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We are open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. To message the VDL, use the contact form below or send an email directly to

We welcome all questions or comments on the services we provide.


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 (



(701)231-7527 or
FAX: (701)231-7514

Mailing Address

Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
NDSU Dept. 7691
PO Box 6050
Fargo, ND 58108-6050

Courier Address

NDSU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
4035 19th Ave. N.
Fargo, ND 58102

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