Immunology

Please find details of our immunology tests and sample requirements detailed below.

Immunodiagnostic Tests

Sample

Turnaround

Information

Antinuclear antibody (dog, cat, horse)

Serum Approx 1 week Full titration and pattern description

Blood cross match
(dog, cat, horse)

EDTA blood & serum from donors and recipient

Same or next day

 

Coombs’ test
(dog - IgG, IgM, C3)
(cat - IgG, IgM)
(horse - IgG, IgM)

EDTA blood

Same or next day

Full titration of polyvalent and class-specific reagents (IgG, IgM, C3) at both 4°C and 37°C

Feline blood typing
(cat)

EDTA blood

Same or next day

 

Rheumatoid factor
(dog, cat, horse)

Serum or synovial fluid in EDTA Approx 1 week Full titration