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Companion Animal Practice
Getting results in clinical pathology 5. Influence of medications on haematological parameters
  1. Mark Pinches

    Mark Pinches graduated from Bristol in 1995, and spent eight years in general practice, both in the UK and abroad, before completing an MSc in wild animal health at the Royal Veterinary College, London. He is currently the Axiom clinical training scholar in clinical pathology at Bristol.


AS discussed in an article in the last issue (In Practice, May 2006, pp 274–278), medications can induce a variety of alterations in biochemical parameters. The same is true for haematological parameters and this article describes how various drugs can cause leucogram and haemogram changes.

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