This makes AVD the first and only veterinary diagnostic laboratory in the Asia Pacific region to utilize this innovative clinical application. Mass spectrometry provides the most accurate, sensitive and rapid identification of bacteria, fungi and mycobacteria to the genus and species and is replacing traditional microbiology identification techniques in the most advanced human diagnostic and research laboratories.
As a referring veterinarian you can expect:
– Accurate ID of over 4000 bacteria and fungi to genus + species
– Significantly lower percentage of negative growth results
– Highly relevant and accurate sensitivity profiles
– The highest sensitivity and specificity for MRSA and MRSP
– No change in our microbiology pricing
– Most results within 24 hours of submission
Our staff at HKVDC are dedicated to providing you, our customers, with highly diagnostic and accurate results and exemplary, professional and cost effective service. The addition of a MALDI-TOF system is a reflection of this commitment and our desire to be the lab of choice amongst the veterinarians of Hong Kong.
Please do not hesitate to contact any of our staff if you have any questions regarding the MALDI-TOF or any of our other services. And feel free to visit us at any time. We are proud of our laboratory and would be happy to give you a tour!