Pet In-House Laboratory in San Diego, CA

Our pet hospital is able to process a wide range of diagnostic laboratory tests with our in-house pet laboratory.

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The benefits of an in-house laboratory

An in-house pet laboratory is specifically designed for the diagnostic testing of animals, typically pets such as cats and dogs. These laboratories generally are found within veterinary clinics or animal hospitals. They are equipped with the necessary equipment and staff to perform a wide range of diagnostic testing. These tests can include blood work, urinalysis, fecal analysis, and microbiological cultures.

An in-house pet laboratory allows veterinarians to quickly and accurately diagnose and treat a wide range of medical conditions in pets. With immediate access to test results, veterinarians can make prompt and informed decisions about the best treatment for their patients. An in-house pet laboratory also allows for more efficient and cost-effective care for pets. It eliminates the need to send samples to an outside laboratory, which can take several days to receive results.

An in-house pet laboratory is staffed with trained veterinary technicians responsible for performing the tests, analyzing the results, and reporting the findings to the veterinarian. These technicians are trained in the latest laboratory techniques and procedures. They can perform various tests, from basic blood work to more specialized tests such as cytology, histopathology, and serology.

The laboratory equipment used in an in-house pet laboratory is state-of-the-art and specifically designed for use in animals. This includes blood chemistry and hematology analyzers, microscopes for examining cells and tissues, and culture equipment for growing bacteria and other microorganisms. These tools and technology allow veterinarians to perform a wide range of diagnostic tests and make accurate diagnoses, leading to better pet outcomes.

Veterinary laboratories are a significant part of providing quality care for pets. Wondering if your pet might need to make use of our laboratory services? Get in touch today.

We run tests to include:

  • Blood testing
  • Testing Urine
  • Stool tests
  • Parasite testing
  • Digital X-rays
  • Ultrasonography
  • …and more!