News and Online Orders

Blog: The pulse of veterinary medicine

SDMA update: 6 million pets benefited to date
In July 2015, IDEXX Reference Laboratories began including a new kidney function test, SDMA, on all routine chemistry panels in the U.S. at no additional cost. As of today, we’re thrilled to say that 6 million pets worldwide have benefited from the SDMA test to date.

New research identifies FeLV/FIV test with best overall performance
More than 5 million cats across the U.S. are affected by feline leukemia virus (FeLV) or feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV), placing them at risk for disease and premature death. New independent research identified significant differences in sensitivity and specificity provided by in-clinic tests from leading manufacturers.

Fructosamine is an average diabetes test. Here’s why that’s a good thing.
Fructosamine testing looks beyond the hour-to-hour and day-to-day blood glucose fluctuations, to provide the patient's average glucose over the previous 2–3 weeks.

New total T4 research
New research shows that in-house TT4 testing can be as accurate as reference laboratory testing.

View all blogs