Cases given a structured diagnosis (SD), which indicates the primary necropsy
finding by the examining pathologist.
The recently published Guidelines for Safe Work Practices in Human and Animal Medical Diagnostic Laboratories (8) provides a comprehensive approach to safe work practices in various human and animal diagnostic laboratory settings, including animal necropsy
To be effective in protecting bottle-nose dolphins, Wells says, we need to understand the threats they face, and the necropsy
is a valuable source of information on cause of death.
tissues are often not suited as specimens for conventional laboratory diagnosis of leptospirosis (9,6).
This study is a retrospective review of necropsy
reports during a period of time when the NDGF did not have a veterinarian on staff.
Confirmation protocols include laboratory analysis, clinical and epidemiologic assessment, and verification by necropsy
of case-patients who had pathologic features characteristic of leptospirosis in lungs, kidneys, and liver.
Stroud begins the necropsy
by placing the wolf on an examining table.
She was euthanized and necropsy
revealed small, pale kidneys.
Specimens of Kemp's ridley and loggerhead sea turtles which died during captive rearing (1984 to 1996) were subjected to complete necropsy
Over the 8-month period, an epidemic level of this disease, 51% (24/47), was identified in the dead or moribund toadfish submitted for necropsy