Practical Veterinary Urinalysis

Practical Veterinary Urinalysis

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Practical Veterinary Urinalysis is a comprehensive, clinically relevant resource for the veterinary laboratory. This bench-top guide covers sample handling guidelines, interpretation of dry chemical analysis, and recommendations for physical and microscopic evaluation. Emphasizing diagnostic techniques and result interpretation, Practical Veterinary Urinalysis is an ideal aid for anyone who performs and interprets urinalysis testing. Beginning with an overview of renal physiology and urine production, the main focus of the book is examination and analysis of urine samples, including physical properties, chemical analysis, and sediment examination. Additional chapters review diagnostic tests and considerations for proteinuria, advanced diagnostics, quality assurance and laboratory set-up. Practical Veterinary Urinalysis is an invaluable tool for achieving accurate and reliable laboratory results and is a useful addition to any veterinary library. Key features Reviews renal function and urine formation to better understand urinalysis results Provides procedural information for accurate and efficient urinalysis testing Explains analytical methodologies of individual urine dipstick tests Includes many high-quality images for identification of formed elements in urine sediment Incorporates easy-to-use diagnostic algorithms and reference tables Presents concise, comprehensive guidelines for veterinary professionalsReading of the test pad is by either visual examination or by a Clinitek 50 analyzer (Bayer Corporation, Tarrytown, NY). ... Evaluation of UPC values from both manual calculation and machine calculation, using the Clinitek instrument, wereanbsp;...

Title:Practical Veterinary Urinalysis
Author:Carolyn A. Sink, Nicole M. Weinstein
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2012-03-20


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