Vetpath Laboratory Services

Site

Vetpath Laboratory Services

Accreditation No.

14776

Site No.

14879

Date of Accreditation

10 Dec 2002

Address

1 Sabre Cresent
Jandakot, WA 6164
Australia

vetpath.com.au

Contact

Mr Saverio Scriva P: +61 0407682522

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

Veterinarian Supervised Laboratory

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Animal Health

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis of excreta Urine Bilirubin; Blood; Glucose; Ketones; Protein; Urinalysis; pH Autoanalyser (AA); Dipstick

in-house methods E-43, E-61, EU-01, EU-02

Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studies Serum C-reactive protein - Canine (canine CRP) Spectrophotometry in-house method BCH-48 (Beckman Coulter AU680) 
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studiesFor companion animals (canine) Serum Trypsin-like immunoreactivity Immunoassay

in-house method E-19 (Siemens Immulite 2000)

Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studiesFor companion animals (canine, feline) and equine species Serum Iron Spectrophotometry in-house method BCH-32 (Beckman Coulter AU680) 
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studiesFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, equine species, and avian species Plasma; Serum Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Amylase; Aspartate aminotransferase; Bicarbonate; Bilirubin - Direct; Calcium; Chloride; Cholesterol; Creatinine; Creatinine kinase; Fructosamine; Glucose; Glutamine dehydrogenase; Lipase; Magnesium; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Triglycerides; Urea; Uric acid; β-Hydroxybutyrate; γ-Glutamyltransferase Spectrophotometry

in-house methods BCH-12, BCH-13, BCH-14, BCH-15, BCH-16, BCH-17, BCH-19A, BCH-20, BCH-21, BCH-22, BCH-23, BCH-24, BCH-28, BCH-29, BCH-30, BCH-34, BCH-36, BCH-37, BCH-38, BCH-39, BCH-40, BCH-41, BCH-42 and BCH-46 (Beckman Coulter AU680)

Serum Amyloid A; Bile acids Spectrophotometry

in-house methods BCH-18 and BCH-44 (Beckman Coulter AU680)

Urine Cortisol; Creatinine Spectrophotometry

in-house methods E-11 and BCH-26 (Seimens Immulite 2000 and Beckman Coulter AU680)

Detection and quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoringFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, equine species, and avian species Whole blood Phenobarbital Immunoassay

in-house method BCH-43 (Beckman Coulter AU680)

Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteinsFor companion animals (canine) Plasma; Serum Thyroxine (T4) - Total Immunoassay

in-house method BCH-47 (Beckman Coulter AU680)

Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteinsFor companion animals Plasma Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) Immunoassay

in-house method E-18 (Siemens Immulite 2000)

Serum Cortisol; Progesterone; Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH); Thyroxine (T4) - Free Immunoassay

in-house methods E-11, E-14, E-17 and E-20 (Siemens Immulite 2000)

Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteinsFor equine species Plasma; Serum Insulin Immunoassay

in-house method E-21 (Siemens Immulite 2000)

Immunoglobulin investigationsFor equine species Whole blood Immunoglobulin G (IgG) Immunoassay

in-house method BCH-45 (Beckman Coulter AU680)

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Animal Health

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Bone marrow examination Bone marrow; Smears Examination of aspirated material Microscopic examination

in-house method C-12


Cytopathology investigations Fluids - Ascites, washes, urine effusions FNA varying sites Cell count; Cell identification Cytospin; Microscopic examination; Staining in-house methods C-05 and C-10

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Animal Health

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Haemastasis/coagulation related testingFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, equine species, and avian species Plasma Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); Prothrombin time (PT) Automated coagulation factor

in-house method H-09


Fibrinogen Automated coagulation factor

in-house method H-09


Plasma protein Refractometry in-house method E-50
Haematology - Full blood examinationFor companion animals, production animals, avian species, zoo animals, wildlife, equine species Whole blood Differential cell count; Erythrocyte count (red blood cell count, RBCC); Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Leucocyte count (white blood cell count, WBCC); Mean corpuscular haemoglobin (MCH); Mean corpuscular haemoglobin concentration (MCHC); Mean corpuscular volume (MCV); Platelet count; Reticulocyte count Haematology analyser in-house method E-64 (Sysmex XN 1000)
Haematology - Full blood examinationFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, equine species, and avian species Whole blood Blood film; Buffy coat film Microscopic examination in-house method H-11
Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV) Manual in-house method H-03
Differential cell count; Erythrocyte count (red blood cell count, RBCC); Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Leucocyte count (white blood cell count, WBCC); Mean corpuscular haemoglobin (MCH); Mean corpuscular haemoglobin concentration (MCHC); Mean corpuscular volume (MCV); Platelet count; Reticulocyte count Haematology analyser

in-house method E-64 (Sysmex XN1000)

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Animal Health

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Examination of biopsy material Tissues Histological examination Histopathology; Microscopic examination

in-house method HP-01


ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Animal Health

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis of excreta Faeces Occult blood Faecal peroxidase activity in-house method EF-02
Antibiotic sensitivity (susceptibility) testing Bacterial isolates Zone of growth inhibition Disc diffusion

in-house method MB 2-05 (CLSI)

Detection and identification of bacteriaFor companion animals, production animals, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, equine species and avian species Bacterial isolates Mycobacterium spp. Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining in-house methods MB 3-08 and SS-02
Bacterial isolates; Faeces Salmonella spp. Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining in-house methods MB 3-11, MB 4-16 and Microbiology Manual
Faeces; Fluids; Swabs; Tissues; Urine Acinetobacter spp.; Actinobacillus spp.; Actinomyces spp.; Aeromonas spp.; Bacillus anthracis; Bacillus spp.; Bacteroides spp.; Bordetella spp.; Burkholderia pseudomallei; Campylobacter spp.; Candida albicans; Citrobacter spp.; Clostridium spp.​​​​; Corynebacterium spp.; Enterobacter spp.; Enterococcus spp.; Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae; Escherichia coli​​​​ - Haemolytic; Escherichia coli​​​​ - Non-haemolytic; Flavobacterium spp.; Fusobacterium spp.; Haemophilus spp.; Klebsiella spp.; Listeria spp.; Mannheimia haemolytica; Micrococcus spp.; Moraxella catarrhalis; Moraxella spp.; Morganella morganii; Nocardia spp.; Pasteurella spp.; Peptostreptococcus spp.; Propionibacterium spp.; Proteus spp.; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Pseudomonas spp.; Rhodococcus equi; Serratia spp.; Staphylococcus aureus; Staphylococcus hyicus; Staphylococcus pseudintermedius; Staphylococcus spp.; Staphylococcus spp. - Non-coagulase producing strains; Streptobacillus moniliformis; Streptococcus acidominus; Streptococcus agalactiae (Streptococcus group B); Streptococcus bovis; Streptococcus dysgalactiae ss. dysgalactiae; Streptococcus equi ss. equi; Streptococcus equi ss. zooepidemicus; Streptococcus pneumoniae; Streptococcus uberis; Streptococcus - Beta-haemolytic; Streptococcus - Non-haemolytic; Trueperella pyogenes; Vibrio spp.; Yersinia spp.; Identification of unknown bacteria; Yeasts Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining in-house methods (Microbiology Manual) 
Milk Identification of bacteria causing mastitis; Identification of unknown bacteria Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining in-house method MB 3-06
Skin; Wounds Dermatophilus spp. Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining in-house methods MB 3-20 and SS-02 (Leishmanns Stain)
Urine Plate count Cultural in-house method MB 3-09
Whole blood Identification of unknown bacteria Cultural in-house method MB 3-14 (BacT/ALERT PF Pediatric BC System)
Wounds Bacillus spp.; Citrobacter spp.; Corynebacterium spp.; Enterobacter spp.; Enterococcus spp.; Escherichia coli​​​​; Klebsiella spp.; Pasteurella spp.; Proteus spp.; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Pseudomonas spp.; Salmonella spp.; Staphylococcus aureus; Staphylococcus hyicus; Staphylococcus spp.; Streptococcus agalactiae (Streptococcus group B); Streptococcus dysgalactiae ss. dysgalactiae; Streptococcus spp.; Streptococcus uberis; Streptococcus - Beta-haemolytic; Streptococcus - Non-haemolytic; Identification of unknown bacteria Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining in-house methods (Microbiology Manual)
Detection and identification of fungi and mouldsFor companion animals, production animals, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, equine species and avian species Faeces; Fluids; Swabs; Tissues; Urine Malassezia spp. Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining in-house methods MB 5-02 and SS-02 
Hair; Scabs; Skin Aspergillus spp.; Candida spp.; Cryptococcus spp.; Microsporum canis; Microsporum gypseum; Sporothrix spp.; Trichophyton mentagrophytes; Identification of unknown fungi Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining in-house methods MB 5-01, MB 5-02 and SS-02
Detection and identification of fungi and mouldsFor companion animals, production animals, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, equine species, and avian species Urine Aspergillus spp. Microscopic examination in-house method EU-03
Detection and identification of parasites and arthropodsFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, equine species, and avian species Faeces Giardia spp. Faecal floatation; Rapid immunomigration (RIM) in-house methods EF-01, EF-06 and P-05
Identification of unknown helminth oocysts, cysts and eggs; Identification of unknown protozoa oocysts, cysts and eggs Microscopic examination in-house method EF-01
Cryptosporidium spp. Microscopic examination; Rapid immunomigration (RIM) in-house methods EF-01 and EF-05
Coccidia oocyst count; Strongyloides egg count Microscopic examination in-house methods EF-01, P-02, P-02a, P-03 and P-05  
Liver fluke; Lungworm Microscopic examination in-house methods P-07 and P-08
Scrapings Demodex; Sarcoptes; Identification of unknown parasites Morphological identification in-house method MB 5-01
Whole blood Heartworm Microscopic examination in-house method SR-02
Blood parasites Microscopic examination in-house methods H-11 and H-22
Detection and identification of parasites and arthropodsFor companion animals Whole blood Heartworm Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) in-house method SR-60 (Dirochek HWAg Synbiotics)
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor companion animals (canine) Serum Trypanosoma evansi Serum agglutination in-house method SR-69 (CATT Kit)
Brucella canis Serum agglutination in-house method SR-68 (Synbiotics Canine Brucellosis Antibody RSAT Kit)
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor companion animals Impression smear Chlamydia spp. Direct immunofluorescence in-house method MB 3-19
Plasma; Serum Feline leukaemia virus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

Manufacturers instructions

Serum Babesia caballi antibody; Babesia canis; Babesia equi antibody; Babesia gibsoni antibody; Bartonella henselae; Borrelia burgdorferi; Canine distemper virus; Coronavirus; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) antibody; Ehrlichia canis; Encephalitozoon cunculi antibody; Feline calicivirus antibody; Feline herpes virus antibody; Feline leukaemia virus antibody; Leishmania spp.; Neospora IgG; Parvovirus; Toxoplasma spp. IgG antibody; Toxoplasma spp. IgM antibody; Trypanosoma cruzi antibody Indirect fluorescent antibody in-house methods SR-05, SR-09, SR-10, SR-14, SR-15, SR-17, SR-33, SR-34, SR-35, SR-39, SR-45, SR-49, SR-57, SR-62, SR-63 and SR-64
Cryptococcus antigen; Toxoplasma gondii antibody; Bladder tumour antigen Latex agglutination

in-house methods LATSR-50, SR-07 and SR-51

Whole blood Feline immunodeficiency virus antibody Rapid immunomigration (RIM) in-house method SR-65

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Animal Health

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Blood grouping Whole blood Canine blood groups - DEA; Feline blood groups - AB Agglutination; Immunochromatographic (lateral flow) in-house methods H-14 and H-15
Determination of compatibility of blood donor units Whole blood Group checks of patient and donor Agglutination; Cross matching in-house method H-13
Diagnosis of pregnancy Whole blood Equine gonadotropin Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) in-house method SR-42
Diagnosis of pregnancyFor companion animals (canine) Plasma; Serum Pregnancy relaxin Rapid immunomigration (RIM) in-house method SR-41
Diagnosis of pregnancyFor equine species Plasma; Serum Oestrone sulfate Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) in-house method SR-43
Investigation of haemolysis/immunology Whole blood Canine immune-mediated hemolytic anemia (IMHA) Direct antiglobulin Coomb's in-house method H-12
Investigation of haemolysis/immunologyFor companion animals (canine) Plasma; Serum Anti-nuclear antibodies (ANA) Indirect fluorescent antibody in-house method SR-54
Whole blood Rheumatoid factor Latex agglutination in-house method SR-46

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Animal Health

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for drugs and chemicals for toxicological (non-legal) purposesFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, equine species, and avian species Swabs; Urine; Whole blood Snake venom detection Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) in-house method WI-VET-68

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