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Articles by Fred L. Metzger Jr., DVM, DABVP (canine and feline practice)

Fred L. Metzger Jr., DVM, DABVP (canine and feline practice)


Metzger Animal Hospital
State College, Pa.

Articles
Advising clients on treating or euthanizing pets with behavior problems
November 1, 2011

Our Practitioner Advisory Board weighs in on this critical topic.

Doctor Debate: Wellness testing—more important than ever!
May 1, 2011

I've proudly promoted wellness testing because what is the cost of not testing?

Correction: Three-minute peripheral blood film evaluation: The leukon
March 1, 2005

In the article "Three-minute peripheral blood film evaluation: The leukon" in the December 2004 issue, the last sentence in the section titled "Is there a left shift present?" on page 1036 should read, "If the narrowest portion [of the nucleus] is greater than one-third of the widest portion, the cell is classified as a band cell or an immature neutrophil."

Three-minute peripheral blood film evaluation: The erythron and thrombon
December 1, 2004

Evaluating a peripheral blood film validates cell counts performed by hematology analyzers, plus it offers valuable diagnostic information relayed by erythrocytes, platelets, and leukocytes.

Three-minute peripheral blood film evaluation: Preparing the film
December 1, 2004

A peripheral blood film evaluation should be part of all complete blood counts, regardless of whether hematology is performed in-house or at a reference laboratory.

Symposium on a three-minute peripheral blood film evaluation
December 1, 2004

Many veterinarians and technicians do not routinely evaluate blood films microscopically, largely because they lack confidence in either preparing a well-made blood film or in being able to accurately identify important abnormalities.

Three-minute peripheral blood film evaluation: The leukon
December 1, 2004

In this article, we again use a question-based format to guide you in evaluating the leukon by assessing white blood cell numbers and morphology.

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