State-of-the-Art In-House Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
Our state-of-the-art, in-house laboratory equipment allows us to diagnose your pet 24 hours a day.
Our in-house laboratory allows us to perform many types of testing that can aid in the diagnosis and treatment of your pet. Our state-of-the-art, in-house laboratory equipment allows us to diagnose your pet 24 hours a day in most cases. An important member of our team is our Laboratory and Pharmacy Technician, who is able to perform these diagnostic tests for our veterinarians while your pet is being treated on an outpatient or hospitalized basis.
We are able to perform many tests as they are needed for your pet’s care, including:
- Blood tests
- Urine tests
- Skin scrapes
- Test for viruses (Parvovirus, Feline Leukemia Virus, and Feline Immunodeficiency Virus)
- Heartworm disease
- Fecal examinations (testing for the presence of hookworms, whipworms, tapeworms, and roundworms)
- Ear cytology
- Mass cytology
- Skin cytology
- Complete blood counts
- Blood gases
- Pancreatitis testing
We also utilize an outside laboratory for performing urine and skin cultures. This outside laboratory is Antech Diagnostics Labs, the nation’s premier veterinary diagnostic laboratory. Antech Diagnostics Labs can provide us with quick results for a wide variety of diseases, including the following types of tests:
- Bacterial cultures
- Fungal cultures
- Comprehensive thyroid panels
- Tick panels
- Vaccine titers
Wellness testing can help catch many conditions early before they become serious illnesses. Be sure to ask your veterinarian about which tests your pet may need during your pet’s next wellness exam.