Clinical Laboratory Services

Clinical Laboratory Services

Clinical Diagnostic Laboratories

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


  • (530) 752-VMTH (752-8684)

The Clinical Diagnostic Laboratories will be closed Monday, January 17, 2022 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Please do not ship packages for arrival on that date. We will reopen on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 8am PST. Thank you for your attention to this detail.


Our FedEx Reduced Price Shipping Program is available for for veterinarians and veterinary clinics. FedEx is the preferred shipping method for overnight delivery. Please do not ship using USPS; USPS mail is delivered to a central campus location before being distributed to our labs, delaying transit time of sensitive laboratory samples.


Upcoming Laboratory Closures

Friday, January 17, 2022 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, February 21, 2022 - Presidents' Day

Laboratory Updates

12/6/2021: Updated SarcoFluor, NeoFluor™, and ToxoFluor™ sample submission instructions (PDF).
10/26/2021: FedEx has changed some of their delivery commitments and implemented peak season surcharges on some shipments. More info can be found here.