Clinical Laboratory Services

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Welcome to the UC Davis VMTH Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Services. Our services include: Clinical Chemistry, including Urinalysis, Endocrinology, and Coagulation, Cytology, Hematology and Hematopathology, Immunology and Virology, Microbiology (Bacteriology / Mycology), and Parasitology.

Central Laboratory Receiving (CLR) hours: 8:00 am to 8:30 pm Monday through Friday (except holidays, PST).

Contact: or 530-752-VMTH (752-8684)

FedEx Reduced Price Shipping Program for veterinarians and veterinary clinics.

Note: The laboratories will be closed for the Winter Holiday December 22-26 (Friday-Monday), and December 29 - January 1 (Friday-Monday). Please do not ship packages to arrive during those time periods.

Upcoming holiday laboratory closures
Friday, December 22 - Winter holiday
Monday, December 25 - Winter holiday
Friday, December 29 - New Years holiday
Monday, January 1 - New Years holiday
Monday, January 15 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, February 19 - Presidents Day

Laboratory Updates

11/21/2017: Effective immediately - Due to unforseen circumstances, we are discontinuing EPM SarcoBlot™ (Western Blot) testing. Our SarcoFluor™ & NeoFluor™ testing are still available.

Updated EPM Sample Submission Form (pdf)

Updated Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Sample Submission Form (pdf)

6/28/2017: New laboratory pricing effective July 1, 2017

Featured tests

SarcoFluor™and NeoFluor™ antibody screening for Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM) information.

OFA - Canine Thyroid Registry testing information.

Koi Herpesvirus (KHV) Serology/ELISA testing information.

Horse blood typing and NI antibody screens available throughout the year! More information.

Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis (CPTB) SHI test (Pigeon Fever test) is available. Acceptable specimen type: serum, separated from red cells. Use test code 8639 and the general Sample Submission Form (fillable pdf).