About the VDL
North Dakota State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
The primary mission of the laboratory is to provide prompt, accurate, reliable testing and diagnostic support services to veterinarians, animal owners and producers, and the public health sector to ensure the quality of diagnostic and surveillance efforts essential to safeguarding the health and well being of our national herds and flocks, companion animals, wildlife zoo and exotic species and the general public. We are open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. A 24 hour depository and limited emergency weekend services are available. We welcome all comments on the services we provide. If you have questions or comments please contact us.