ISBN 9788181892133,Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosis

Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosis


R S Chauhan


IBDC Publisher



IBDC Publisher

Publication Year 2003

ISBN 9788181892133

ISBN-10 8181892135

Hard Back

Language (English)

Medicine: general issues

The book Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosis is meant for students of Veterinary sciences, field veterinarians, diagnosticians and teachers. There are 28 chapters in this book covering almost all the aspects of diagnosis including blood, urine, faeces, CSF, synovial fiuid, milk, serum, skin scraping and bone marrow examination using latest generation technologies. Various immunological tests are described which can be carried out under Indian conditions for confirmatory diagnosis of diseases. The methods of collection, preservation and dispatch of the clinical specimens are described specially under field conditions. A chapter on cytopathology and biopsy is included which will be helpful in diagnosis of cancer and other ailments of animals. Histopathologcial examination is described to diagnose the diseases when there is only formalin fixed clinical specimens are available.

Various immunopathological techniques like immunoperoxidase, avidin biotin complex assay, PAP techniques, etc. are described for confirmatory diagnosis of diseases of animals and poultry. All the techniques are supported with photographs or line drawings to make them more understandable. In second edition, new chapters on Diangnosis of TB, JD and STD is; laboratory safety, certificaton of ISO 9001; 2000, ISO 17025 and GLP and Biosafety levels are included for the benefit of readers, which may not be available in other books of laboratory diagnosis. The book is useful to the students of BVSc & AH in Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosis (VLD) course during 4th and 5th year of their course programme. Most routinely observed problems and commonly asked questions are given with each chapter for self assessment. If will be quite useful book for them.