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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 the NDVDL, please contact us for a copy of our import permits.

For submissions involving insurance claims or litigation, contact us for instructions. Legal cases will be charged a $250.00 base price to cover costs 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 reserves 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 or leave us a message here.
Published by the Veterinary Diagnostic Services Department, College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources at North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND. Contact us