Primary Care

In-House Laboratory

VCA Briargate Veterinary Clinic strives to provide outstanding veterinary medicine for you and your pet. Our facility hosts state-of-the-art technology, an in-house veterinary laboratory, and a pharmacy. This allows us to provide a complete package of diagnostic testing and prescription medication treatments for your pet. We are proud to offer onsite veterinary diagnostic laboratory testing. Most laboratory tests can be evaluated while you wait. 

Our common laboratory tests include: 

  • Bloodwork (CBC panel, T4, FELV/FIV testing)
  • Urinalysis and sediment examination
  • Cytology of skin and ear samples
  • Fecal testing for intestinal parasites
  • Occult heartworm, Lyme disease, erhlichra testing
  • Parvo tests
  • Pre-surgical blood chemistry testing
  • Electrolyte analysis
  • Coagulation testing and times
  • Blood typing and cross matching for transfusions
  • Giardia antigen testing
  • Pancreatic testing (TLI tests)
  • Cytology of needle aspirates for lumps and bumps