Murdoch University Research Repository

Welcome to the Murdoch University Research Repository

The Murdoch University Research Repository is an open access digital collection of research
created by Murdoch University staff, researchers and postgraduate students.

Learn more

Sysmex XT-2000iV scattergram analysis in a cat with basophilia

Stranieri, A., Ferrari, R., Zanzani, S. and Rossi, G.ORCID: 0000-0003-4879-9504 (2016) Sysmex XT-2000iV scattergram analysis in a cat with basophilia. Veterinary Clinical Pathology, 45 (2). pp. 225-228.

[img]
Preview
PDF - Authors' Version
Download (216kB) | Preview
Link to Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/vcp.12340
*Subscription may be required

Abstract

A 13-year-old female Domestic Shorthair cat was presented to the Veterinary Teaching Hospital of the University of Milan for an interscapular mass suspected to be a mesenchymal malignant tumor. A preoperative CBC performed with Sysmex XT-2000iV showed leukocytosis with neutrophilia and eosinophilia. The Sysmex WBC/DIFF scattergram showed an additional, well-separated cluster of events between the neutrophil, eosinophil, and lymphocyte clusters. Blood smear evaluation revealed the presence of a significant number of basophils; thus, it was hypothesized that the additional cluster could represent the basophilic population. A second CBC, 24 days later, showed the same pattern on the WBC/DIFF scattergram in the absence of leukocytosis and neutrophilia. After surgical excision of the mass, a definitive diagnosis of feline injection site sarcoma was made. To the author's knowledge, there are no previous reports about the identification of feline basophils in the WBC/DIFF scattergram of Sysmex XT-2000iV.

Item Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation(s): School of Veterinary and Life Sciences
Publisher: American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology
Copyright: © 2016 American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology.
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/30297
Item Control Page Item Control Page

Downloads

Downloads per month over past year