In-House Laboratory

The Jaffrey-Rindge Veterinary Hospital has invested in sophisticated diagnostic equipment to provide in-house laboratory testing. The following are available:

  • Blood Pressure
  • Canine 4DX Test – Heartworm, Lyme disease, Anaplasmosis, and Ehrlichia
  • CBC – Complete Blood Count. Evaluates red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets
  • Dermatophyte Culture – Helps to diagnose ringworm
  • ECG – Electrocardiogram. Evaluates the rate and rhythm of the heart
  • Electrolytes – Sodium, potassium and chloride
  • Fecal Parasite Examination – Roundworms, Hookworms, Whipworms and Coccidia are the┬ámost common
  • Feline Triple Test – Feline Leukemia, FIV, and Heartworm
  • Fluorescein Stain – Checks for corneal ulcers
  • General Profile – Measures blood sugar, kidney values, liver enzymes, cholesterol, and more
  • Giardia Antigen Test – An intestinal parasite
  • Otic Cytology – Determines the category of an ear infection
  • Schirmer Tear Test – Checks for KCS or “dry eye”
  • Skin Scrapes and Cytology – Helps to evaluate skin lesions
  • Thyroid – Total T4 level
  • Tonometry – Checks the pressure of the eye; such as for glaucoma
  • Urinalysis – Determines the concentrating ability of the kidneys and checks for blood, protein and sugar in the urine