Remedying Different Results Between In-house Chemistry Analyzers and Reference Labs
Running analyses on trusted in-house chemistry analyzers is integral to any veterinarian’s practice. However, what happens when a practice compares in-house results to readings conducted at a reference laboratory like Moichor?
AST is included in all of our chemistry panels, and it can be a tricky analyte to interpret at times. Elevations in AST can mean many things, so read on to learn more about interpreting it in the context of the patient.
If you’re wondering why a reference lab that got its start imaging slides of avian and reptile blood is asking for a purple top tube for mammal blood, you’re not alone. It’s a good question: Why does a reference lab that uses automated microscopy need whole blood in a purple top tube to run a slide through a microscope?