Laboratory

In our in-house laboratory we have a range of equipment which allows us to run tests to help with the diagnosing of our patients.

Microscope

This is used to examine:

 

  • Urine - to look for parasites, blood cells, bacteria or crystals.

  • Blood - to identify parasitic infections, clotting disorders or any significant changes in morphology.

  • Skin - to show parasites such as demodex, mites and fleas. We also examine the cells from various lumps and bumps to help determine the type of growth.

Biochemistry

 

Allows us to test the function of patients' internal organs in less than 15 minutes.

 

Haematology

Allows us to asses patients' blood and blood cells in just 10 minutes. It can test up to 18 different parameters in dogs, cats, rabbits and rats, including leukocytes, erythrocytes and thrombocytes.

Glucometer

 

Tests a patient's blood glucose levels within seconds. We use this to help monitor our diabetic patients.

 

Urinalysis

 

This allows us to test the animals urine within minutes. It shows us any chemical and physical changes in the urine which can help identify many diseases such as, urinary tract infections, musculoskeletal disorders and neoplasia.

Snap Tests

Pancreatitis

 

Tests the pancreatic lipase levels for dogs and cats who present with vomiting, anorexia and abdominal pain in just 10 minutes.

 

Lungworm

 

A quick 15 minute test to determine if a dog is positive or negative to the Lungworm parasite.

FIV/FeLV
 

This test is used to detect antibodies to FIV (feline immunodeficiency virus) and FeLV (feline leukaemia virus) in just 10 minutes.

 

Parvovirus

 

Used to test dogs and cats who present with a sudden onset of vomiting, diarrhoea, lethargy and fever. Helps to prevent the spread of this deadly disease with results in just 8 minutes.

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152 Elliott St
Tyldesley, M29 8FJ
United Kingdom

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