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Pathology in Practice

Devika Bahal DVM, MS1, Randi M. Gold DVM, PhD2, and John F. Edwards DVM, PhD2
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  • 1 1Top Dog Pets Clinic, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400061, India.
  • | 2 2Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843.

Contributor Notes

Dr. Bahal's present address is the College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824.

Dr. Gold's present address is Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, College Station, TX 77843.

Address correspondence to Dr. Edwards (jfedwards@tamu.edu).