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Please refer to our
current fee schedule
as we work to update this section.
Additional information about services
The following additional fees may apply:
+ 20% surcharge will be added to submissions from outside North Dakota.
+ $5.00 charge for all shipping containers returned to clients.
+ $20.00 shipping/handling charge for all samples sent to a referral laboratory.
+ $25.00 fee will be charged for leaky packages.
NDVDL does not accept live animals.
For Canadian submissions of feed or tissues to NDVDL, please contact us for a copy of our import permits.
For cases involving insurance claims or litigation, contact the laboratory for instructions. Legal cases will be charged a $250.00 base price to cover cost of chain of custody handling.
NDVDL retains the right to refuse any sample that may pose a risk or danger to lab personnel. No human samples will be accepted. Contaminated samples may be refused. No bodies, carcasses or body parts will be returned to the submitter. The submitter is responsible for adherence to sample shipping regulations.
NDVDL reserve the right to subcontract any work required to complete testing on submissions. Any work that is subcontracted will be indicated as such on the final report.
We are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Limited emergency weekend service is available, as well as a 24 hour depository.
If you have any questions about services or prices please call us at (701) 231-8307
Published by the Veterinary Diagnostic Services Department, College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources at North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND.