enhances the usefulness of this diagnostic modality. This interactive session will use case information coupled with hematologic findings (both data and photomicrographs) to illustrate several important findings and the utility of hematology in a small animal practice.


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