2619 SW 17th St, Topeka, KS 66604
(785) 233 - 3185

Laboratory Testing

Laboratory Testing

Heartworm Testing

You may be surprised to learn that Topeka, KS is routinely listed among the top 10 cities with the highest percentage of heartworm disease as reported by CAPC.
Here at University Veterinary Care Center, we follow the American Heartworm Society recommendation to test dogs for heartworm disease yearly. By taking a very small sample of blood we can have results within 10 minutes.

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Annual bloodwork

Much of our blood work is done in-house on Idexx Laboratory machines and results are available within minutes. We have a complete in-house Idexx Suite which includes; a Catalyst Blood Chemistry machine and a ProCyte machine for rapid blood analysis. 

ProCyte Dx Hematology Analyzer

Comprehensive results, including an advanced five-part white blood cell differential, absolute reticulocyte count, presence of band neutrophils and nucleated red blood cells (nRBCs) as well as body fluid analysis.

Catalyst Dx Chemistry Analyzer

This machine runs blood samples that analyze blood chemistry values. A chemistry evaluates the function and health of multiple organ systems, within your pet.

Chem 15

A comprehensive chemistry profile with GGT, valuable for assessing liver function, particularly in feline patients. Combine with a CBC, electrolytes, and tests such as total T4, when indicated.

Chem 10

A focused chemistry foundation; combine with a CBC, electrolytes, and other tests. Used prior to the administration of anesthesia to evaluate the health of the patient's organ systems.

Idexx Catalyst Dx Chemistry Analyzer
Catalyst Dx Chemistry Analyzer
Idexx ProCyte Dx Hematology Analyzer
ProCyte Dx Hematology Analyzer
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Routine Wellness Care

Routine wellness and preventative care are provided on an annual basis for all patients of University Veterinary Care Center to maintain the patient's health as a whole. This can include; yearly physical examinations, vaccine boosters or titers, bloodwork, parasite checks, and dispensing of parasite preventative medication.

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Rehabilitation and regenerative medicine is a passion of ours here at University Veterinary Care Center. We believe by offering physical therapy, animal chiropractic, and cold laser as additional integrative treatment options, a pet's health outcomes improve.

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Critical Care

We offer several critical care and emergency related services for current patients regardless of species. Our doctors remain on-call for current patients seen within the past 12 months experiencing after-hours emergencies.

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