LA2: Equine Pathology
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Why is the serum normally yellow?
inc billirubin from having no gallbladder
The PCV varies with age, fitness, and breed. What is its common range?
With RBC's what is normal to see?
What is not normal to see?
The eosinophils look like what?
What is normal to find WBC wise?
- stain a bit darker
What is to be said of the platelets?
uniform shape and size
How are electrolytes lost?SUFS
Chloride is usually lost in the saliva, but can also decrease when the horse....
colics esp. w/ impaction
The blister beetle causes what kind of toxicity?
What does the blister beetle cause a decrease in?
What 2 electrolyte deficiencies can happen in extreme electrolyte imbalance?
As far as protein, what is the most abundant globulin that is important for immune function?
_ is incharge of muscle function and elevation is proportional to the amount of damage.
CPK creatine phosphokinase
What does an inc in CPK indicate?IRC
- compartment syndrome
What two chemistries are used for both liver and muscle function?
Which chemistry is liver specific?
SDH sorbitol hehydrogenate
What are the other indicatiors of liver function?3
What can brief anorexia cause?
GGT is elevated 2-3x's in who?
donkeys and mules
What 3 chemistries represent renal function?
When will BUN, creatinine, and Ca be elevated?DPR%
- protein elevation
- renal failure
_ and _ will be elevated with intestinal damage and parasites
Normal blood glucose
When will blood glucose be increased?SECCG
- glucocorticoid use
When will blood glucose be decreased?PSLF
- pregnancy toxemia
- liver failure
- foal inappetance
Normal color of urine
Normal SG of urine
What are other normal findings in urine?MFSC
- struvite crystals
- calcium crystals
Dark brown urine means
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