An Overview of our Veterinary In-House Laboratory at Animal General
At Animal General, we work hard to make sure we offer every resource available to our patients in New York City. Our animal hospital is proud to offer a veterinary in-house laboratory to our patients. We believe that our laboratory sets us apart from other hospitals because we can perform a variety of diagnostic procedures right here in our offices. Take a look at some of the benefits of our in-house laboratory below.
The Benefits of Using a Veterinary In-House Laboratory
By offering a veterinary in-house laboratory, there are a number of benefits that we can provide to our patients. Some of these benefits include:
- Because we don't outsource our lab work to a third party, we can save our patients money. By cutting out the middle man, we can reduce the cost of our procedures.
- Our lab samples do not have to leave our office to get to the diagnostic equipment. This means that there are fewer opportunities for mistakes.
- By keeping our procedures in house, we can run our tests more quickly. This means that we can diagnose your pets faster and start any required treatment as soon as possible.
We believe that these benefits allow us to provide better care to your pets.
What We Can Do in Our Lab
Because we have a lab in-house, there are a number of different tests that we can run. These include:
Blood Tests: We can run blood tests in our lab as soon as the sample is drawn. Some of the tests we can run include a complete blood count, a metabolic panel, and a variety of detailed cultures. This means that we can diagnose infections, clotting problems, kidney disorders, and more.
Urine Tests: We can also run tests on urine. When we take a sample of urine from your pet, we can look for a urinary tract infection, issues with your pet's kidneys, and even signs of diabetes.
Spinal Fluid: If necessary, our lab can even run tests on spinal fluid. This can be important in the diagnosis of dangerous diseases such as meningitis and encephalitis.
Contact Animal General Today to Make an Appointment
At Animal General, we take a great deal of pride in the services that we provide to our patients. We know that our families love their pets, which is why we provide the best health care possible. We will leave no stone unturned when it comes to the health of your pet. If you are looking for a reliable animal hospital in New York City, look no further than Animal General. Call us today at 212-501-9600 to make an appointment.