Description: This clinical pathology laboratory course is designed to provide Animal Health Technology students with the opportunity to practice the principles and procedures of clinical pathology. Techniques for the safe and proper collection, handling, and storage of blood, urine, fecal, and skin samples in various species are introduced and practiced by the student. Students perform analytical tests appropriate for each sample type and evaluate the results. Safe operation and proper maintenance of laboratory equipment commonly used in the veterinary field is stressed. Appropriate veterinary medical terminology is presented.