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Holiday Schedule

The Avian & Wildlife Laboratory will be closed on November 28, December 25, and January 1. Please contact the lab if you have any priority samples or questions regarding holiday shipping and test turnaround time.

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Check Out Dr. T Lone Star Vet on Nat Geo WILD

Congrats to Dr. Lauren Thielen and team for the premiere of Dr. T Lone Star Vet on Nat Geo WILD. Dr. Thielen serves as adjunct professor to our Avian & Wildlife Laboratory. The show follows Dr. Thielen’s exotic practice at the Texas Avian & Exotic Hospital in Grapevine Texas.

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New Paper on Koala APPs

Congrats to our collaborators Drs. Thurber and Singleton for the recent publication of their study entitled, “Reference intervals for acute phase proteins for koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus) at the San Diego Zoo”. Samples from this vulnerable species were used to validate assays for CRP, SAA, and haptoglobin and updated intervals were also calculated for protein electrophoresis.

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Electronic Requisitions are Fun!

A new option is now available via the Client Portal called Electronic Requisitions. This greatly streamlines the submission process by allowing you to enter in the specific patient information and the tests that are requested. It is a great time saver and ensures accurate information. This option joins the other great functions you can access via the Client Portal on our website including searching for results, obtaining PDF copies of results, ordering supplies, reviewing billing information, and updating your information including email addresses. And, now, also printing FedEx airbills.We are so sure you will like Electronic Requisitions or what we call ER, if you give it a try, you will be entered into a monthly drawing to receive a great prize for you and your coworkers.

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See You in St. Louis!

Join us at the joint meeting of ExoticsCon/AAZV/AAFV/NAG in St. Louis! Please come by the exhibit hall on Tuesday or Wednesday and join our Do One Thing! Event. This great event is run in tandem with Harrison’s Bird Foods. Each year we have been pleased to host a special event to increase the awareness and ask for a commitment of all of our friends, colleagues, and clients to make a choice to Do One Thing! different in their daily living to help change the world and save the planet. Enter our special drawing this year and help continue this important movement.

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