Lee’s Veterinary Hospital takes its goal of providing quick, efficient and accurate care for your pets very seriously. One of our ways of accomplishing this is by providing a state-of-the-art diagnostic blood lab at our hospital. Diagnostic blood work can tell our veterinarians what your pet cannot, and they are able to run tests based on simple blood draws. A complete blood count or CBC is an analysis of red and white blood cells as well as platelet counts. Our doctors can also run blood chemistry tests that can determine the function level of the liver and kidneys.
Lee’s Veterinary Hospital is also proficient in the practice of cytology, which examines samples under a microscope. It can be used to diagnose ear infections, skin allergy infections, skin and subcutaneous masses and lymph node aspirations. With accurate diagnosis, quick treatment can be offered to your pet.
Another test that we are able to run at our hospital is the testing for Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV), and Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV), both contagious and possibly fatal diseases. These feline viruses are contagious to cats within close contact with each other; therefore it is necessary to test any new feline that may be joining your household.
Heartworm testing is also done on-site and if identified, treatment can begin as quickly as possible. See our Heartworm Testing section for more information.
Faster treatment can yield better results for our patients. This is why we have incorporated these testing procedures in our hospital to provide the best possible service to your pet.