A new approach for safer imaging: Lower the Dose Radiation is vital to the best practice of veterinary medicine. There are, however, risk factors associated with radiation exposure, which every veterinary professional should take to heart. Lower the Dose is an exciting new initiative to raise awareness of radiation best practices.
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.