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, and Microbiology (Bacteriology / Mycology).

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.

Upcoming holiday laboratory closures
Monday, September 4 - Labor Day
Friday, November 10 - Veterans Day, observed
Thursday & Friday, November 23 & 24 - Thanksgiving holiday

Laboratory Updates

8/15/2017: Updated Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Sample Submission Form (pdf)

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

9/21/2016: Updated EPM Result Interpretation sheet (pdf) and EPM Laboratory Diagnostic Flow Chart (pdf) in color or black & white

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).