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Atlas of Clinical Avian Hematology

ISBN-10: 1405192488

ISBN-13: 9781405192484

Edition: 2009

Authors: Phillip Clark, Wayne Boardman, Shane Raidal

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List price: $119.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 5/15/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 198
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

#60;b#62;Phillip Clark#60;/b#62; is a veterinary clinical pathologist with special interest in comparative hematology. Formerly Director of Clinical Pathology Services of the Division of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences at Murdoch University, Australia. Dr Clark has written numerous scientific articles.#60;br#62;#60;p#62;#60;b#62;Wayne Boardman#60;/b#62; is Head of Veterinary Conservation Programs at Zoos South Australia, and formerly head of Veterinary Services at the Zoological Society of London, UK. He is a veterinarian with a large amount of experience with zoo and wild animals, including many species of birds.#60;br#62;#60;p#62;#60;b#62;Shane Raidal#60;/b#62; is Head of Veterinary Pathobiology at Charles Sturt University, Australia. Associate Professor Raidal is a specialist in avian health, and author of numerous scientific articles.

Dedication
Authors
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
Collection and handling of blood samples
Introduction
Taxonomy
Safety aspects
Effects of anesthesia on the hematological characteristics of birds
Volume of blood
General aspects of collection of blood from birds
Sites for vascular access in birds
Anticoagulants
Blood films
Post-collection artifacts
Measurement of hematological cells
General hematological characteristics of birds
Introduction
Erythrocytes
Leukocytes
Thrombocytes
Hematopoiesis
Particular hematological characteristics of birds
Introduction
Anseriformes (ducks, geese and swans)
Apodiformes (swifts and hummingbirds)
Caprimulgiformes (frogmouths, goatsuckers and owlet-nightjars)
Charadriiformes (gulls and shorebirds)
Ciconiiformes (herons, ibis and storks)
Coliiformes (mousebirds)
Columbiformes (pigeons and doves)
Coraciiformes (kingfishers, bee-eaters, hornbills, motmots, rollers and todies)
Cuculiformes (cuckoos, roadrunners and turacos)
Falconiformes (falcons, hawks and eagles)
Galliformes (grouse, megapodes, curassows, pheasant, partridge, quail and turkey)
Gaviiformes (divers and loons)
Gruiformes (bustards, button quail, coots and cranes)
Opisthocomiformes (hoatzin)
Passeriformes (song birds)
Pelecaniformes (cormorants, frigate birds, gannets, pelicans and tropicbirds)
Phoenicopteriformes (flamingos)
Piciformes (toucans and woodpeckers)
Podicipediformes (grebes)
Procellariiformes (albatrosses, fulmars, petrels and shearwaters)
Psittaciformes (cockatoos, lories, macaws and parrots)
Sphenisciformes (penguins)
Strigiformes (barn owls and "typical" owls)
Struthioniformes (cassowaries, emus, kiwis, ostriches and rheas)
Tinamiformes (tinamous)
Trogoniformes (trogons and quetzals)
Physiological and pathological influences on the hematological characteristics of birds
Introduction
Physiological effects on the hematological characteristics of birds
Pathological effects on the hematological characteristics of birds
Hemoparasites of birds
Introduction
Detection of hemoparasites
Morphology of hemoparasites
References
Species list: alphabetically by common name
Species list: by order
Glossary
Index