Peter S. Chapman, BVetMed, DECVIM-CA, DACVIM, MRCVS, Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center, Levittown, Pennsylvania
Peter S. Chapman, BVetMed, DECVIM-CA, DACVIM, MRCVS, practices veterinary internal medicine at a large multispecialty hospital in the Philadelphia area, serves as the director of the residency program at Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center in Levittown, Pennsylvania, and is on the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine examination committee. Dr. Chapman has been published extensively on various internal medicine topics. His interests include all aspects of internal medicine, particularly endocrine and hematologic disease.
*Clinicians should reference their laboratory’s reference range when determining whether a value may be elevated, as reference ranges can vary between laboratories.
**Hypercholesterolemia should only be considered significant if the patient has been fasted for 8 hours prior to sample collection.
ALP = alkaline phosphatase, ALT = alanine aminotransferase, GGT = gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase, HCT = hematocrit, IMHA = immune-mediated hemolytic anemia, PCV = packed cell volume
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