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Pet Health Diagnostic lab Services

Pet Health Diagnostic Lab Testing:

MAAH has the ability to perform the following laboratory tests in-house, or with outside laboratories, for our patients/clients as needed:

  • Allergy Testing: Pet’s serum is tested for sensitivity to inhalants such as pollens from trees, grasses, weeds & shrubs, fungi, fleas, house dust and mites
  • Anti Thrombin Measured to detect DIC(a common and life-threatening complication of serious disease), and to assess risk of blood clots in patients with low protein levels.
  • Bile Acids: Measured to assess liver function.
  • Blood Gas Analysis: Measured to assess respiratory and metabolic balance of oxygen, carbon dioxide and the effects on blood ph.
  • Doppler for Blood pressure: Provides a quick and non-invasive way to estimate how well blood is circulating to the tissues.
  • Blood Typing To determine blood types in dogs and cats in anticipation of transfusions.
  • Buccal Mucosal Bleeding Time: A test to measure coagulation parameters related to platelets, vonWillebrand's disease, etc.
  • Canine Borrelia Antibody Test: To detect Lyme disease.
  • Canine Occult Heartworm Test: To detect infestation with heartworms.
  • Canine Parvo Test: To detect a common and life-threatening viral intestinal disease.
  • Capnography: To assess expired carbon dioxide concentrations. Coagulation Measurement of PT, APTT, and ACT to assess risk of clotting problems.
  • Glucose Curve: To assess insulin therapy in our diabetic pets. Minimal blood sampling and patient handling leads to a happier patient and more accurate results.
  • Cytology: To assess cellular composition and different type of cell in tumor and fluids analysis from abdomen or thorax. Ear cytology to diagnose different type of ear infections in dog & cats. Fecal cytology to find infection or inflammatory cells.
  • Vaginal Cytology: to find the  right time of breeding or Artificial Insemination in dogs
  • D-Dimer Testing: To aid in diagnosis of DIC.
  • ECG : Allows us to visualize the electrical conductivity of the heart in order to detect any life threatening abnormalities.
  • Brucellosis test: This test is done  before starting breeding dogs.
  • E.R.D.-Screen® or Microalbuminuria(MA): A urine test that provides early detection of renal disease in dogs.
  • Ethylene Glycol Test: To detect exposure to antifreeze.
  • FDP Testing :To aid in diagnosis of DIC.
  • Fecal Analysis: To detect intestinal parasites.
  • Feline Felv/Fiv Test: To detect presence of Feline Leukemia Virus and Feline Immunodeficiency Virus.
  • Fungal Cultures: To detect fungal infections of the skin.
  • Fructosamine: Provides a picture of the blood glucose level over a window of the 2-3 weeks prior to testing; aids in the management of diabetes.
  • Antigen GiardiaTesting: To detect presence of this common cause for diarrhea. 
  • Hematology Automated machinery measures white cell, red cell and platelet counts as part of assessment for anemia, infection and platelet disorders; a vital part of most patients' workup.
  • Ionized Calcium: Useful in evaluation of disease of calcium regulation.
  • Pvika Testing: To detect exposure to common rodent poisons and evaluate response to treatment, and to assess part of liver function in patients with advanced liver disease.
  • Pulse Oximetry: Provides a non-invasive way to measure oxygen concentration in the bloodstream.
  • Refractometry: To assess the specific gravity & protein levels in urine & body fluids
  • Serum Chemistry Analyzer: Measures key chemicals in the blood stream to assess organ inflammation, organ function, blood sugar, electrolytes, protein levels and other vital parameters.
  • Skin Scraping: To diagnose mange , mites and scabies.
  • Tick Serology Test/ PCR Tick Born Panel: to diagnose tick born diseases such as Lyme, Ehrlichia canis, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever.
  • T-4 ( Thyroid Profile):Measures to assess thyroid function in dogs and cats.
  • Tonometry: To detect inflammation and glaucoma of the eye, by measuring intraocular pressure (IOP).
  • Urinalysis: To assess kidney function and urinary tract inflammation or infection.
  • Urine Cultue & MIC: To determine type of infection and drug sensitivity to it.
  • Wisdom Panel: It is Mixed- Breed Genetic Analysis Test. It detects breeds in your dog’s ancestry, back to his great grandparents. It is blood test.
  • Vaccine Titer: We offer Dog Vaccine Titer and Cat Vaccine Titer to determine to give booster vaccines in Dog and Cats.
  • Biopsies: ( Microscopic examination of tumor cells).It is recommended to do biopsies after every mass removal to determine whether tumor is benign or malignant.
  • We use Antech Diagnostic Lab and Michigan State University lab as off-site labs. We get results back within 24 - 48 hours, depending upon the test.
  • We have on-site X-ray machines, EKG, Pulse oximetry, Doppler blood pressure monitor,
  • Tono-Vet diagnose glaucoma in dogs and cats.


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