Clinical PathologyA good-quality smear and the ability to distinguish a diagnostic specimen from a nondiagnostic one are critical first steps in sample evaluation.
Clinical PathologyCytologic grading of MCTs provides significant prognostic information, can be useful in determining a treatment plan, and correlates well with clinical outcome.
Clinical PathologyCytology is a relatively easy and useful diagnostic tool that can be used in everyday practice. It is recommended to use different methods/techniques to maximize the chances of obtaining a diagnostic sample.
CytologyCytology is one of the most important yet commonly underused tools in veterinary medicine. It is a quick, easy, and inexpensive means of gathering a tremendous amount of diagnostic information.
Cytology, the microscopic examination of tissue samples spread onto slides, is a powerful tool for evaluation of skin lesions in dogs and cats.
Anne Barger, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVP Cytology is a quick, easy, and inexpensive diagnostic tool.