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Cytological Analysis Advanced - VETS9057

This Unit of Study focuses on the processing and interpretation of cytological samples. This will include both fluid and solid tissue analysis. There will be an emphasis on description and interpretation of fluids and solid tissue cytology. There will be an expectation that report writing will be of a high standard. At the end of this Unit of Study, students will: Process cytological samples from urine, joints, body cavities and cerebrospinal fluid; Process cytological samples from solid tissue (including fine needle cell aspirates, imprints and scrapings); Identify and interpret cells and other morphological structures in fluids and solid; Interpret pathological processes and common conditions in cytological samples; Write superior reports for cytological samples.

Classes
Supervision

Assessment
Assessment may be negotiated between student and supervisor to the equivalent of: 5,000 - 6,000 words of formal, written assignments (includes case reports), One 15 minute presentation, Cytological processing and reporting (non-negotiable).

Textbooks
Raskin RE. Meyer DJ. eds. Atlas of Canine and Feline Cytology. 1st edn. Philadelphia: WB Saunders 2001. ISBN 0-7216-6335-4 Baker R. Lumsden JH. eds. Color Atlas of Cytology of the Dog and Cat. 1st edn. St Louis: Mosby. 2000. ISBN 0-8151-0402-2 Cowell RL. Tyler RD. Meinkoth JH. eds. Diagnostic Cytology and Hematology of the Dog and Cat. 2nd edn, St Louis: Mosby. 1999. ISBN 0-8151-0362-X Cowell RL. Tyler RD. eds Diagnostic Cytology and Hematology of the Horse. 2nd edn. St Louis: Mosby Inc. 2002. ISBN 0-323-01317-1

Additional information
Students must have current registration with the NSW Veterinary Practitioners Board, Australia and must be admitted into a UVTH residency training program.

Pre-requisites

VETS9050

Details

Faculty: Science

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: School of Veterinary Science Academic Operations
Study Mode: Supervision
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Science

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: School of Veterinary Science Academic Operations
Study Mode: Supervision
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: A/Prof Mark Krockenberger
HECS Band: 3
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