Abaxis is a major manufacturer of point of care blood analyzers to the veterinary market. Abaxis provided leading edge technologies, tools and services to support best medical practices enabling zoo and aquarium veterinarians to respond to their animal patient needs. Abaxis is headquartered in Northern California, its research laboratory (AVRL) near Kansas City, and conducts operations around the world.

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums and Abaxis have entered into a multi-year agreement to provide significant discounts to all AZA member zoos, aquariums and related facilities on diagnostic instrumentation, point-of-care diagnostic tests, and reference laboratory services. The agreement specifies institutional member benefits that are not available through local distributors. Here are a few highlights:  

Discounted Instrument pricing on:

  • VetScan VS2 Chemistry Analyzer: Performs Chemistry, Electrolytes, T4, Bile Acids and tCO2
  • VetScan HM5 Hematology Analyzer: Performs a 22parameter, 5 part WBC differential in less than 4 minutes
  • VetScan i-STAT1 Analyzer: Performs Blood gas, Acid-Base, Electrolyte, and specialty tests
  • VetScan VSpro Analyzer: Performs PT/aPTTCoagulation and Fibrinogen

Additional Benefits

  • Extended Warranty on all Analyzer purchases
  • Discount off all reagents, rapid tests, & Abaxis Reference Laboratory (AVRL)Services list prices
  • Potential additional discounts on reagents, rapid tests and AVRL Services based on the total spend by AZA members, recalculated each quarter, i.e. as total member purchases increase, the total discount can grow
  • Percentage of all AZA members purchases each quarter contributed to the AZA Conservation Endowment Fund
  • Support for Field Health Research projects through loaned lab equipment and donated consumables

For more information or to schedule an appointment with your local Abaxis Regional Account Manager:

Call: 800.822.2947