Our wide range of diagnostic equipment and procedures includes blood and urine analysis, infectious disease testing, and blood pressure measurement.
Our blood analysis technology includes the latest hi-tech haematology and biochemistry analysers. These can be used in the diagnosis of your pet to provide information about their metabolic health including liver, kidney, pancreatic, thyroid and adrenal function, their electrolyte balance and their immunological status.
Blood analysers provide the fastest and most accurate information available in first opinion practice, and additionally we can provide same day results for your pet’s diagnosis.
With urine analysis, our team can measure a number of parameters such as concentration, glucose, protein and pH levels. We are also able to identify the presence of any blood and markers for infection. These measurements allow us to diagnose your pet, or monitor conditions including diabetes, kidney failure and urinary tract infections.
In addition to general urine analysis, we are also able to examine and test your pet’s urine sediment under a microscope to look for the presence of crystals. This procedure is particularly important for cats, to help prevent any urinary obstructions.
Measuring blood pressure has become an increasingly important area of pet testing, especially for older cats. Increased blood pressure can be the first indication of incipient kidney, thyroid, or heart disease, so it is an important step in your pet’s diagnosis.
Our suite of equipment allows for a quick, non-invasive, and accurate assessment of systolic and diastolic blood pressure, so we can effectively reach a conclusion.
We can also test your pet for various infectious diseases including feline leukaemia virus, feline immunodeficiency virus, canine lungworm, giardia and leishmania.
Our dedicated X-ray suit is fitted with a high-power X-ray generator and advanced digital processing technology. This means that we can take high-quality radiographs that can be processed within one minute and manipulated digitally, ensuring your pet is not exposed to unnecessary doses of radiation.
Digital radiography can be used for a range of pet testing reasons, such as examining their internal organs and their reproductive or gastrointestinal systems. High-definition radiography also allows us to diagnose fractures, joint abnormalities, or locate foreign objects.
Once your pet’s radiographs have been processed, we can also send them digitally to external clinicians, if a second opinion is required.
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Kensington Veterinary Care understand that the care and health of your pets is your top priority. That is why we offer a comprehensive first opinion veterinary service for your furry friends, so you can be assured that no matter the problem, we can help you get to the bottom of it.
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