* An appendix is provided in the book so that the user can quickly identify the reference ranges for a large number of animal species
* Explains what biochemical changes occur in disease processes and provides the rationale for applying this understanding to the diagnosis of the disease process
The 6th edition of a well-known and much used standard text in the field. This book covers all aspects of the biochemical abnormalities caused by various diseases and how they relate to the biochemical changes in the blood, urine, cerebrospinal fluid, joint fluids, other body fluids and in cells. The purpose is to provide the fundamental bases for understanding the biochemical changes that occur in disease processes and in turn to provide the rationale for applying this understanding to the diagnosis of the disease process. A substantial appendix is provided so that the user can quickly identify the reference ranges for a large number of animal species.
Advanced audience of upper division veterinary and animal science students, graduate students, researchers, laboratory technicians at all levels in the health sciences wherever animals are being studied or are as patients in their own right