Gastrointestinal Laboratory

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The GI Lab at Texas A&M University provides specialized testing services to help veterinarians diagnose and treat gastrointestinal diseases in dogs and cats.

These tests may help in the management of pets with vomiting, weight loss, diarrhea, loss of appetite, or poor body condition.

All samples must be submitted by a veterinarian. Veterinary specialists in Internal Medicine certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine are available for consultation to discuss interpretation of test results with submitting veterinarians, and their implications for patient management.

We cannot give advice directly to pet owners due to licensure issues.


TVMDL clients:

A recent email was sent by TVMDL notifying their clients that an additional handling fee would be accessed for samples that are forwarded to the GI Lab from TVMDL effective Sept 1.

To avoid that extra fee you must set up an account directly with the GI Lab and custom submission forms will be created for you. You cannot use the TVMDL submission forms for samples sent directly to the GI Lab. Please email for more information and to set up your account.


Vet KU-Texas A&M Internal Medicine Conference in Thailand

October 21 to Oct 25, 2019

We are already planning next year's  event and are very excited to have already confirmed four world renowned speakers. The 2019 conference will be held at a luxury resort in beautiful Phuket. More details to follow.....

The 2018 conference focused on small animal gastroenterology and hepatology. Twenty five hours of top quality continuing education with renowned experts were presented in a beautiful family friendly venue. The latest diagnostic and therapeutic strategies and discussion of challenges faced by clinicians treating gastrointestinal disease in dogs and cats were covered this year.

Thailand Conference

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