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TESTS A-Z

The tests we regularly perform are listed below. Our profiles are listed separately.  If a test you require is not listed here, please contact us.

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Title
Turnaround time
Lab Code
Assay Type
Sample Type
ACTH
Same day
LACTHE
Endocrinology
E
ACTH
Same day
LACTHE
Endocrinology
Plasma
ALT
Same day
LBIO
Biochemistry
Serum
Alb/HB occult blood (Succeed)
Same day
LSUC
Faecal analysis
Faeces
Ammonia
Same day
LAMMO
Other
Plasma
Bile Acids
Same day
LBIOBILE
Biochemistry
Serum
Bilirubin
Same day
LBIO
Biochemistry
Serum
Biochemistry - equine
Same day
LFBIO
Profile
Serum
Biochemistry - small animal
Same day
BIO
Profile
Serum
Blood culture
3-4 days
LBC
Bacteriology
Various
Blood gas analysis
Same day
LBGAS
Other
Plasma
C-Reactive Protein
Same day
LCRP
Other
Serum or Plasma
C. difficile toxins A and B
Same day
LCLOSD
Faecal analysis
Faeces
C. difficile toxins A and B
Same day
LCLOSD
Serology
Faeces
CEM - clitoral
7 days
LCEM
Bacteriology
Clitoral Swab
CEM - qPCR
1 day
LCEMP
qPCR
Clitoral Swab
CEM - stalllion
7 days
LCEMS
Bacteriology
UFS
Calcium (total)
Same day
LBIO
Biochemistry
Serum
Campylobacter jejuni
1 day
LPCR
qPCR
Faeces
Cardiac Troponin
Same day
LTROP
Other
P
Cardiac Troponin I
Same day
LTROPIN
Biochemistry
Plasma
Cholesterol
Same day
LBIO
Biochemistry
Serum
Clostridioidies difficile toxins A and B
1 day
LPCR
Serology
Swab, tissue or faecal
Clostridium difficile (toxA/toxB)
1 day
LPCR
qPCR
Faeces
Clostridium perfringens (a toxin)
1 day
LPCR
qPCR
Faeces
Clostridium perfringens toxins A and B2
1 day
LPCR
qPCR
Swab, tissue or faecal
Clotting (PT + aPTT)
Same day
LCLOT
Haematology
Citrate Blood
Coronavirus
1 day
LPCRT
qPCR
Faeces
Cortisol
Same day
LECORT
Endocrinology
Serum
Creatinine
Same day
LBIO
Biochemistry
Serum
Cryptosporidium parvum
1 day
LPCR
qPCR
Faeces
Culture & sensitivity
2 days
LBACTCS
Bacteriology
Various
Cytology - other
1 day
LCYT
Cytology, Fluid analysis
Various
EAV
1 day
LPCRT
qPCR
Various
EHV1
1 day
LPCR
qPCR
NPS
EHV4
1 day
LPCR
qPCR
NPS
EIA Coggin’s
5 days
EIACOG
Serology
Serum
EIA ELISA
1-2 days
EIAELISA
Serology
Serum
EIV (Influenza H3N8 subtype)
1 day
LPCRT
qPCR
NPS
EVA ELISA
1-2 days
EVAELISA
Serology
Serum
EVA SNT*
5 days
AHTEVA
Serology
Serum
Electrolytes
Same day
LFELECT+
Profile
Serum
Electrolytes (Na+, K+, Cl-)
Same day
LFELECT
Biochemistry
Serum
Endometrial (as above + CEM PCR)
2 days
LRESCMP
Bacteriology
ENS
Endometrial (as above + CEM culture)
7 days
LRESCM
Bacteriology
ENS
Endometrial (smear + aerobic)
2 days
LRES
Bacteriology
ENS, CES
Equine Respiratory Panel
1 day
LRESP
qPCR
Swab
Faecal Adult Panel
2 days
LFAECA
Fibrinogen
Same day
LBIO
Biochemistry
E
Fibrinogen
Same day
LBIOFIB
Haematology
Plasma
Fitness
Same day
HFPC
Profile
EDTA Blood, Serum
Fluid Analysis (WBC, TP)
Same day
LFA
Cytology, Fluid analysis
Various
Fluid Analysis + Culture
2 days
LFFC
Cytology, Fluid analysis
Various
Fluid Analysis + Differential
Same day
LFF
Cytology, Fluid analysis
Various
Foal IgG (Quantitative)
Same day
LIGG
Other
Serum
Fractional electrolyte Clearance
Same day
LURINFEC
Urinalysis
Urine
GGT
Same day
LBIO
Biochemistry
Serum
GLDH
Same day
LBIO
Biochemistry
Serum
Giardia intestinalis
1 day
LPCR
qPCR
Faeces
Glucose
Same day
LBIO
Biochemistry
FlO
Haematocrit
Same day
LPCV
Haematology
EDTA Blood
Haematology - equine
Same day
LFHAEM
Profile
E
Haematology - small animal
Same day
null
Profile
E
Haemogram + smear
Same day
LFHAEM
Haematology
EDTA Blood
IRAP preparation
1 day
HIRAP
Other
Blood
Inflammatory
Same day
LHFP
Profile
EDTA Blood, Serum
Insulin
Same day
LINSE
Endocrinology
Serum
Insulin Dysregulation Test
Same day
LINSDYS
Endocrinology
Serum and Fluoride Oxalate tubes (serum only required if fresh)
Kidney
Same day
LFKID
Profile
Serum or Plasma
Klebsiella pneumoniae
1 day
LPCR
qPCR
Swab
Klebsiella pneumoniae
1 day
LPCR
qPCR
Swab
Klebsiella pneumoniae capsule types 1, 2 and 5
1 day
LPCRK
qPCR
Swab, bacterial culture
Lawsonia intracellularis
1 day
LPCR
qPCR
Faeces
Leptospira
7 days
LLEPTOP
qPCR
Plasma or Urine
Liver
Same day
LFLIVER
Profile
Serum
Lyme Disease (4DX SNAP Test)
Same day
L4DX
Serology
Serum or Plasma
Magnesium
Same day
LBIO
Biochemistry
Serum
Muscle
Same day
LRAC
Profile
Serum
Phosphate
Same day
LBIO
Biochemistry
Serum
Pinworm
Same day
LWEC
Faecal analysis
Sellotape
Piroplasmosis
7 days
MPIRO
Serology
Serum
Platelet Count
Same day
LHAEM
Haematology
EDTA Blood
Platelet-rich plasma
Same day
VPET
Other
Blood
Progesterone - canine
Same day
LPROGPR
Endocrinology
Serum or Plasma
Progesterone - equine
Same day
LPRO
Endocrinology
Serum or Plasma
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
1 day
LPCR
qPCR
Swab
Rhodococcus equi
1 day
LPCR
qPCR
Various
Rotavirus
1 day
LPCRT
qPCR
Faeces
Routine Haem/Bio + SAA
Same day
LFPC+
Profile
EDTA Blood, Serum
Routine Haem/Bio - equine
Same day
LFPC
Profile
EDTA Blood, Serum
Routine Haem/Bio - small animal
Same day
null
Profile
EDTA Blood, Serum
SAA
Same day
LSAA
Biochemistry
Serum
SAP
Same day
LBIO
Biochemistry
Serum
Salmonella
1 day
LPCR
qPCR
Faeces
Salmonella culture
2 days
LSALE
Bacteriology
Various
Salmonella culture
Same day
LSALE
Faecal analysis
Faeces
Skin Microscopy + Fungal Culture
6 days
LRRC
Bacteriology
Skin
Skin Microscopy + Fungal/Bacterial culture
6 days
LRRCB
Bacteriology
Skin
Skin scrape microscopy
Same day
LSS
Bacteriology
Skin
Slide Agglutination Test
Same day
SLIAG
Haematology
EDTA Blood
Smear - microscopic analysis
Same day
LRECS
Bacteriology
ENS, CES
Strangles Serology (Antigen A/C)
5 days
LSTRAN
Serology
Serum
Strangles Serology (SEM)
1 day
LSTRAN
Serology
Serum
Strangles culture + identification
2-4 days
LCASS
Bacteriology
NPS, GPW
Strep. equi ssp. equi (Strangles)
1 day
LPCR
qPCR
NPS, GPW
Strep. zooepidemicus
1 day
LPCR
qPCR
NPS, GPW
T4
Same day
LHT4
Endocrinology
Serum
Tapeworm ELISA*
5 days
PETT
Serology
Serum
Taylorella equigenitalis
1 day
LPCR
qPCR
Swab
Tracheal Wash/BAL Cytology
Same day
LTW
Cytology, Fluid analysis
TW
Tracheal Wash/BAL cytology + Culture/sensitivity
2 days
LTWC
Cytology, Fluid analysis
TW
Triglycerides
Same day
LBIO
Biochemistry
Serum
Urea
Same day
LBIO
Biochemistry
Serum
Urinalysis
Same day
LURAS
Urinalysis
Urine
Urinalysis + Culture
1-2 days
LURINC
Urinalysis
Urine
Urine Culture and Sensitivity
1 day
LCASU
Bacteriology
Urine
Worm egg count
Same day
LWEC
Faecal analysis
Faeces

Sample Types Key

C = citrate blood

CES = Cervical Swab

CS = Clitoral Swab

E = EDTA Blood

ENS = Endometrial Swab

F = Faecal

FIO = Fluoride Oxalate

GPW = Guttural Pouch Wash

GS = Genital Swab

NPS = Nasopharyngeal Swab

P = Plasma

S = Serum

UFS – Urethra, Urethral Fossa, Urethral Sheath