Why Digital Cytology?

Traditional cytology testing is inefficient and time consuming

VETSCAN IMAGYST is powered to change the way you get pathology results


Cytopathology results within 2 hours1





Confirmation of image upload within minutes





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Traditional workflow:

Cytopathology results in 2-3 days

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How It Works

VETSCAN IMAGYST accelerates the process for expert cytology review1

  1. Prepare sample and slide in clinic using traditional methods
  2. Scan slide and submit digitally for expert results, rather than sending physical slide to laboratory
  3. Get results within 2 hours1

Consult with remote clinical specialists at no additional charge

Our global network of specialists is available to discuss results and a path forward for complex cases


A small in-office footprint

A small in-office footprint for a streamlined approach to cytology analysis


Simple, in-clinic preparation

Slides are prepared in clinic using traditional methods

User Guide: Digital Cytology


Cytology Images

VETSCAN IMAGYST is powered for faster review of cytology specimens

Get expert clinical pathology review of common cytology specimens, such as joint fluid, uterine culture, BAL and abdominocentesis

BAL=bronchoalveolar lavage.

In-clinic solutions from Zoetis include a prescription analgesic that can be used safely for equine diagnostic procedures

Meet the Pathologists

Add Zoetis pathologists to your clinic team. Our remote, board-certified clinical pathologists can digitally review your slides and deliver expert results to your clinic within 2 hours.1


Mary Leissinger

DVM, MS, DACVP (Clin Pathol): US

Mary Leissinger

Dr. Leissinger is thrilled to be part of Zoetis Global Diagnostics, bringing over 10 years of experience in veterinary medicine and clinical pathology to support patient care and veterinarians around the world. She has served as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, where she enjoyed working directly with veterinarians in primary care and across multiple specialties, supporting hematology and cytology diagnostic needs for companion animal, equine, large animal and exotic species. In 2019, she was nominated by her peers for and received the Early Career Award from the American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology.

Her research interests have included all aspects of diagnostic clinical pathology as well as veterinary education. As an invited lecturer at UF, she has also given numerous continuing education talks at regional and national veterinary conferences and co-created a RACE-approved continuing education course for the NAVC institute. Dr. Leissinger completed her undergraduate and DVM training at Louisiana State University, where she was valedictorian of the 2010 veterinary class. She then completed a 1-year rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, followed by a joint residency in clinical pathology and an MS at LSU. She has been practicing as an ACVP board-certified clinical pathologist since 2014.

Additional support is also provided by these board-certified pathologists:

Adrienne French
BVSc, PhD, DACVP (Clin Pathol): NZ

Jenny Hill
BVSc (Hons), DACVP (Clin Pathol): AUS

Karen Jackson
BVSc (Hons), DACVP (Clin Pathol): AUS

Antonio Meléndez Lazo
DVM, MSc, PhD, DECVCP (Clin Pathol): Spain

Saundra Sample
DVM, DACVP (Clin Pathol): US

Dawn Seddon
BVSc, MSc Vet Path, DACVP (Clin Pathol),
MRCVS, NHD Microbiol: NZ

Jason Stayt
BSc, BCSc, DACVP (Clin Pathol): AUS

Jennifer Steinberg
DVM, DACVP (Clin Pathol): US

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*If a glass slide is requested, a complimentary prepaid shipping label will be sent so that the slide can be submitted for review.

The use of VETSCAN® FUSE plus at least one Zoetis Diagnostics instrument or service, such as VETSCAN IMAGYST, required.

Reference: 1. Data on file, Study No. TI-08898, 2022, Zoetis Inc.

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