Bone marrow and lymph node evaluation.

TitleBone marrow and lymph node evaluation.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsTornquist SJ
JournalThe Veterinary clinics of North America. Equine practice
Volume24
Issue2
Pagination261-83, v
Date Published2008 Aug
ISSN1558-4224
KeywordsAnimals, Bone Marrow, Horse Diseases, Horses, Immunophenotyping, Lymph Nodes, Lymphatic Metastasis, Neoplasms, Prognosis
Abstract

Evaluation of equine bone marrow and lymph node samples can provide the definitive diagnosis in some cases, and may provide useful information in other cases. Some newer techniques, including immunophenotyping of cells and clonality assays, provide the capability to more precisely identify cells, both as to origin and malignancy. Use of these techniques on equine bone marrow and lymph node samples, and compiling of the data, will eventually provide invaluable information about equine neoplasia that will greatly improve the ability to predict tumor behavior and response to therapy.

DOI10.1111/j.1365-3164.2011.00980.x
Alternate JournalVet. Clin. North Am. Equine Pract.