William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital


The VMTH Clinical Laboratories are actively involved with the research community, both at UC Davis and at other public and private entities. Our laboratory services are comprehensive, accurate and can be tailored to fit the needs of our research clients.

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For more information, submit a Research Inquiry Form (fillable pdf). Include information about specific tests requested. For more information, email our Research & Development Analyst Dr.Danielle Carrade Holt at ddcarrade@ucdavis.edu or call Central Lab Receiving at 530-752-VMTH (752-8684).

Ready to start you study?

If your study is nearly ready to be submitted, fill out and remit a Research Study Registration Form (fillable pdf). All studies must be registered before research samples can be processed. This ensures that the Clinical Laboratories are staffed appropriately and able to provide our research clients with the highest quality results.

UC Davis researchers: provide a grant number (V_____) or VMTH Client ID (X0______).

Non-UC Davis researchers: include a billing address and contact phone number. If you are a returning client, please provide your VMTH Client ID, if known.

Sample Submission

Research samples are accepted by Central Lab Receiving Monday-Friday, 8am-8:30pm. Please note that samples submitted late in the day may not be processed until the following business day All samples must be accompanied by a Research Sample Submission Form (fillable pdf). Need more space (more than 30 samples)? Fill out our Research Sample Submission continuation page (fillable pdf)

Completed Studies

Have you completed your study after submitting samples to the VMTH Clinical Diagnostic Laboratories? We would love to see any posters or publications written using data from our labs. Please contact Dr. Danielle Carrade Holt at ddcarrade@ucdavis.edu to share your research story.