Helene Pendl, Dr. med. vet. 1, P. Wencel, DVM 2
1 Pendl Lab. Inc., Zug, Switzerland
2 ul. Weteranow 32/1, Lublin, Poland
Short Description of the Lab
This wet-lab is intended for both beginners and advanced participants to provide information and practical skills necessary to effectively use diagnostic microscopy in daily avian practice. Preparation, staining and evaluation of cytologic samples such as swabs, scrapings, imprints and squash preparations as well as blood films and fecal samples will be trained in a practical manner. Contents include tips and tricks on correct setting and use of the microscope, pros and cons of different staining and preparation techniques, how to scan a wet mount, what to search for in a fecal sample, and basic cell recognition in cytologic and hematologic specimens. Participation in this course is recommended as preparation for the advanced course.