Charles River offers you the flexibility of outsourcing any part of your pathology requirements. The laboratory is overseen by ACVP board-certified veterinary pathologists and offers custom protocol design and rapid report turnaround. Our services range from routine diagnostic assessment to pathology support as part of your in-house research studies.
You can submit sick or moribund animals for a diagnostic work-up. Our experienced veterinary staff will work with you to determine the appropriate testing to be performed and help interpret the findings.
Samples can be collected during necropsy or submitted directly from your facility for histological processing. Our laboratory can receive samples ranging from fixed tissues to prepared slides, and has the capability to trim, process, stain and/or conduct microscopic evaluations. Interpretation is performed by our veterinary pathologists.
Clinical Pathology/Discovery Support
Samples for hematology or clinical chemistry testing can be collected during necropsy or submitted directly from your facility.
Discovery Study Support
Our staff will work with you to determine pathology endpoints and assessments based on your experimental protocol. All evaluation and documentation reports are prepared by our board-certified veterinary pathologists and we have the capability to perform this work under GLP compliance, as requested.