VetLyte® Electrolyte Analyzer

Comprehensive answers in minutes


Test every patient for sodium, potassium and chloride when you’re:

  • Performing wellness and preanesthetic testing
  • Choosing the right IV fluid
  • Responding to emergencies
  • Diagnosing certain diseases


Fast analysis and superior economics for high-volume testing make
the VetLyte® Electrolyte Analyzer ideal for general health checkups
and fluid therapy.

VetLyte Electrolyte Analyzer

Monitor electrolytes


VetLyte Test Menu


Use the IDEXX VetLyte® Electrolyte Analyzer to monitor electrolytes when these conditions are present:


ImbalanceCommon Causes
  • Chronic vomiting and diarrhea
  • Post-corticosteroid administration
  • Cushing's syndrome
  • Acute renal failure
  • Addison's disease
  • Urethral obstruction
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Severe vomiting and diarrhea
  • Chronic renal failure
  • Addison's disease
  • Overhydration
  • Increased salt intake
  • Fluid loss exceeds sodium loss
  • Vomiting and diarrhea
  • Diabetes melitus
  • Cushing's syndrome
  • Metabolic alkalosis
  • Overhydration
  • Diarrhea
  • Renal failure
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Ethylene glycol poisoning

Running the VetLyte® Electrolyte Analyzer:


You can use whole-blood, serum or plasma samples on the VetLyte analyzer.

  1. From the Analyzer Sample screen, press Yes and select the desired species.
  2. Open the sample door and wait until the analyzer displays Introduce Sample.


Introduce the sample to the sample probe. The sample is automatically aspirated.
When the VetLyte analyzer displays Wipe probe/Close Sample Door, remove the sample and wipe the sample probe with a lint-free wipe.


  1. Close the sample door. After approximately 35 seconds, results are displayed. You can now run additional samples.
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