On-site Veterinary Lab
Idexx Laboratories (IDXX)
Idexx manufactures laboratory equipment for veterinarians. So what, right? Well, what if we told you that you could bring Fido into your vets office and have his blood drawn and tested for more than 25 abnormalities before the appointment was over? Idexx is at the forefront of providing veterinarians what they call real time care, running comprehensive biologic tests in house in less time than it takes to prepare the sample and ship it off to an outside laboratory for the exact same analysis.
When Idexx introduced their Catalyst Dx Chemistry Analyzer to vets offices in 2011, they sponsored a contest to showcase the technology called Ready, Set, Run! Lab techs were asked to send in videos of their experiences with the machine for a chance of winning fabulous cash and/or prizes. Below is one of the videos submitted for consideration…