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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.

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.

The University of Minnesota Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory has added another ELISA test for detection of antibodies to Mycoplasma Hyopneumoniae in pigs.

VDL clients are currently experiencing shipping delays. To avoid problems related to shipping we recommend some best practices.

Award winning poster of Ileana Miranda

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

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.

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.