Fundamentals of Cytology for ECC Veterinarians

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When examining a blood film from a dog, which ONE of the following represents a NORMAL platelet count:
15 platelets/100 x field
50 platelets/100 x field
8 platelets/100 x field
3 platelets/100 x field
 
Which ONE of the following is NOT a characteristic of left-shifting in neutrophils?
Metamyelocytes
Dohle bodies
Basophilic cytoplasm
Intracellular bacteria
 
The best method to differentiate acute myeloid and acute lymphoid leukaemia is:
Flow cytometry
Immunohistochemistry
Histopathology
Examination of a blood film
 
Spherocytes can be difficult to appreciate in cats:
TRUE
FALSE
 
Heinz bodies indicate which ONE of the following processes:
Immune-mediated destruction
Oxidative damage
Bacterial infection
Mycoplasma infection
 
An effusion secondary to FIP is considered a:
Protein-rich transudate
Pure transudate
Poorly cellular exudate
Septic exudate
 
An exudative effusion is best characterised by:
NCC <5 x 109/L, TP<20g/L
NCC >5 x 109/L, TP>20g/L
NCC <5 x 109/L, TP>20g/L
NCC >5 x 109/L, TP<20g/L
 
FNA of splenic nodules (1-2cm) frequently results in a clinically relevant diagnosis.
TRUE
FALSE
 
Cytologic analysis of pericardial effusions often results in a clinically relevant diagnosis.
TRUE
FALSE
 
Chylous effusions are best characterised by which ONE of the following?
Triglycerides <1.1 mmol/L
Clear yellow fluid when viewed grossly
Numerous large lymphocytes
Numerous small mature lymphocytes