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We are very pleased to announce that CAPL Ltd. and Abbey Veterinary Services (AVS) have become part of NationWide Laboratories (NWL) a trading business of National Veterinary Services Ltd. The laboratories will remain under the day-to-day management of those you

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ANTIMICROBIAL STEWARDSHIP Our microbiology department is involved in a joint project with the BSAVA and Vetoquinol regarding the appropriate use of antimicrobials, and Stephen has recorded a webinar for the BSAVA website as well as lecturing on this subject.  We have

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We’re Moving

2014 is off to an exciting start, and we are pleased to announce that we are moving to new, larger premises, which will enable us to better meet our clients needs. The new address for the laboratory, effective Saturday February

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Our Phone, Fax Number & Email

Please contact us at: Telephone: 01782 948 040  (international +44 (0)1782 948 040) FAX: 01782 948 041 (international +44 (0)1782 948 041) Email:

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Important news regarding remote access

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING IMPROVEMENTS TO THE COMPUTER OPERATING SYSTEM, 11TH  TO 14THOCTOBER 2013 From 17:00 on Friday 11th October until 09:00 on Monday 14th October there will be no remote access to the current database, and limited access to services on the morning

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In Press

As part of the our collaboration in the  ‘Antimicrobial Alert’ project, we draw your attention to the following publication which has recently appeared in the veterinary press: Study to assess in vitro antimicrobial activity of nine ear cleaners against 50Malassezia pachydermatis isolates Carly

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Antimicrobial resistance is now recognised as one of the major medical challenges in the 21st century. The potential impact of increasing antimicrobial resistance on the treatment of man and animals is devastating. It is vital therefore that the medical and

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New Lab Equipment

We are pleased to announce the introduction of a brand new laboratory management system, Modulab. The system will be introduced over the next few months and will afford the laboratory, and, more importantly our clients, an improved reporting format including,

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Change in reporting of Haemoglobin and MCHC

In accordance with national standards of nomenclature, please note that as from 31st March 2013 we shall be reporting values for haemoglobin and Mean Corpuscular Haemoglobin Concentration (MCHC) in g/L, and not in g/dL. This means a haemoglobin of 13.5g/dL

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Presentation to the Derbyshire & Staffordshire Veterinary Group.

On Wednesday 21st November, our Laboratory Director and Head of Microbiology, Stephen, gave a talk to this group, entitled ‘Microbiology – Sampling for Success.’ As many of you had expressed an interest in our offering wet workshops and additional presentations

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