What is cytology and how does it benefit the diagnostic process?
Cytology is simply the study of cells and is an extremely useful diagnostic tool that is used on a daily basis in veterinary dermatology.
Cytological samples are stained with special chemical stains to allow visualisation of the cellular and other material. We do this at our own on-site laboratory and can have the diagnosis with you in a matter of minutes.
Below, we’ve listed examples of situations where cytology is particularly useful: