Test Information

To locate information on a particular test, click on the relevant letter and follow the trail. eg To find information on sample requirements, test availability and turnaround time for FeLV, click on "F" and then click on the relevant test (FeLV soluble Ag or FeLV IFA).

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Please note: All turnaround times are quoted from the time of arrival at laboratory Monday-Friday

WBC & Differential Count
Suitable Sample:
  • EDTA
  • LH for some birds and reptiles
Unsuitable Sample:
  • PC


Minimum Sample Size:
  • 1.0 mL, but prefer 2 mL
  • If smear only, WCC will be estimated from the smear
Turnaround Time:
  • 4-6 hours, less if marked URGENT


Request/Test Included in:
  • WBC & diff
  • CBC
  • Full coag screen
  • CP1, 2, 3, 4
  • FP1, 2, 3
  • EP1, 2, 3, 4, 5
  • RP1, 2
  • AP1, 2
  • LH can be used for a CBC, but platelets and WBCs clump.
Internal Use Only: {Notes for Internal Use}
Internal Codes: H03
Internal Laboratory: VP
Internal Test Volume: N/A