• Exotic Animal Laboratory Diagnosis is a practical, user-friendly guide to diagnostic testing in a wide range of exotic species.

    • Offers complete information on obtaining samples, performing tests, and interpreting laboratory results in exotic animals
    • Presents information on each species using a similar format for easy access
    • Emphasizes details on clinical biochemistries, urinalysis, and common laboratory diagnostic tests not found in other resources
    • Draws together information on selecting, performing, and using diagnostic tests into a single easy-to-use resource
    • Covers a wide range of species, including small mammals, primates, reptiles, aquatic animals, and wild, laboratory, and pet birds
  • Chapter 1 Introduction

    Chapter 2 Ferrets

    Chapter 3 Procyonids

    Chapter 4 Skunks

    Chapter 5 Rabbits

    Chapter 6 Rats and Mice

    Chapter 7 Gerbils and Hamsters

    Chapter 8 Hytrichomorph Rodents

    Chapter 9 Capybaras

    Chapter 10 Squirrels

    Chapter 11 Marsupials

    Chapter 12 Hedgehogs

    Chapter 13 Callitrichids

    Chapter 14 Lemurs

    Chapter 15 New World Primates

    Chapter 16 Chelonia

    Chapter 17 Snakes

    Chapter 18 Lizards

    Chapter 19. Amphibians

    Chapter 20 Fish

    Chapter 21 Aquatic Invertebrates

    Chapter 22 Terrestrial Invertebrates

    Chapter 23 Avian Introduction

    Chapter 24 Raptors

    Chapter 25 Parrots

    Chapter 26 Galliformes

    Chapter 27 Pigeons & Doves

    Chapter 28 Passerine Birds

    Chapter 29 Seabirds & Waterfowl

  • J. Jill Heatley is an Associate Professor in the Zoological Service at Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Heatley is board certified in both avian medicine and zoological medicine. She completed an internship in bird zoo & exotic Animal Medicine, a residency in zoological medicine, and a Master’s degree program at Louisiana State University. She served as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine for 4 years before joining TAMU in 2006.

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