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Diagnostic value of exfoliative cytology of body fluids in dogs and cats
  1. RW Else and
  2. JW Simpson
  1. Department of Veterinary Pathology, School of Veterinary Studies, Summerhall, Edinburgh.


A method for collecting body fluids for cytological examination and their subsequent preparation and staining is described. The results of the cytological examination of 80 dogs and 26 cats over a period of three years are reported, indicating the number and types of condition which can be diagnosed, together with the clinicopathological correlations.

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