Diagnostic procedures Journal Scan: Zoonotic threat: The features of naturally occurring leptospirosis in dogs VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 04, 2014 By Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM The goal of this study was to identify the percentage of atypical features found in dogs with leptospirosis as well as evaluate the clinical utility of convalescent titers. Journal Scan: A look at laboratory parameter changes in growing cats VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 19, 2014 By Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM The goal of this study was to evaluate how changes in mineral metabolism affect laboratory parameters in growing cats. Debunking 20/20: The real truth about veterinary medicine VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Nov 26, 2013 By Brendan Howard, Business Channel Director How to tackle your clients' questions in the wake of ABC's news report. Evidence points to routine retinal screening benefit for older cats DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 23, 2013 By dvm360.com staff Ocular lesions identified before they produced clinical signs in cats over 8. Putting local human hospitals to work for your veterinary practice FIRSTLINE: Oct 14, 2013 By Catherine Angle, DVM, MPH, Pet Poison Helpline Your local human hospital's lab and pharmacy can save you time and money. Here's how. Botulism in horses: Veterinarians should be cognizant in their diagnosis DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2013 By Ed Kane, PhD Knowing what to look for and being diligent in gathering the patient's history will help veterinarians diagnose this often overlooked condition. Using urine specific gravity values to localize azotemia in veterinary care DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2013 By Carl A. Osborne, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, Eugene Nwaokorie, DVM, MS Part 4 of a multipart series: See how this parameter, combined with clinical signs and other findings, can help veterinarians pinpoint where disease is occurring. Form: Vector-borne disease testing: Helpful questions to ask yourself VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 01, 2013 By Shadie Ghaffari, DVM, Linda Kidd, DVM, PhD, DACVIM Not sure which diagnostic tests to perform when it comes to vector-borne disease? Ask yourself these questions. Testing for vector-borne pathogens in dogs: The best use of diagnostic panels VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 01, 2013 By Shadie Ghaffari, DVM, Linda Kidd, DVM, PhD, DACVIM Serologic and PCR panels can help identify infection—so how do you choose which panel to use? How diagnostics drive success in veterinary practice (Sponsored by IDEXX Laboratories Inc.) CUSTOM VETERINARY MEDIA: May 01, 2013 By Elise M. Lacher, CPA, Louise S. Dunn Moderator Dr. Fred Metzger and four other veterinary practice management experts met in early 2013 and discussed how to price and promote diagnostics for the betterment of pets nationwide. Journal Scan: Anticoagulant rodenticide screening may help determine prognosis VETERINARY MEDICINE: Apr 22, 2013 By Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM This study looked at whether such a screening is worth it and what it means if the results are negative. Journal Scan: Does storage in formalin affect urolith evaluation? VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 11, 2013 By Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM A look at whether this practice will thwart your results. Journal Scan: Why routine health screening is a must for older cats VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 04, 2013 By Jennifer L. Garcia, DVM, DACVIM Despite being apparently healthy, middle-aged and older cats can often have abnormalities that would benefit from intervention and monitoring. Idea Exchange: For less stress and mess, laminate the urine test results chart VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 01, 2013 By dvm360.com staff This idea will improve your urinalysis interpretation. How specific is urine specific gravity? DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2013 By Carl A. Osborne, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, Eugene Nwaokorie, DVM, MS An in-depth look at which urinary concentrating ability test might be best in your veterinary patients. (Part one of a four-part series.) « First « Previous 1 2 3 4 5 ... 17 Next » Last » Hot topics on dvm360Pet Owner 2.0: A dvm360 Leadership Challenge Veterinary issues in 2016: Will this be the year of telemedicine? Top 8 nastiest things to clean at a veterinary practice The 12 days of veterinary client handouts Need a urine sample? Urine luck!