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: Our laboratories will be closed Monday, February 19 in observance of Presidents Day. Please do not ship packages for arrival on that day. We will reopen at 8am PST on Tuesday, February 20.

Upcoming holiday laboratory closures
Monday, February 19 - Presidents Day
Friday, March 30 - Cesar Chavez Day
Monday, May 29 - Memorial 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).