Advanced In-House Diagnostic Laboratory for Tailored Care

With advanced technology and trusted expertise, Cat Hospital of Metairie provides tailored care for your feline companion. Our in-house laboratory offers a range of tests, including serum chemistry, hematology, serology, urinalysis, and parasite testing. These tests enable us to quickly assess your cat’s health, detect potential issues early, and create personalized treatment plans. From routine wellness exams to diagnosing complex conditions, our in-house diagnostics ensure your cat receives the highest standard of care under one roof.

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Laboratory Services Offered at Cat Hospital of Metairie

  • Serum Chemistry: Our serum chemistry tests provide valuable insights into your cat’s organ function, helping us detect abnormalities early and tailor treatment plans accordingly.
  • Hematology: From red blood cell counts to platelet evaluations, our hematology tests help us assess your cat’s overall health and detect signs of anemia or infections.
  • Serology: Serology tests help us identify specific antibodies in your cat’s blood, aiding in the diagnosis of infectious diseases and monitoring vaccine effectiveness.
  • Urinalysis: Urinalysis is a crucial tool for evaluating your cat’s kidney function, detecting urinary tract infections, and assessing overall hydration status.
  • Parasite Testing: We offer comprehensive parasite testing to check for common internal and external parasites, ensuring your cat remains free from harmful infestations.

Benefits of In-House Diagnostics

  • Timely Results: With our in-house laboratory, we can provide rapid results for critical tests, allowing us to diagnose and start treatment promptly.
  • Tailored Treatment: Quick access to diagnostic information allows us to create personalized treatment plans based on your cat’s specific health needs.
  • Cost-Effective: In-house diagnostics is often more cost-effective than sending samples to external labs, saving time and money.
  • Comprehensive Care: We offer a complete range of diagnostic tests in-house, so we can provide comprehensive care for your cat under one roof.
  • Trusted Expertise: Our experienced veterinarians and technicians oversee all diagnostic procedures, ensuring accurate results and informed decision-making for your cat’s health.

Utilizing Specialized Laboratories

While our in-house facilities cover a wide range of diagnostic tests, we also collaborate with reputable commercial veterinary laboratories for specialized diagnostics and consultations. This partnership allows us to access advanced technologies and expert opinions when needed, ensuring your cat receives the highest standard of care.