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PRICES AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR PREPARING AND SENDING SPECIMENS TO
DR. W. JEAN DODDS NON-PROFIT RESEARCH STUDY
Collect 3 to 5 mL of blood in a red top tube (RTT), allow to clot for 30 min before centrifugation (to avoid hemolysis). Transfer SERUM to empty redtop or plastic tube. 1.5 mL SERUM is REQUIRED for the Thyroid Antibody Profile. For patient on thyroid medication, please draw blood 4-6 hours after giving thyroid medication. Test includes T3, T4, free T3, free T4 and TGAA.
Same as the above, 1.0 mL SERUM is REQUIRED for the Thyroid Antibody Profile. Test includes T3, T4, free T3 and Free T4. NOTE: If your dog is already on thyroid medication the blood should be drawn four to six (4-6) hours after giving the thyroid medication. Also you should write the number of hours between dosing and the blood draw on the information form.
Blood sample should be drawn 4 to 6 hours after giving medication and you should write the number of hours between dosing and the blood draw on the information form. 1.5 ml of serum is required. Please use red-top tube, not SST tube.
1.5 ml of serum is required. Please use red-top tube, not SST tube.
#7200 SUPERCHEM (includes liver enzymes), D8T THYROID AND CBC, DIFFERENTIAL,
Send 1.5 ml of separated serum (as described for D8T thyroid) for superchem and thyroid panel. For CBC and Differential add 1 ml. whole blood in LLT (Lavender top tube or EDTA) . Include ice pack when shipping for whole blood, but do not freeze sample. (Without CBC and Differential, deduct $6.00)
(includes Liver Enzymes) and CBC, Differential (SA020)
Send 1.5 mL separated serum for superchem. For CBC and Differential add 1 mL whole blood in lavender-top tube (EDTA) AND include ice pack when shipping for whole blood, but do not freeze sample. (SuperChem only - no CBC or Diff. - SA010 $56.00)
|Urine Bile Acid Test #85645
3ml of Urine collected 4 to 5 hours after eating
|Serum Bile Acid Test - Pre
and post eating
Collect 1 cc of separated serum for each sample. Fast 12 hours before first sample. Feed fatty meal such as 1/2 can of dog food and collect post sample 2 hours later.
#SA150 DISTEMPER VACCINE TITERS / PARVO VACCINE TITERS
Send 1 ml of separated serum
|RABIES TITER #S16685
Send 1.5 ml of separated serum in red top or plastic tube
Note: 10 - 20 Days Processing Time
|HEARTWORM TEST #T615
Send 0.5 ml of separated serum
If added to any tests above
Dodds Consultation Request Only. No Lab Tests
If you want Dr. Dodds to review test results from other labs, attach all lab or medical information. Dr. Dodds fee for consultation and recommendation of other lab's tests is a $45.00 deductible donation to non-profit Hemopet.
VACCINE TITERS (Call HEMOPET 714-891-2022 ext. 10 for information)
Reminder: These lab profiles are being offered as part of a collaborative research project on thyroid, metabolism, behavioral and seizure disorders. Special prices have been assigned to these tests. Your veterinarian will charge an additional amount to cover drawing blood, preparing the blood, record keeping and overhead. Please respect their needs.
Please prepare the specimen
according to the directions for each test. Pack vial(s) in a small sturdy cardboard
box with padding to cushion vial(s), and send
by US Priority Mail, US Express Mail, Fed-Ex, UPS or other courier.
W. Jean Dodds, DVM
11561 Salinaz Avenue
Garden Grove, CA 92843
Hemopet, a non-profit organization, will submit the samples to a qualified reference lab for analysis. Dr. Dodds will interpret the results and provide written interpretation and recommendations to your vet. Please include your vet's fax number and your fax number if you also wish a copy.
Dr. Dodds can be reached from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM Pacific Time, at the following numbers:
Day of Week
|Monday, Tuesday and Friday||310-828-4804||310-453-5240|
|Wednesday and Thursday||714-891-2022 ext 15||714-891-2123|