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: UCDVetClinicalLabs@ucdavis.edu or 530-752-VMTH (752-8684)

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New!
If serum and CSF are submitted simultaneously for SarcoFluor™ or NeoFluor™ EPM testing, results will also include a serum/CSF ratio. It is recommended to have a concurrent fluid analysis performed on CSF at the time of SarcoFluor™ or NeoFluor™ testing to rule out blood contamination.
Updated EPM Sample Submission Form (fillable PDF)
New EPM Results Interpretation sheet (PDF)

Upcoming holiday laboratory closures
Monday, February 20 - Presidents Day
Friday, March 31 - Cesar Chavez Day
Monday, May 29 - Memorial Day
Tuesday, July 4 - Independence Day

Laboratory Updates

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

7/26/2016: Updated EPM Sample Submission Form and new EPM Results Interpretation sheet. If serum and CSF are submitted simultaneously for SarcoFluor™ or NeoFluor™ testing, results will also include a serum/CSF ratio. It is recommended to have a concurrent fluid analysis performed on CSF at the time of SarcoFluor™ or NeoFluor™ testing to rule out blood contamination.

7/5/2016:
Immunoelectrophoresis (IEP) testing has been discontinued. We're sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

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).