Veterinary Diagnostics:

Exotic Species

We are proud to offer our specialised laboratory services for all your exotic animal diagnostic needs.

Based at VPG Leeds, we provide laboratory services to first and second opinion practices, universities, research and wildlife institutions as well as to specialist clinicians in exotics. This service is headed by Dr Rand J. Wilson, BS, DVM, MRCVS, DipACVP, who has over 30 years experience working with exotic and wild animals in the veterinary world, and 20 years of special focus on all aspects of exotic animal clinical pathology,

We offer a comprehensive range of tests for all practices dealing with exotic species. Clinical interpretation, combined with practical sampling, diasgnostic and theraputical advice, is available from our Clinical Consultants, if desired.

We offer a comprehensive service for your exotic samples, including all blood tests, urinalysis, fluids, cytopathology, histopathology, bacterial/fungal/other cultures, parasitology, serology and Special PCR testing.

Learn more about our exotic species services. Contact our team at VPG Leeds on 0113 2870175 or [email protected].

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