Our State‐of‐the‐Art Laboratory
Advanced Diagnostics for Pets in Mississauga
The Clarkson Village Animal Hospital is proud to be equipped with a modern in-house laboratory. This allows for an immediate examination and evaluation of your pet’s internal health.
Approximately 75% of medical diagnosis is made with the help of laboratory testing, so you can see that the laboratory is a busy and important place in the hospital.
Our medical team uses diagnostic equipment including:
- Blood chemistry analyzer
- Hematology analyzer
- High-power microscope
- Sedimentation solutions for internal parasite analysis
- Blood glucometer
- Specialized stains for cytology
A few of the numerous procedures we can perform include:
- Cytology (cell) evaluation
- Fecal (stool) examination for parasites
- CBC (complete blood count)
- Biochemistry evaluation of kidney, liver, pancreas, proteins
- Blood cross-matching
- Heartworm antigen testing
- Parvo virus testing
- Pre-anesthetic testing
We also have minimum twice daily pickups to our outside laboratory, the largest and most reputable in Ontario. This lab offers us the services of professional pathologists, parasitologists, bacteriologists, and other experts who we rely on for their incredible experience in the veterinary field. There is practically no specialized laboratory testing that they cannot do.
If you think something may be wrong with your pet, don’t hesitate to book an appointment with us.