Meridian Animal Hospital offers several in-clinic diagnostic tools to assist with detecting, diagnosing, and most importantly to help prevent illnesses for pets. Routine diagnostics allow your veterinarian to have a comprehensive for evaluating your pets’ overall health. Regular laboratory tests are a beneficial way to get a good picture of a pets’ general health.
Meridian Animal Hospital is able to perform several laboratory diagnostics during your pets visit with the veterinarian. These tests include:
Blood Panels

  • Complete Blood Counts – Evaluation of Red Blood Cells, White Blood Cells, and Platelets
  • Chemistry Screenings – Evaluates organ functions
  • Pre-anesthetic Screenings – Prior to surgical and Dental Procedures
  • Annual Screenings – Therapeutic drug monitoring; Preventative monitoring for adult and senior pets
  • Heartworm testing

Fecal Analysis

  • Parasite Detection (Roundworm, Tapeworm, Giardia, and Coccidia to name a few)
  • Parvovirus Detection
  • Feline Leukemia Detection (FeLV)
  • Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV)
  • Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP)

Microscopic Analysis

  • Ear Swab Analysis
  • Mass Aspirations with cytology
  • Semen Analysis
  • Skin Scraping
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaginal Smears

Additional Diagnostic Tools & Screenings

  • Digital Radiology
    • Orthopedic Foundation for Animals Screenings (Hip and Elbow Evaluation for OFA certification)
  • Digital Dental Radiology