Clinical Pathology Lab
Clinical pathology assists the diagnosis of and study of disease using laboratory testing of blood, urine and body fluids, and microscopic evaluation of tissue.Contact us
What makes us unique
Our highly trained team of veterinary clinical pathologists and technologists support U-Vet, referring veterinarians and researchers in the diagnosis and treatment of many animal species. Our clinical pathology laboratory provides on-site services to the U-Vet Animal Hospital allowing rapid, real time delivery of accurate results and diagnoses to assist our veterinarians in providing high quality patient care.
Services we offer
We offer a range of clinical pathology services, including:
- diagnostic haematology and biochemistry
- cytology endocrinology
- body fluid analysis
- coagulation testing
We participate in internal and external quality control programs, to ensure accuracy of results, and use instrumentation and test methods that are appropriate for veterinary species. Our dedicated clinical pathology team coordinate with our other specialist services all of whom can assist in providing the best comprehensive care to make the best decisions for you and your pet.
- Sysmex haematology analyser
- Cobas Integra 400 biochemistry analyser
- Stago coagulation analyser
- Immulite immunoassay analyser
- Microscopy and digital imaging
- Cytospin for fluid analysis.
Dr Natalie Courtman
Image: Granular lymphocyte leukaemia in a dog
Image: Trichomonas infection in a crop wash from a bird
Image: Melanoma cancer cytology in a dog