Cytology testing service by experienced pathologists

Table of tests

This is the full range of standard tests, if there is a test you require that is not listed please contact us.

CYTOLOGY

FNAB, Impression smear, surface scraping
Discharge (vaginal, nasal, aural)
Bronchoalveolar Lavage (BAL), Tracheal Wash, Nasal Flush
Abdominal, Thoracic, Pericardial and Joint Fluid
Bone Marrow cytology
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF)

URINE

Urine cytology
Urine protein/creatinine ratio
Urinalysis (urine stix, urine specific gravity and urine cytology)

HISTOPATHOLOGY

Soft tissue
Bony tissue
Ophthalmic pathology

HAEMATOLOGY

Full Blood Count (FBC)
Blood Smear examination
Platelet count
Reticulocyte count
Buffy Coat smear

Coagulation
Prothrombin Time (PT)
Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time (aPTT)
Prothrombin Time (PT) + Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time (aPTT)

Immunology
Canine Direct Coombs Test
Feline Direct Coombs Test

BIOCHEMISTRY

We offer a range of profiles or alternatively you can request a single chemistry on its own

Profile 1 (P1) FBC & blood smear, Glucose, Urea, Creatinine, Protein, Albumin, Globulin, A;G, ALT, AP, Ca, Urine SG
Profile 2 (P2) FBC & blood smear, Glucose, Urea, Creatinine, Protein, Albumin, Globulin, A;G, ALT, AP, T bilirubin, Amylase, Ca, Urine SG
Profile 3 (P3) FBC & blood smear, Glucose, Urea, Creatinine, Protein, Albumin, Globulin, A;G, ALT, AP, Cholesterol, T bilirubin, Amylase, Lipase, Na, K, Cl, Ca, Phosphate, CK, Urine SG
Liver A (LA) FBC & blood smear, Glucose, Urea, Creatinine, Protein, Albumin, Globulin, A;G, ALT, AP, Cholesterol, T bilirubin, Bile Acids. Urine SG, Bilirubin and Urobilirubin
Liver B (LB) FBC & blood smear, Glucose, Urea, Creatinine, Protein, Albumin, Globulin, A;G, ALT, AP, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, T bilirubin, Dynamic Bile Acids. Urine SG, Bilirubin and Urobilirubin
Pu/PD (PuPd) FBC & blood smear, Glucose, Urea, Creatinine, Protein, Albumin, Globulin, A;G, ALT, AP, Cholesterol, T bilirubin, Na, K, Cl, Ca, Phosphate, Urine SG
Geriatric Cat A (GCA) FBC & blood smear, Glucose, Urea, Creatinine, Protein, Albumin, Globulin, A;G, ALT, AP, Na, K, Cl, Ca, Phosphate, Mg, Urine SG
Geriatric Cat B (GCB) FBC & blood smear, Glucose, Urea, Creatinine, Protein, Albumin, Globulin, A;G, ALT, AP, Na, K, Cl, Ca, Phosphate, Mg, T4, Urine SG
Collapse/fitting (CF) FBC & blood smear, Glucose, Urea, Creatinine, Protein, ALT, AP, Bile Acids, Na, K, Cl, Ca, Phosphate, CK, Urine SG

Dynamic Bile Acids test (fasting and two hours post prandial)
Low dose dexamethasone suppresion test (canine)
High dose dexamethasone suppresion test (canine)
ACTH stimulation test (canine)
Total T4

FAECAL TESTS

Baermann faecal float for lungworm larvae

BACTERIOLOGY

Ear, mouth, nose, genital  - Aerobic culture and identification sensitivity
Urine - aerobic culture and identification sensitivity

Wounds, sinus tracts, joint, thoracic & abdominal fluid, blood, oral, ocular, BAL/TTW, lung, CSF - Aerobic culture and identification and sensitivity plus Anaerobic culture, gram stain and morphology.



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