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    Hematologic/immunologic  matters of interest VS 441
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    Anemia Red cells--function—O2/CO2 transport Anemia—decrease in circulating RBCs.  Not a diganosis per se. Causes: Decreased production  Increased destruction Loss
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    Types Acute/chronic Regenerative/non-regenerative
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    Approach to anemic patient Thorough history, PE Signs of blood loss Icterus? Abdominal palpation
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    Laboratory PCV/TS Color of plasma? CBC—RBC numbers, morphology, size, WBC,  platelets, reticulocyte count Coomb’s test—hemagglutination Bone marrow aspirate—regenerative/non- regenerative   
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    Laboratory Chemistry profile Bilirubin Total protein Evidence of systemic disease UA Bilirubinemia Hemogloinuria USG Feline leukemia test Most common cause of anemia in cat
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    Anemia—blood loss External hemorrhage--trauma
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This note was uploaded on 11/30/2009 for the course VS 441 taught by Professor Newell during the Fall '03 term at Becker College.

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