COVID-19 Please be assured that the practice is still fully operational. We have temporarily changed our services to help our clients by opening from Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm daily and weekends 8.30am to 12pm. Please note this is a this is a short term arrangement to minimise staff in the building and ensure robustness in relation to Covid. We have increased logistical capacity to help with delivery and collections at this difficult time. Please note, PMs need to be at the practice by 5.30pm to ensure they are performed the same day.

Crowshall Veterinary Laboratory

Who manages the Crowshall laboratory?

Nicky Davis
Nicky Davis
Technical Director

Crowshall Veterinary Services LLP's laboratory is overseen by Technical Director Nicky Davis. Nicky has experience animal disease screening and diagnosis through a wide range of microbiological and serological tests, monitoring EQA and IQC, staff management and training and UKAS Quality System maintenance.

What testing does our laboratory offer?

The laboratory offers the following testing:

  • Serology (blood testing)
  • Parasitology (worm egg and coccidial oocyst counting/detection)
  • Microbiology (isolation of bacteria and fungi)
  • Selective Campylobacter Testing
  • Salmonella testing
  • Total Viable Counts (TVC's)
  • Pathology (post mortem examination)
  • PCR Testing (Detection of DNA by molecular technique)

For further information on the testing we offer, please visit the below pages in our Laboratory section.


What levels of Accreditation does the laboratory operate to?


  • Mycoplasma RSA testing (Mycoplasma gallisepticum and Mycoplasma meleagridis)
  • Salmonella testing using Rappaport and Selenite methods

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  • Salmonella testing using the Selenite, and Modified semi-solid Rappaport Vassiliadis (MSRV) methods,
  • Mycoplasma gallisepticum, Mycoplasma synoviae and Mycoplasma meleagridis RSA testing,
  • Salmonella pullorum/gallinarum RSA testing.



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