IDEXX Reference Laboratories

More value with every result

Comprehensive diagnostic menu, including exclusive IDEXX tests

Complimentary consultations from board-certified veterinary specialists and pathologists

Convenient, flexible service and delivery options

Partnership with the industry leader in diagnostic innovation, support, and education

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Kidney function

Gain deeper insight into kidney function

A new standard of care for monitoring kidney function that detects and reflects disease. SDMA is a sensitive indicator of kidney function that detects diseases of the kidney sooner and reflects other disease processes affecting the kidneys.1-3,6
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Parasite screening

For preventive care screening and diagnosing clinical disease

IDEXX has a full complement of routine and exclusive tests for parasite screening. This includes the Lab 4Dx Plus Test, the Lyme Quant C6 Test to measure active Lyme infection, the best available fecal flotation by centrifugation, and new breakthrough fecal antigen ELISAs for hookworm, roundworm, and whipworm detection.

Itchy patients

Testing and treatment from IDEXX Reference Laboratories

IDEXX Reference Laboratories’ portfolio of products has been expanded to offer a more comprehensive menu of tests to assist in the diagnosis of itchy patients and the management of skin disease.


Your cases receive the most comprehensive evaluation from our team of pathologists who are always just a call away for consultation.

IDEXX RealPCR tests

IDEXX advanced molecular diagnostic RealPCR tests

The IDEXX Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory offers convenient and affordable access to over 50 real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) panels and more than 150 individual real-time PCR tests that provide you definitive answers within 1–3 working days.

Pancreatic health

Quickly and confidently assess pancreatic health in dogs and cats

Make a confident diagnosis with IDEXX Reference Laboratories’ exclusive Spec cPL Test for dogs and Spec fPL Test for cats, the only tests that measure the level of pancreas-specific lipase in the blood.

Cardiac health

Cardiopet proBNP Test

With the Cardiopet proBNP Test, a simple blood draw is all you need for quantitative analysis of your feline and canine patients’ cardiac health.

Expert Consultations

Call us any time at 1-888-433-9987, to discuss a specific case, a result, or anything related to our tests.

Raquel Brown*, DVM, DACVIM 

Oncology and Internal Medicine Specialist 
Area(s) of Interest: internal medicine, oncology

Dr. Brown received her veterinary degree from Texas A&M University in 1995. She then practiced in Houston as a general practitioner and emergency veterinarian. She returned to Texas A&M in 1998 for advanced training, which included a small-animal internship, a residency in small-animal internal medicine, and a residency in oncology. She is board-certified in both oncology and small-animal internal medicine. Dr. Brown has worked in private referral practices in Texas and served as an adjunct professor at Texas A&M University. She joined IDEXX as a consultant in 2009.


Your team of experts is just a call away, with board-certified veterinary specialists that are always available for complimentary consultation. Specialty areas include the following:

Internal Medicine

Avian and exotics



Diagnostic support

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Services and Supplies

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Working with you to provide the most value for your practice

Never miss a test result

  • Receive patient results by fax, online with IDEXX VetConnect PLUS, email and automatic download to Cornerstone or other practice management systems.
  • View patient results immediately on your iPhone or Android device with the VetConnect PLUS app.

Turnaround times—Results delivery at a glance

Routine blood work and urinalysis

(chemistry, CBC, coagulation, urinalysis, total T4)

Pickup time Results Delivery
Morning 6:00 p.m. same day
Afternoon/evening 8:00 a.m. next morning
Common infectious disease tests

(Lab 4Dx Plus Test, heartworm antigen, FIV and FeLV ELISAs)

Pickup time Results Delivery
All times 8:00 a.m. next morning
Fecal Ova and Parasites Test
Pickup time Results Delivery
All times 8:00 a.m. next morning

Fecal Antigen ELISAs

(Giardia, hookworm, roundworm, whipworm antigens by ELISA)

Pickup time Results Delivery
All times 10:00 a.m. next morning


Pickup time Results Delivery
All times

3–5 working days (Standard)
1–2 working days (Priority)


Pickup time Results Delivery
All times

3–5 working days (Standard)
2–3 working days (Priority)§

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View and trend all your results

Get a more complete picture of your patient’s health with IDEXX VetConnect PLUS.

Sync up with your practice management software

Integrate your diagnostic imaging work flow with your Cornerstone Practice Management Software to capture charges and streamline work flows.


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Customer Support: 1-888-433-9987

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IDEXXCare Plus

Keeping your practice up-to-date and running smoothly is the IDEXXCare Plus promise. We’re at your service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you deliver the best veterinary care and customer experiences possible.

*Indicates that this specialist is double-boarded

†All times are local to the submitting practice. Results delivery is based on working days (Monday–Friday). For IDEXX-Direct service (FedEx), times are central time. Specimens submitted for routine tests on Saturday using the IDEXX-Direct service will have results delivered on Monday. Specimens submitted for routine tests using a Saturday courier service will receive next-day results.

‡Cytology priority requests submitted Friday are reported on Monday.

§Histopathology priority requests submitted Friday are reported on Tuesday.

Note: There may be times when weather or operational considerations cause delays in providing test results. When this happens, we will inform you as quickly as possible with the most complete information available.

PCR testing is a service performed pursuant to an agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.