Blood Smear Evaluation: A Critical Component of the CBC (1276)
Companion Animal Medicine |  Clinical Pathology
Sunday |  8:00 AM -  8:50 AM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||304C



Anne Barger DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVP
University of Illinois

Anne Barger received her DVM from the University of Illinois and went on to a clinical pathology residency at North Carolina State. She worked in clinical practice and for Antech for several years before joining the faculty at the University of Illinois. She is currently a clinical professor and head of clinical pathology.

Presentation Info

CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 1


Blood smear evaluation can be performed in-house and can give the practitioner very critical diagnostic information, quickly. There are easy steps to follow to get the most from evalaution.

Learning Objectives

1. Identify common poikilocytes

2. Recognize hemic parasites

3. estimate platelet and white blood cell numbers

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