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About NDSU VDL


The North Dakota State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory is an AAVLD accredited, full service laboratory offering toxicology, bacteriology, virology, molecular diagnostic, clinical and anatomic pathology, parasitology and serology testing services to veterinarians and the general public.

The primary mission of the laboratory is to provide reliable testing and diagnostic support services to veterinarians, animal owners, producers and the public health sector. The laboratory is a level II member of the National Animal Health Laboratory Network (NAHLN).

We are open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. An after-hours depository is available for samples and small carcasses that do not require a hoist. For herd health emergencies during weekends and holidays, email the pathologist on duty click here for more information. We welcome all comments on the services we provide. If you have questions or comments, please contact us.