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VA-MD Vet Med, Virginia Tech
245 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
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Outpatient Imaging: Blood Work



Required Blood Work for Ultrasound

The blood work required for ultrasound depends on the specific area of interest.

Pregnancy Check - None
Liver - CBC
- Chemistry Profile
- Bilirubin
Kidney - CBC
- Chemistry Profile    
- UA
Pancreas - CBC
- Chemistry Profile
- Lipase/Amylase
GI - CBC
- Chemistry Profile
Up to date Rabies Vaccine is required for all patients.


Required blood work for CT/MR

The blood work required for CT/MR depends on the Anesthetic Category and age.

For Animals less than 5 years of age:
Category 1:
test performed within
the last 30 days
- PCV
- TP or Albumin
- BUN
- Glucose
Category 2:
test performed within
the last 30 days
- PCV
- TP or Albumin
- BUN
- Glucose
Category 3:
test performed within
the last 7 days
- PCV
- Albumin
- White Cell Count
- ALP
- ALT
- T Bilirubin
- BUN
- Creatinine
- Glucose
- Electrolytes (Na, K, Cl, Mg, Ca)    
- HCO3
- ECG
- Urine Specific gravity
Up to date Rabies Vaccine is required for all patients.

For Animals greater than 5 years of age:
Category 1:
test performed within
the last 30 days
- PCV
- TP or Albumin
- BUN
- Glucose
- ECG
-Urine Specific Gravity
Category 2:
test performed within
the last 30 days
- PCV
- TP or Albumin
- BUN
- Glucose
- ECG
- Urine Specific Gravity
Category 3:
test performed within
the last 7 days
- PCV
- Albumin
- White Cell Count
- ALP
- ALT
- T Bilirrubin
- BUN
- Creatinine
- Glucose
- Electrolytes (Na, K, Cl, Mg, Ca)    
- HCO3
- ECG
- Urine Specific gravity
Up to date Rabies Vaccine is required for all patients.

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