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Small Mammal Profile 2
Test Code: VZ2
Synonyms/Keywords
​Small Animal Profile
Test Components
Glucose (GLU), Alanine, Amino Transferase (ALT), Cholesterol (CHOL), Total Protein (TP), Albumin (ALB), Globulin (GLOB), Albumin/Globulin (A/G), Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN), Creatinine (CREAT), Blood Urea Nitrogen/Creatinine Ratio (BU/CRE), Phosphorus(PHOS), Calcium (Ca)
Species
Alpaca, Avian, Bovine, Camelid, Canine, Caprine, Equine, Feline, Ferret, Mouse, Other, Ovine, Porcine, Primate, Rabbit, Rat
Test Category
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
​Serum/Plasma ​Red Top Tube (RTT)

​Serum Separator Tube (SST)

Lithium-heparin Green Top Tube (GTT)

​0.5 mL ​210 uL
Collection Processing Instructions
Serum/Plasma must be separated from clot within 1 hour of collection.
Label tubes with animal’s name.
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Serum/Plasma ​Refrigerate ​5 days
​Serum/Plasma Frozen ​6 months
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
​Cleveland ​Chemistry: Monday through Saturday Less than 2 hours​ Olympus AU​
​Marshfield Chemistry: Monday through Saturday​ Less than 2 hours​ Olympus AU​
​Milwaukee Chemistry: Monday through Saturday​ Less than 2 hours​ Olympus AU​
​Minneapolis ​Chemistry: Monday through Saturday ​Less than 2 hours ​Olympus AU
Marshfield Center Laboratory Section
Test Information
Optimally, refrigerated serum should be analyzed within 3-5 days of collection for most chemistry assays.
Reference Intervals
Synonyms/Keywords
​Small Animal Profile
Test Components
Glucose (GLU), Alanine, Amino Transferase (ALT), Cholesterol (CHOL), Total Protein (TP), Albumin (ALB), Globulin (GLOB), Albumin/Globulin (A/G), Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN), Creatinine (CREAT), Blood Urea Nitrogen/Creatinine Ratio (BU/CRE), Phosphorus(PHOS), Calcium (Ca)
Species
Alpaca, Avian, Bovine, Camelid, Canine, Caprine, Equine, Feline, Ferret, Mouse, Other, Ovine, Porcine, Primate, Rabbit, Rat
Test Category
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
​Serum/Plasma ​Red Top Tube (RTT)

​Serum Separator Tube (SST)

Lithium-heparin Green Top Tube (GTT)

​0.5 mL ​210 uL
Collection Processing Instructions
Serum/Plasma must be separated from clot within 1 hour of collection.
Label tubes with animal’s name.
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Serum/Plasma ​Refrigerate ​5 days
​Serum/Plasma Frozen ​6 months
Test Information
Optimally, refrigerated serum should be analyzed within 3-5 days of collection for most chemistry assays.
Reference Intervals
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
​Cleveland ​Chemistry: Monday through Saturday Less than 2 hours​ Olympus AU​
​Marshfield Chemistry: Monday through Saturday​ Less than 2 hours​ Olympus AU​
​Milwaukee Chemistry: Monday through Saturday​ Less than 2 hours​ Olympus AU​
​Minneapolis ​Chemistry: Monday through Saturday ​Less than 2 hours ​Olympus AU
Laboratory Section
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.