1. General Approach to Fetal and Neonatal Loss

  1. Bradley L. Njaa DVM, MVSc, DACVP
  1. R. Flint Taylor DVM, MS1 and
  2. Bradley L. Njaa DVM, MVSc, DACVP2

Published Online: 22 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119949053.ch1

Kirkbride's Diagnosis of Abortion and Neonatal Loss in Animals, Fourth Edition

Kirkbride's Diagnosis of Abortion and Neonatal Loss in Animals, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Taylor, R. F. and Njaa, B. L. (2012) General Approach to Fetal and Neonatal Loss, in Kirkbride's Diagnosis of Abortion and Neonatal Loss in Animals, Fourth Edition (ed B. L. Njaa), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119949053.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    New Mexico Veterinary Diagnostic Services, New Mexico Department of Agriculture, Albuquerque, NM, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470958520

Online ISBN: 9781119949053

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Keywords:

  • fetal and neonatal loss, general approach;
  • abortion or neonatal death, definitive diagnosis;
  • fetal and neonatal losses, and companion animals;
  • abortion diagnostics, key concepts;
  • detailed history, for diagnostic success;
  • animal information;
  • preventative and treatment therapies;
  • tissue collection, for effective abortion diagnostics;
  • sporadic abortions versus abortion storms;
  • abortion diagnostics, challenging

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Background prediagnostics

  • Diagnostic investigation

  • Topics of special consideration