Londa Kroone celebrates 40 years at the VDL
Dean Ames congratulated Londa Kroon on her 40 year of service to the VDL during the Staff Appreciation Day ceremony on July 21, 2016.
New Senecavirus A cases
Senecavirus A cases in swine, from around the state of Minnesota have been diagnosed at the UMN VDL over the last few months.
The UMN VDL uses the latest technology to characterize disease-causing agents.
Tracy Otterson and others in the VDL PCR lab are working with staff from the Minnesota National Guard mobile laboratory to prepare for the possibility of another outbreak of avian influenza.
Jerry Torrison appointed Director of the VDL
A former College of Veterinary Medicine faculty member and diagnostician, Torrison earned his DVM and PhD degrees at the University of Minnesota.
The University of Minnesota Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (VDL) serves veterinarians, scientists, educators, companion animal owners, and the livestock and poultry industry by identifying and monitoring emerging diseases and developing new diagnostic methods.
Fully accredited by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, the VDL provides quality diagnostic services for all animal species, including necropsy, bacteriology, clinical chemistry, electron microscopy, serology, endocrinology, histopathology, immunohistochemistry, virology, parasitology, molecular diagnostics, and toxicology.
Business hours: Monday through Friday, 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CST