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.

 Notice: You may experience spordic outages accessing the VDL's website and results June 15-16, 2019 due to a University of Minnesota network firewall upgrade. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Business hours: Monday through Friday, 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CST
After Hours Submissions: See delivery options on the Shipping Guidelines page.