Global database to help in the diagnosis of canine kidney disease

April 2010
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;4/10/2010, Vol. 166 Issue 15, p442
Academic Journal
The article reports on the study conducted by the World Small Animal Veterinary Association's Renal Standardisation Group (RSG) in the U.S. that aims to improve diagnosis and treatment of kidney disease in dogs. The study uses a whole slide digital technique to create a global database of renal biopsies based on light, immunofluorescent and electron microscopy. RSG co-chair David Polzin states that the magnification of the slide can be adjusted up to 83 times, eliminating the need of microscope.


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