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Samples - how they help your vet Owner Factsheet

Laboratory tests are used by vets to help them diagnose disease in sick pets. Increasingly they are also used as part of a routine health check to detect hidden disease before the development of obvious symptoms. This allows your rabbit to be treated earlier and more effectively. Tests may be used to show whether a rabbit is carrying infections that could pose a threat to other rabbits it comes into contact with.
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Who carries out the test?

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What is being tested and why?

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How many tests are needed to diagnose a disease?

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