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Pathology in Practice

Sean T. Spagnoli DVM1, Keiichi Kuroki DVM, PhD, DACVP2, Susan K. Schommer PhD3, Thomas J. Reilly PhD4, and William H. Fales PhD, DACVM5
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  • 1 Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211.
  • | 2 Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211.
  • | 3 Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211.
  • | 4 Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211.
  • | 5 Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211.

Contributor Notes

Address correspondence to Dr. Kuroki (kurokik@missouri.edu).