Diagnostic & Service Labs

Infectious Diseases Lab

Advancing veterinary medicine for 30+ years

For more than 30 years, the Infectious Diseases Laboratory (IDL) has used advanced technology to provide fast and accurate diagnoses on a variety of diseases that impact the health of companion animals, exotic animals and wildlife. IDL also collaborates with clinicians and researchers worldwide in scientific studies.

IDL is staffed with motivated and highly qualified faculty and laboratory personnel who have a combined 100+ years of experience in developing, validating and performing diagnostic technologies. This team is also available to answer any client questions regarding test results and to offer advice on how to manage a case.

AVMA info on SARS-CoV-2 in animals, including pets

Available Tests

A wide range of options

Test Results

A guide to help you interpret your report

Resources

Contact info, downloadable forms and useful links

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