In this issue of Veterinary Clinics: Exotic Animal Practice, guest editors Drs. J. Jill Heatley and Karen E. Russell bring their considerable expertise to the topic of Exotic Animal Clinical Pathology. Clinical pathology is crucial in the exotic animal veterinary medicine field in order to diagnose disease in these animals via lab testing. In this issue, top experts provide comprehensive, current articles on such topics as diagnostic clinical pathology of the bearded dragon, endocrine diagnostics for exotic animals, clinical lipidology of psittacine birds, digital cytology, clinical pathology of box turtles, hemostatic testing in exotic mammals, and more.
Contains 16 practice-oriented topics including review of bile acid utility in exotic animals, avian inflammatory markers, viscoelastic coagulation testing in exotic animals, diagnostic use of lactate in exotic animals, and more.
Provides in-depth clinical reviews on exotic animal clinical pathology, offering actionable insights for clinical practice.
Presents the latest information on this timely, focused topic under the leadership of experienced editors in the field. Authors synthesize and distill the latest research and practice guidelines to create clinically significant, topic-based reviews.
Edited by J. Jill Heatley, MS, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), DACZM, Clinical Associate Professor, Small Animal Clinical, Sciences, Zoo Medicine, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
(SACS) and Karen E. Russell, DVM, PhD, DACVP, Professor and Associate Department Head for Clinical Service and Residency Programs, Veterinary Pathobiology