TITLE

Global database to help in the diagnosis of canine kidney disease

PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;4/10/2010, Vol. 166 Issue 15, p442
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
49252047

 

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