Cold Weather Reminders

With seasonably cold weather in the area, it is important to consider effects of freezing on samples sent to the laboratory for testing. Certain samples… More

Johne’s Season Reminders

Johne's (Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis) testing season is upon us, which means it is a good time to share helpful tips to ensure the fastest… More

Serology Test Guide

Proper sample collection and handling practices help to ensure the most accurate test results. View our new Serology Test Guide for information about best practices… More

Rabies Submission Guide

A guide for submission of rabies samples is now available. Sometimes it can be difficult to know which samples would be best for a particular… More

World Rabies Day

September 28 is World Rabies Day. It was started in 2007 to raise awareness of rabies and its continued impact around the world. The incidence… More

Swab sampling tips

When choosing a sample to submit for testing, it is important to remember that tissues, fluids, aspirates or fecal material are always preferable to swabs.… More

Ergot Infected Pasture Grasses

Ergot infected pasture grasses (brome, timothy, wheat, quack grasses) are a problem this year. Ergotty forage grasses are particularly visible along fence lines, in wet… More

Effective June 1, 2019

Requests to correct animal and/or owner information after release of results, requiring us to amend/correct previously distributed reports will result in a $10 form correction… More