Fine needle aspiration cytology in the diagnosis of canine thyroid carcinoma

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Thompson EJ, Stirtzinger T, Lumsden JH, et al.

Can Vet J 1980;21:186-188.

In 11 dogs with thyroid carcinomas there was a good correlation between cytological results of fine needle aspiration biopsy and histological findings. The only difficulty with the aspiration technique was excessive contamination with blood of a third of the specimens.