“STAT” testing is available for certain tests. Please contact the laboratory if you require STAT testing.
Cytology STAT testing is performed Monday through Friday. Same day results on STAT requests will be available for cytology if received in the Clinical Pathology Section before 3:30 p.m. Specimens received after that time will be reported the following day.
Price: A STAT cytology fee of $20.00 will be added to the price for each sample. For questions on Cytology STAT testing, contact the Agency headquarters in College Station at 1.888.646.5623.
Drug Testing STAT options are available for the Equine Pre-Purchase, NSAIDs, Beta-Agonists, Corticosteroids and Long-acting Tranquilizer tests only. STAT testing is available Monday through Friday with results done same day if received by 10am, and following day if received after 10am.
Price: A STAT drug test is 50% of the original test fee. For example, an Equine Pre-Purchase Drug Screen costs $120, and adding STAT to this would cost an additional $60 for a total of $180 plus $6.00 accession fee. For questions on Drug Testing STAT, contact Analytical Chemistry Section Head Travis Mays at 979.845.3414.