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Resources for Referring Vets

Resources for Referring Veterinarians


New Bolton Center serves its clients through both direct relationships and on a referral basis. If you are a referring veterinarian, here are important resources to New Bolton Center for you:

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New Bolton Center Services

  • Hospital Services

    Anesthesia

    The Anesthesia Service at New Bolton Center is integrated in the Section of Emergency, Critical Care and Anesthesia.

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    Cardiology

    The cardiology group at New Bolton Center specializes in assessing the significance of heart murmurs or arrhythmias detected in a prepurchase setting, their impact on performance and the evaluation and treatment of horses and other large animals with a wide variety of cardiac arrhythmias and diseases.

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    Emergency & Critical Care

    Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center offers one of the nation’s few Emergency & Critical Care programs for large animals, with a team of dual board certified specialists, specifically trained in emergency/critical care, surgery and medicine.

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    Equine Behavior Research

    Our behavior team conducts consultations, receives appointments, and provides on-farm visits to help clients diagnose and treat behavior issues.

    Learn more about the Havemeyer Equine Behavior Research ...

    Farrier Service

    Our behavior team conducts consultations, receives appointments, and provides on-farm visits to help clients diagnose and treat behavior issues.

    Learn more about our Farrier Service ...

    Foaling Service

    At New Bolton Center, we have the kind of foaling care you need, whether you are expecting a normal birth from a healthy mare, or if you are concerned about a high-risk foaling experience.

    Learn more about our Foaling Service ...

    Imaging

    Our imaging services comprise:

    Internal Medicine

    The Internal Medicine Service is comprised of board-certified specialists in large animal internal medicine who are recognized internationally for their expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of large animal medical disorders.

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    Lameness & Performance Evaluation

    The Equine Performance Clinic specializes in purchase examinations and the evaluation of horses with lameness. Clinicians have expertise in the evaluation of horses with complex lamenesses including neck and back pain.

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    Neonatal Intensive Care

    The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is designed to accommodate the special needs of the critically ill neonate as well as pregnant animals at increased risk for complications and provide their babies with lifesaving critical care beginning even before birth.

    Learn more about Neonatal Intensive Care ...

    Neurology

    Our neurology service evaluates, diagnoses, and treats large animal patients with a broad array of diseases that either primarily or secondarily affect the nervous system. If your animal is expriencing neck or back pain, issues with balance, muscle atrophy, weakness, tremors, swallowing, deafness or blindness, a neurological examination might help to identify and diagnose your animal's potential disorder.

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    Ophthalmology

    The Ophthalmology Service at New Bolton Center provides complete ocular examination and diagnostics including slit lamp biomicroscopy, tonometry, ophthalmoscopy, ocular ultrasound, and electroretinography.

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    Reproduction

    The Reproduction Service provides comprehensive reproductive services for mares and stallions from natural breeding to advanced assisted reproductive techniques like embryo and oocyte transfer, among others.

    Learn more about Reproduction ...

    Sports Medicine

    Our team of experts supports the equine athlete with the best approaches in structural, physiological, medical, and surgical treatment options. Our goal is to restore normal form and function after injury or illness of the sport horse from adolescence through retirement.

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    Surgery

    Our Surgery Service provides sophisticated services by world-renowned, board-certified surgeons with expertise in equine orthopedics, utilizing techniques such as arthroscopy, endoscopy, laparoscopy, laser and cryo-surgery.

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  • Field Service (Farm Calls)

    Equine Field Service

    Our services are provided by, or in consultation with, two boarded specialists on staff (boarded internist, boarded equine practitioner) as well as access to consultation with all of the in hospital specialists including our ophthalmologist, surgeons and theriogenologists.

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    Food Animal Field Service

    The food animal ambulatory practice provides services in herd health and preventative herd health through sick animal management, diagnostic and clinical pathology, record analysis and protocol development. We also offer reproductive management services.

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New Bolton Center Diagnostic Services

  • Equine Performance Evaluation

    The Equine Performance Clinic specializes in purchase examinations and the evaluation of horses with lameness. Clinicians have expertise in the evaluation of horses with complex lamenesses including neck and back pain. 

    Read more about Equine Performance Evaluation ...

  • Imaging

    Our imaging services comprise:

    • Cardiology Imaging
    • Computed Tomography (CT)
    • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
    • Nuclear Scintigraphy (bone scan)
    • Radiology
    • Ultrasonography

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New Bolton Center Diagnostic Laboratories

  • Clinical Diagnostic Laboratories

    New Bolton Center's Clinical Diagnostic Laboratories offes numerous testing capabilities, including:

    New Bolton Center Clinical Laboratories
    Test Name Test Name
    • Albumin
    • Glucose Tolerance
    •  Ammonia
    • IgG (Equine, Camelid)
    •  AT III
    • IgG (Bovine)
    •  Bile Acid
    • Packed Cell Volume (PCV)
    •  Bilirubin
    • Platelet Count
    •  Blood Parasites
    • Profiles
    • Blood Urea Nitrogen
    • PT
    • CBC (Complete Blood Count)
    • PTT
    • Cholesterol
    • RBC (Red Blood Cell Count)
    • Colloid Oncotic Pressure
    • TC02
    •  Creatinine
    • Total Protein
    •  Cross Match
    •  TP (Total Solids)
    •  CSF Protein
    • Triglycerides
    •  CSF Cell Counts
    • Therapeutic Drugs
    •  Cytologies
    • Urinalysis
    •  D-Dimer
    • Urine Chloride
    •  Electrolytes
    •  Urine Creatinine
    •  Enzymes
    •  Urine GGT
    •  Fecal Occult Blood
    • Urine Ketones
    •  Fecal Exam (O/P)
    •  Urine Potassium
    •  Fibrinogen
    •  Urine Sodium
    •  Glucose
    •  WBC (White Blood Cell Count)

    Please call the billing office to set up an account before ordering testing.
    Billing office phone number: 610-925-6400.

    You may also download our Clinical Lab Test and Fee Schedule (PDF).

  • Equine Pharmacology Laboratory

    In 2006, Dr. Lawrence R. Soma, VMD, and professor of Large Animal Medicine at New Bolton Center, and Dr. Cornelius E. Uboh, director of the Pennsylvania Equine Toxicology and Research Laboratory (PETRL) in West Chester, PA, and their respective teams at Penn Vet and PETRL became the first research group in the world to develop and establish a method for confirming blood-doping agents in racehorse serum.

    Learn more about the Equine Pharmacology Laboratory...

  • National Botulism Reference Laboratory

    The National Botulism Reference Laboratory at New Bolton Center provides diagnostic services for both suspected individual cases of botulism, as well as possible outbreaks.

    As one of the few laboratories of its kind in the United States, the laboratory provides testing for samples from multiple animal species including equine, bovine, avian and canine, as well as suspected feedstuffs and forages.

    Leading experts in clinical botulism are available for consultation to discuss clinical signs of affected animals, as well as epidemiological factors in order to determine the likelihood of a single case of botulism, or to help identify an outbreak.

    Learn more about the National Botulism Reference Laboratory...

  • Reference Andrology Laboratory

    The Reference Andrology Laboratory provides complete testing of neat, cooled and frozen-thawed semen from mammalian and avian species. The primary purpose of these services is to aid practitioners in their differential diagnosis of individual/herd/flock reproductive problems.

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  • Pennsylvania Animal Diagnostic Laboratory System (PADLS)

    Pennsylvania Animal Diagnostic Laboratory System (PADLS) is a tripartite system which joins together the University of Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, and the Pennsylvania State University, and is dedicated to the health, safety and welfare of families here and abroad.

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