Cytologic evaluation of blood, fluid, and tissue specimens is a powerful diagnostic aid in veterinary medicine. DIAGNOSTIC CYTOLOGY AND HEMATOLOGY OF THE DOG AND CAT provides the most comprehensive reference available. Introductory chapters cover sample collection and slide presentation, and flow charts guide readers to the most likely cytologic diagnosis. A new chapter on peripheral blood provides a basic understanding of hematology techniques and interpretations. Additionally, the book contains more than 400 illustrations, most in full color, and features a color plate section with 64 illustrations of cell types and infectious agents for quick viewing and comparison.