Laboratory Services

We have an extremely well equipped laboratory that supports our farm, equine, small animal and referral hospital patients, which is based at Pride Veterinary Centre.

Our laboratory has a wide range of equipment that allows us to undertake bacteriological, biochemical and haematological investigations.

fully equipped on-site laboratory

Our laboratory has a wide range of equipment that allows us to undertake bacteriological, biochemical and haematological investigations.

We have a full suite of diagnostic equipment including an endocrinology analyser, IDEXX Procyte for running haematology samples and a ‘wet’ chemistry system for biochemistry samples.

Having the lab in-house provides a faster speed of results, meaning we can diagnose cases quicker.

Turnaround of
results

Our lab receives an average of 1400 test requests each month. The turnaround of lab results is largely based on the urgency of the test sent in:

  • Routine (e.g. blood screens): 3-6 hours
  • Urgent (e.g. for critically ill patients): within 1 hour
  • STAT (crashed patients): within 1 hour
  • Chemo tests: 10 minutes
  • Pre-general anaesthetic: within 1 hour

Meet the laboratory team

Emma Davis

BSc Head Of The Laboratory

Emma graduated from the University of Leicester with a degree in Biological Sciences (Animal Physiology)

She joined Scarsdale Vets in 2000

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Victoria Snape

BSc (Hons) Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Technician

Victoria graduated from the University of Hull with a degree in Equine Science and Management.

She joined Scarsdale Vets in 2012

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Olivia Moore

BSc (Hons) MRes Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Technician

Olivia graduated from Aberystwyth University in 2017 with a degree in Zoology, then went on to complete a postgraduate degree in Bioscience specialising in Veterinary Parasitology in 2018.

She joined Scarsdale Vets in 2018

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