|Other equipment includes:
Vettest Biochemistry Analyser and Lasercyte
Haematology Analyser – for in house laboratory
Centrifuge – preparing blood and urine
samples for testing.
Microscope – for examining blood smears,
to look for parasites, examining ear swabs.
Glucometer – a fast way to measure
blood glucose levels, particularly useful for an acute diabetic
Autoclave – steam steriliser for surgical
instruments, drapes and gowns. These items are cleaned and
sterilised after each use.
Ultrasound Machine – used for a variety
of procedures for example, pregnancy diagnosis, bladder stone
detection, tumour detection, checking for abdominal bleeds.
The beauty of ultrasound is that patients often don’t
need to be sedated which in a very sick animal is very beneficial.
Blood Pressure Monitor – particularly
useful in older patients and those with kidney problems, it’s
a non-evasive procedure which can tell us a lot about the
general health of the patient.