The first of its kind in the Middle East the prestigious Equine Veterinary Medical Center (EVMC) in Qatar uses Matrix Gemini LIMS in a brand new equine clinical diagnostic and research laboratory. It manages both the comprehensive range of tests carried out in the laboratory and provides a direct link to the Hospital & Veterinary Management System used at the equine hospital in the State of Qatar.
The Equine Veterinary Medical Centre (EVMC) in Qatar is comprised of an equine referral hospital, a veterinary diagnostic laboratory, and a clinical research laboratory. Operating since 2018, the EVMC is the first of its kind in the Middle East. It is a member of Qatar Foundation and is located within Qatar Foundation’s worldclass equine facilities at Al Shaqab.
- Integration with external systems
- Broad range of testing
- The Hospital Veterinary Management System and Instruments are linked into the LIMS
- The LIMS is configured to the lab’s exact requirements
There are around 10,000 horses in Qatar and the hospital provides a sophisticated range of services for them, including internal medicine, reproduction, sports medicine and rehabilitation, dentistry, anaesthesiology and pain management as well as two operating theaters for surgery. An impressive diagnostic imaging suite including MRI, CT, X-ray, nuclear scintigraphy and ultrasound is operational. The well-equipped, purpose built clinical diagnostic laboratory offers a vast range of tests to support EVMC clinicians and external veterinarians in the clinical decision making and diagnosis of diseases affecting horses. Diagnostic capabilities cover haematology, biochemistry, protein electrophoresis, histopathology, parasitology, microbiology, molecular diagnostics, endocrinology, cytopathology, and regenerative medicine therapy.