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Diagnostic procedures

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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Mar 01, 2011
By dvm360.com staff
How Velcro fits into urine collection.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 01, 2011
How to perform this common slide preparation technique.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 21, 2011
By dvm360.com staff
When PCR testing is helpful—and when it isn't.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 03, 2011
By dvm360.com staff
Deciding what to do when one only one enzyme activity is elevated.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 01, 2011
A recently published study evaluated the use of a commercially available point-of-care relaxin test for its sensitivity and specificity for pregnancy detection in cats.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 24, 2011
By dvm360.com staff
How reliable are bilirubin reagent pads in dogs and cats?
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 10, 2011
By dvm360.com staff
Can one rapid test dependably identify four infectious parasites?
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FIRSTLINE: Jan 01, 2011
Quick thinking and teamwork resulted in a successful thoracocentesis any may have saved this cat's life.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 28, 2010
By dvm360.com staff
How to ensure you are collecting effusion—not blood.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2010
Dr. Carl Osborne shows how this acronym facilitates rapid formulation of rule-outs.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 01, 2010
Dr. Paul Bloom reviews the recommended protocol for successful bacterial culture of skin and, in particular, skin biopsies.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Nov 01, 2010
Cats with fevers (103? F-106? F) are a common occurrence in everyday practice. Most cases respond to antibiotic therapy or are self-limiting (abscesses, viral infections, post-surgical fevers). However, the most frustrating case is one in which a routine course of antibiotics does not improve the clinical condition of the cat, routine diagnostics do not identify the cause and the fever is ongoing.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2010
Make sure you're taking aim before you implement therapeutic measures.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Nov 01, 2010
Endoscopy is a wonderful diagnostic tool that allows exploration and biopsies of areas without invasive surgery. Given the option, many clients may prefer endoscopy instead of surgery. What types of cases are suited to endoscopy? How do you prepare a cat for endoscopy?