Malassezia from ear swab
Malassezia from ear swab
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Canine Vaginal Cytology - proestrus
Canine Vaginal Cytology - proestrus

A mixed population of small and large intermediate cells are seen. Red blood cells are also present.

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Canine Vaginal Cytology - estrus
Canine Vaginal Cytology - estrus

Superficial cells make up the vast majority of the cells seen. Many are also cornified.

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Canine Vaginal cytology - diestrus
Canine Vaginal cytology - diestrus

Parabasal and intermediate cells return. Superficial cells are absent.

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Bacteria in vaginal cytology
Bacteria in vaginal cytology

Adhered to the surface of a cornified superficial cell.

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Canine Vaginal cytology
Canine Vaginal cytology

Neutrophils and a small intermediate cell present on a vaginal smear.

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Canine vaginal cytology
Canine vaginal cytology

Neutrophils and red blood cells present on a vaginal smear.

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Canine Vaginal Cytology
Canine Vaginal Cytology

Parabasal vaginal epithelial cells (arrows) with small intermediate cells (arrow heads).

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Canine Vaginal Cytology
Canine Vaginal Cytology

Small intermediate vaginal epithelial cell.

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Canine Vaginal Cytology
Canine Vaginal Cytology

Large intermediate vaginal epithelial cells.

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Canine Vaginal Cytology
Canine Vaginal Cytology

Cornified superficial vaginal epithelial cell (arrow). Note the pyknotic nucleus. Anuclear superficial cell is also present (arrow head).

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Canine vaginal cytology
Canine vaginal cytology

Anuclear superficial vaginal epithelial cell. These cell types predominate during the estrus period.

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Mitotic figure (Lymph node cytology)
Mitotic figure (Lymph node cytology)
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Anisonucleoliosis (Lymph node)
Anisonucleoliosis (Lymph node)

Variation in the size of the nucleoli.

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Lymph node cytology
Lymph node cytology
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Lymph node cytology
Lymph node cytology
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Adipocytes from a lipoma
Adipocytes from a lipoma

Mass consisting of adipocytes, which are a mesenchymal-type cell. (From Rosenfeld, Andrew J. and Dial, Sharon M. 2010. Clinical Pathology for the Veterinary Team, Ames: Blackwell Publishing.

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Ciliated epithelial cells
Ciliated epithelial cells

From lung aspirate (From Hendrix, Charles M. and Sirois, Margi. 2007. Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians, 5th ed. St. Louis: Mosby-Elsevier)

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Phagocytosed bacteria
Phagocytosed bacteria

Periotoneal fluid. Phagocytosed bacteria noted within neutrophils. Defined as "septic"

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Phagocytosed neutrophil
Phagocytosed neutrophil

Macrophage containing a phagocytosed neutrophil from a peritoneal fluid sample.

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Karyolysis
Karyolysis

Degenerative neutrophils displaying karyolysis. The nuclear membrane has lost its integrity causing the nucleus to appear "lacy" and density.

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Pyknotic neutrophil
Pyknotic neutrophil

Pyknotic nucleus displaying the dark and condensed morphology. The segmentation of the nucleus is described as Karyorrhexis.

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Peritoneal fluid
Peritoneal fluid

Neutrophils present in a peritoneal fluid sample. The fluid is classified as suppurative as it contains a majority of neutrophils.

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Macrophage (periotoneal fluid)
Macrophage (periotoneal fluid)

Also present: neutrophils and red blood cells

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Mast Cell tumor imprint
Mast Cell tumor imprint
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Sperm morphology
Sperm morphology

Stained with live/dead stain. White cells are live, while pink cells that absorb the stain are dead.

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