IDEXX VetLab Station Integration – Settings

Settings Overview

If enabled, the settings for the IDEXX VetLab Station Integration can be found in: Settings > General Settings > IDEXX

This knowledge base article covers:

  • Define which analysers are active
  • Define which tests (or panels) are active
  • Change the order which analysers are shown
  • Change the order which tests are shown
  • Add or change a custom analyser
  • Add or change a custom test (or panels)

Define which analysers are active

Via the IDEXX VetLab Station Integration settings page, you may enable or disable analysers. For most practices, this will be a quick one-off step, upon initial configuration.

On the settings page (Settings> general settings> IDEXX), active analysers are shown by a green tick (), inactive analysers will have a grey tick (). Below, we see that the Catalyst One and ProCyte DX Hematology analysers are both enabled, and the Catalyst DX Chemistry is disabled.

To change the state, simply click the tick!

Define which tests (or panels) are active

Via the IDEXX VetLab Station Integration settings page, you may enable or disable individual tests or panels. For most practices, this will be a quick one-off step, upon initial configuration.

On the settings page (extra> general settings> IDEXX), active test are shown by a green tick (), inactive tests will have a grey tick (). Below, we see that the BUN: Blood Urea Nitrogen and UCRE : Urine Creatinine tests are both enabled, and the Cl- : Chlorine and the PHBR : Phenobarbital tests are disabled.

To change the state, simply click the tick!

Change the order which analysers are shown

If you have multiple analysers, via the IDEXX VetLab Station Integration settings page, you can change the order in which they are shown. For most practices, this will be a quick one-off step, upon initial configuration.

On the settings page (Settings> general settings> IDEXX), simply “click-and-drag” an analyser from where it currently is in the list, to where you would like to put it. You should see the list re-order are you move the analyser up or down the list.

reorder-analysers

Change the order which tests are shown

Via the IDEXX VetLab Station Integration settings page, you can change the order in which tests and panels are shown. For most practices, this will be a quick one-off step, upon initial configuration.

On the settings page (Settings> general settings> IDEXX), first choose the analyser, then in the tests panel, simply “click-and-drag” a test to where you would like it to appear. You should see the page dynamically re-order as you move the test through the list.

reorder-tests

Add or change a custom analyser

The Animana system allows you to create custom analysers allowing you to personalise the system to the way your clinic works.

Tip: Don’t forget that you can also re-order the analyser list.

Adding a custom analyser

On the settings page (Settings> general settings> IDEXX), at the bottom of the “analysers” column, click the Add custom Analyser button

A new analyser will appear at the bottom of the analyser list.

Edit the name of your custom analyser

To edit the name of a custom analyser, simply click on the edit () icon, change the name, and click Apply.

Click the save to apply your changes, or Cancel.

Delete a custom analyser

To delete a custom analyser, just click the delete () icon.

Click the save to apply your changes, or Cancel.

Add or change a custom test (or panel)

The Animana system allows you to create custom tests or panels, allowing you to personalise the system to the way your clinic works.

Tip: Don’t forget that you can also change the order which tests are shown.

Adding a custom test or panel

Custom tests or panels can be added to any analyser, including custom analysers. On the settings page (Settings> general settings> IDEXX), click the analyser you wish the custom test to be associated with.

On the left panel, click the Add Custom Test button under the list of available tests.

A new test will appear at after the last test.

Edit the name of your custom test

To edit the name of a custom analyser, simply click on the edit () icon, change the name, and click Apply.

Click the save to apply your changes, or Cancel.

Delete a custom test

To delete a custom test, just click the delete () icon.

Click the save to apply your changes, or Cancel.

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