The Clinical Pharmacology Lab (CPL), under the direction of Dawn Merton Boothe, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (Internal Medicine) DACVCP, provides quality drug analysis services, analytical support and Therapeutic drug monitoring for veterinary practitioners and commercial veterinary diagnostic laboratories in the United States and abroad. Support is also provided for other parties interested in the detection and/or quantitation of drugs or other compounds in a variety of media/body tissues.
The CPL studies the detection, quantification, actions, uses and effects drugs in companion and exotic animals. The CPL also develops new or improves upon previously established analytical procedures for the detection of drugs in blood.
The laboratory has the expertise and commitment to perform validation tests for all assays and perform quality assurance determinations for all studies. The laboratory is equipped with analytical equipment’s including but not limited to the Siemens Dimension Xpand Plus and High Performance Liquid Chromatography had has access to mass spectrometry.
The Pharmacology lab will soon begin offering TDM testing for cannabionid products and plants. Please see the tab below for further information.
2016 HOLIDAY SCHEDULE
Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016 through Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, when normal operating hours will resume.
Though the lab will not be open during the holiday break, we will run samples on Dec. 20 and 27. The samples must be received prior to the date. All samples received after the date will be run Monday, Jan. 3. Results will be faxed out the same day except for Zonisamide, which will be reported the next day. Leflunomide received prior to the break will be run and reported Friday, Dec. 19. Any test received after the date will be run and reported Wednesday, Jan. 4.
Please note that doing the Christmas Break, the lab will receive packages only on Dec. 20 and 27, and Jan. 3.