COURSE CODE: VPT 304
COURSE TITLE: Clinical pathology
NUMBER OF UNITS: 3 Units
COURSE DURATION: Three hours per week
Course Coordinator: Dr. Omotainse DVM., MVSc., PhD
Office Location: Department of Vet. Pathology, COLVET Building
Other Lecturers: Dr. Olaniyi, Moshood Olajire, DVM, MVSC & Dr. Ajayi, Olusola Lawrence, DVM, MVSC
Role of clinical chemistry and haematology in the management of clinical problems. Determination of blood parameters including cell values (PCV, Hb content, RBC and WBC counts) and plasma/serum concentrations of proteins, enzymes, sugar, chemical ions and metabolites. Liver function tests, renal function tests. Examination of urine for glucose, proteins, ketone bodies, blood cells, acidity and bile pigments. Biopsy and exfoliative cytology procedures. Interpretation of clinical pathology data.