Clinical Pathology I - Week 3

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  1. describe the nucleus of a band neutrophil
    uniform and symmetrical
  2. describe the nucleus of a monocyte
    not symmetrical
  3. what do echinocytes indicate?
  4. what does MHCT stand for?
    micro hematocrit tube
  5. what are the two clinical classifications of anemia?
    • chronic
    • acute
  6. what are the three symptoms of chronic clinical anemia?
    • pale mucous membranes
    • edema/ascites
    • heart murmur
  7. where do you check mucous membranes on a dog?
    mouth and eyes
  8. where is the best place to check mucous membranes on a cat?
    inside ears
  9. what is edema?
    collection of fluid
  10. what is ascites?
    collection of fluid in the abdomen
  11. where is edema visible in cattle with chronic clinical anemia?
  12. what is the time-frame classification for chronic clinical anemia?
    3 days or over 72 hours
  13. what is meant by acute clinical anemia?
    rapid onset
  14. what are the three symptoms of acute clinical anemia?
    • icterus
    • hemoglobinurea
    • elevated temperature
  15. what is icterus?
    orange/amber discoloration of skin and/or mucous membranes
  16. what is hemoglobinurea?
    dark, maroon colored blood in urine
  17. what are the two types of regenerative anemia?
    • blood loss anemia
    • hemolytic anemia
  18. what are two causes of blood loss anemia?
    • hemmorrhage
    • blood sucking parasites
  19. what are the three causes of hemolytic anemia?
    • RBC parasites
    • infection
    • toxins
  20. what are the two causes for food deficiencies?
    • lack of quality protein (low TDN)
    • lack of iron, copper, cobalt, B complex, water and calories
  21. what are four causes for nutritional deficiencies?
    • poor quality or lack of food
    • malabsorption syndrome
    • internal parasites
    • stomatitis or gingivitis
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Clinical Pathology I - Week 3
2013-09-17 03:44:01
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