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Services & Fees

Effective  March 23, 2017        

Note: A $10 accession fee will be applied to all submissions. All fees are in US $.

Individual Serum Chemistries and other panels are available. Please call the VDL for more information. 

Note on days tested and turnaround times: Samples must be received at least one business day before the scheduled testing day. New client accounts can take up to 2-3 business days to establish before testing can begin. Samples may not always be tested on the first scheduled day after they arrive; however, it is our goal to complete testing within the posted turnaround time. If rush testing is desired, please contact us. Additional fees will apply for rush testing. 

Submission form

Click the name of the test or procedure for detailed information.

Serum Profiles

Specimen Requirements:

1) 1 ml serum 2) 0.5 ml milk

Shipping Container:

plastic tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
Ref. lab fee
Days Tested:
M-F
Turnaround Time:
1 business day
Comments:
Specimen Requirements:

2 ml serum

Shipping Container:

plastic tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
Ref. lab fee
Days Tested:
M-F
Turnaround Time:
1 business day
Comments:
Specimen Requirements:

2 ml serum

Shipping Container:

plastic tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
Ref. lab fee
Days Tested:
M-F
Turnaround Time:
1 business day
Comments:

Therapeutic Drug Assays

Specimen Requirements:

1 ml serum

Shipping Container:

plastic tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
Ref. lab fee
Days Tested:
M-F
Turnaround Time:
1 business day
Comments:

Blood should be drawn just prior to next dosing. Avoid lipemia.

Serum Individual Tests

Specimen Requirements:

1) 0.5 ml serum 2) 0.5 ml urine

Shipping Container:

plastic tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
Ref. lab fee
Days Tested:
M-F
Turnaround Time:
1 business day
Comments:

Urine

Specimen Requirements:

5 ml urine, refrigerated

Shipping Container:

leakproof container

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
Ref. lab fee
Days Tested:
M-F
Turnaround Time:
1 business day
Comments:

Samples valid for 24 hours

Specimen Requirements:

1.5 ml urine, refrigerated

Shipping Container:

leakproof container

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
Ref. lab fee
Days Tested:
M-F
Turnaround Time:
1 business day
Comments:

Centrifuge urine and submit supernatant. Samples valid for 24 hours.

Miscellaneous

Specimen Requirements:

0.50 ml serum

Shipping Container:

plastic tube

Coolant:
frozen gel packs
Fee:
Ref. lab fee
Days Tested:
M-F
Turnaround Time:
1 business day
Comments:

Canine and feline only. Sent to reference lab.