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Back to School Special:

$20 off Comprehensive Blood work panel

with Complete Urinalysis

 

Superchem:

Platelets- help with blood clotting

RBC (red blood cell) - evaluation of red blood cells (size, shape, number)

PVC (packed cell volume) and Hemoglobin- determines type of anemia, low red blood cell levels

ALT, AST, ALP, GGT- types of liver enzymes that help us monitor liver function

Total Bilirubin- increased levels indicate jaundice, a liver disorder or damaged red blood cells

Total Protein, Albumin, A/G Ratio, Globulin (Protein levels) - used to detect disorders of the intestines, kidneys, and liver

Creatinine, BUN, Phosphorus- kidney functions

Calcium- elevated levels indicate a wide variety of disorders

Glucose (Blood sugar) - increased levels may indicate diabetes. Subnormal level may occur with disorders involving the liver, severe infection, certain types of cancer, and/or Addison’s disease

Amylase, Lipase- pancreatic function

Sodium, Potassium, Chloride- electrolytes

CPK- muscle enzyme

 

CBC (Complete Blood Count):

These numbers tell how many of each type of white blood cell are present and whether or not they appear normal.

 

T4 (Thyroid level):

In cats we look for levels above normal (hyperthyroidism) and in dogs we look for subnormal levels (hypothyroidism)

 

Complete Urinalysis:

Important means of evaluating overall kidney function, especially when done in conjunction with blood tests.  Urinalysis is also a key test for determining urinary infections or inflammation of the bladder.

Call today for more information and scheduling!

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We Recommend:

  • Cats and Dogs over the age of 7 to have yearly blood screening
  • annual combo tests for dogs over 1 year old. checks for heartworms which are transmitted by mosquitoes, as well as three locally prevalent tick borne diseases (Lyme, Ehrlichia, and Anaplasma)

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What test and treatments are there for Lyme Disease?
Lyme disease can affect both pets and people, but it is not directly transmissible from one to the other. Lyme disease is caused by a bacterium, Borrelia Burgdorferi, which is transmitted by ticks, specifically the Ixodes tick, or deer tick. The tic...

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