Message Number: YG6036 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Karen Purcell, DVM
Date: 2001-08-01 15:16:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Blood screening


> What is the difference between a CBC Vet screen and a regular CBC? I asked if Maggie would be having a CBC prior to the biopsy and the vet tech left a message for me that if I wanted the CBC Vet Sc
> Thanks!

I suspect they are doing CBC's in house, but vet screens (full
chemistry screens) need to be sent to the lab, and take longer.
However, this is a question for your vet, as every place is
different. Please don't be afraid to ask for clarification - it is
our patients that bite, seldom us ;-)

-Dr. Karen

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