VLA-QAP Quality Testing Materials (MODULES) Available

BACT Bacteriology (special shipping fees and permit requirements apply)
Format: 2 x 1ml vials per alternate quarter (May & November)
Testing: Culture and sensitivity

CHM1 Biochemistry/ Toxicology
Format: 2 x 3ml vials per quarter
Testing: Albumin, ALP, Amylase, ALT, AST, Bile, Bilirubin, Urea, Calcium, Total CO2,Chloride, Cholesterol, CK (CPK), Creatinine, Fructosamine, Gamma GT, Glucose, LD (LDH), Lipase, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Total Protein, SDH, Sodium,Triglycerides, Uric Acid, Barium, Boron, Iron, Copper, Zinc and Selenium

CHM2 Biochemistry/ Toxicology ( lab animal )
Format: 1 x 3ml vial per alternate quarters (May & November). Vial may contain serum from a rat, rabbit, or guinea pig. This option may be ordered in addition to CHM1 or as a separate item.
Testing: Same as CHM1

ENDO Endocrinology
Format: 1 x 2ml vial per quarter
Testing: Total T4, Total T3, Free T4, Free T3, Cortisol, Canine TSH, Testosterone, Progesterone and Estradiol

HEM1 Hematology (one-vial program)
Format: 1 x 1.5ml vial of whole blood from a dog or cat and 1 Wright-Giemsa stained slide per quarter
Testing: WBC, RBC, HgB, Hct/PCV, MCV, MCH, MCHC, RDW and Platelets on the whole blood sample. Differential WBC, RBC Morphology, and Platelet Estimate and Morphology on the slide.

HEM2 Hematology (two-vial program)
Format: 2 x 1.5ml vials of whole blood and 1 Wright-Giemsa stained slide per quarter. The second vial of whole blood will contain a species other than dog or cat and may contain blood from a rabbit, guinea pig, monkey, rat, mouse or horse.
Testing: Same as HEM1

HIST Histopathology
Format: 1 case per quarter. Each case includes a prepared Hematoxylin and Eosin (H/E) stained slide and 1 unstained slide for your laboratory to stain, if necessary.
Testing: Morphological interpretation

PARA Parasitology (special shipping fees apply)
Format: 2 x 2ml formalin fixed vials per alternate quarter (May & November)
Testing: Identification of parasites

SERO Serology/ Immunology
Format: 2 x 750μl vials per quarter
Testing: FeLV-AG, FIP-AB, Brucella canis-AB, Borrelia-AB (Lyme Disease), Ehrlichia canis-AB, Parvovirus-AB, Distemper-AB, Heartworm-AB, Toxoplasmosis-AB, ANA, Rheumatoid Factor. Not all tests are offered in each quarter. Two species are included per shipment.

TDMV Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
Format: 1 x 2ml vial per quarter
Testing: Phenobarbital, Dilantin, Digoxin, Tegretol, Primidone and Theophylline

URIN Urinalysis
Format: 1 kodachrome and 1 x 1ml of lyophilized urine
Testing: Crystal, cellular, or cast identification on the web site. Microscopic identification (from the kodachrome) will be limited to one crystal, cell, or cast. Macroscopic results on the lyophilized urine sample will include: Specific Gravity, pH, Protein, Glucose, Ketones, Bilirubin, Blood and Urobilinogen.

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