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Pathology in Practice

Lisa J. Schlein DVM, MS, MBA1, Sara L. Connolly DVM, MS1, Clara Moran DVM2, and Daniel J. Duffy BVM&S, MS2
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  • 1 1Department of Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61802.
  • | 2 2Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61802.

Contributor Notes

Dr. Schlein's present address is Cell and Molecular Biology Program, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80525.

Dr. Connolly's present address is Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61802.

Dr. Duffy's present address is Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27606.

Address correspondence to Dr. Schlein (lisa.schlein@colostate.edu).