Our In-House Laboratory

Mt. Diablo Veterinary Medical Center offers comprehensive in-house laboratory as well as referral laboratory testing services. Our state of the art laboratory equipment allows us to perform tests on the spot with results available in less than one hour. This allows us to quickly evaluate and monitor critical patients, determine anesthetic safety and give you prompt results on routine wellness tests.

Our available in-house tests include:

  • Heartworm testing
  • Lyme, Anaplasma, Ehrlichia screening
  • Intestinal parasite and Giardia screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Occult blood
  • Feline leukemia/Immunodeficiency virus
  • Cytology
  • Fungal cultures
  • Complete Blood Count
  • Chemistry Profiles
  • EKG's

If more specific or advanced diagnostics are required, we send specimens to an outside veterinary laboratory for testing. Our referral laboratory has the capability of performing all diagnostic tests including histopathology, fluid analysis, advanced serology, allergy testing, toxicology screening, hormonal assays and prescription drug monitoring.