As a member of the Ethos Veterinary Health family, Ethos Diagnostic Science shares the mission of providing unsurpassed veterinary laboratory testing for our hospital patients, the greater veterinary community, and scientific researchers.The Ethos core values of collaboration, development, integration, quality and teamwork allow us to combine the benefits of advanced equipment with a tailored one-on-one approach to our lab services. As a full-service veterinary reference laboratory, we offer routine and specialized testing in the areas of Hematology, Clinical Chemistry, Urinalysis, Endocrinology, Microbiology, Parasitology, Serology, Cytopathology, and Histopathology. Our goals are to deliver quality laboratory results with rapid turnaround times and first-rate customer service.
Our tailored panels and state-of-the art analyzer technology provide you with consistent, accurate, and reliable results.Learn More
Our team of board-certified clinical pathologists perform cytological evaluation on samples from solid masses, tissues and fluids.Learn More
Our highly skilled technicians work in direct contact with our on-site clinical pathologists to guarantee your patients the most comprehensive CBCs possible.Learn More
We can coordinate histopathology with a case’s cytological, hematological and blood chemistry results.Learn More
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Erythrocyte Morphology: Getting The Most From Your Blood SmearAugust 13, 2019
Written by Carolyn Grimes, DVM, DACVP (Clincal Pathology) Regional Clinical Laboratory Director, Ethos Diagnostic Science, San Diego For most species, laboratory hematologic evaluation (i.e., the hemogram) consists of an automated complete blood count (CBC), spun microhematocrit, and microscopic examination of a blood smear. Microscopic examination of a blood smear is an essential part of theRead Article