Tritrichomonas Testing Discontinued

The University of Minnesota no longer offers Tritrichomonas culturing.  Please click on link above for more information on alternatives.

Update to UMN VDL Summary Result Reporting Format

On January 3rd, 2023 there will be a change to the display formatting of Summary results on the University of Minnesota Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Results Access web portal and in nightly Summary emails

Shipping update from the Laboratory for Udder Health

LUH clients are currently experiencing shipping delays, for packages sent to and from the lab. Because most shipments are time sensitive, we recommend the following shipping practices to avoid problems. We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as needed.

VetMAX™ PRRSV EU & NA 3.0 Kit

The Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory will be transitioning to the VetMAX™ PRRSV EU & NA 3.0 Kit for  PRRS/NAEU detection effective Monday, April 5th, 2021.

Award winning poster of Ileana Miranda

Former VDL Scholar wins award for poster

Ileana Miranda, a former J1 scholar at the VDL working with Dr. Anibal Armién, won the ACVP Young Investigators Award Poster Competition in the category of Diagnostic Pathology.

Matt Sturos holding scholarship award plaque

Matt Sturos receives scholarship award

Matthew Sturos DVM, UMN VDL pathologist and PhD student received the Charles Louis Davis DVM Foundation for the Advancement of Veterinary and Comparative Pathology 2016 Student Scholarship award in veterinary pathology.

Project involving VDL faculty and staff wins prestigious award

Dr. Anibal Armién and Jan Shivers, VDL Histology section head, along with Dr. Stephanie Valberg and several other researchers from the University of Minnesota co-authored a publication on equine shivers which won the prestigious Davis-Thompson Foundation (former CL Davis Foundation) Journal award for best article in the journal Veterinary Pathology for the year 2016.