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Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
Kansas State University
1800 Denison Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66506
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KSVDL Client Care
General Inquiries
785-532-5650 or
Fax: 785-532-4835

KSVDL Business Office
Billing Inquiries
785-532-3294 or
Fax: 785-532-3502

Regular business hours:
8 am - 5 pm Mon.-Fri.
8 am - noon Sat.


New Tests and Resources

New Resources

Visit the KSVDL Disease Trend Map and BRD Antimicrobial Resistance Pattern pages on the KSVDL homepage.



Within the next few weeks, KSVDL clients will be able to make and print UPS labels from their clinic computer. This will eliminate the need to call KSVDL client care to request labels be shipped to you for use.

Watch the KSVDL website, www.ksvdl.org, for more information. 

Available Tests

Bovine Neonatal Diarrhea PCR Panels

KSVDL now offers three bovine enteric diarrhea PCR panels:

For all three panels either 5 gms of feces of 1 gm fresh intestine can be submitted in a sterile container. This PCR is competed Monday through Friday and expected Turnaround Time is 1-2 days. The results are reported out as Positive, Negative, Suspect, with Ct values. 

1. Bovine Neonatal Diarrhea PCR Full Panel

This PCR detects:        

Viral pathogens:            Bacterial & Protozoal pathogens:

Coronavirus                 E. coli K99

Rotavirus (group A)       Salmonella sp.

                                   Cryptosporidia sp.

Price: $60.00                


2. Bovine Neonatal Diarrhea PCR Viral Panel

This PCR detects:  

Viral pathogens:      Coronavirus

Price: $38.00          Rotavirus (group A)                 


3. Bovine Neonatal Diarrhea PCR Bacterial:Protozoal Panel

This PCR detects:                      

Bacterial and Protozoal pathogens:          E. coli K99

                                                 Salmonella sp.

Price: $38.00                               Cryptosporidia sp.


Bovine Abortion Tissue PCR Panel

KSVDL is now offering a panel that includes testing for five Leptospira serovars (L. canicola, L. grippotyphosa, L. hardjo, L. icterohaemorrhagiae, L. pomona), IBR, BVD type 1 and 2, and Neospora caninum in fetal tissue. 

Specimens to submit:
1 gm fresh tissues that include: liver, kidney, skeletal muscle, spleen, lung, placenta

Days tested: M-F
Estimated turnaround: 1-2 days
Cost: $42.00

For more information on these test options, please contact KSVDL Client Care at clientcare@vet.k-state.edu or 866-884-3867.


DVM Dxis a software system designed for remote and digital diagnosis of sick or dead animals.

Features:Web and smart mobile technology to gather photos, notes, and other related data fields needed to aid in case diagnosis remotely.

DVM Dxprovides veterinarians the ability to collect, analyze, store, and share diagnostic information from any location, making it easy to collaborate with laboratories and producers so they can improve cattle health through rapid disease identification and tracking

For more information, please contact KSVDL Client Care at 866-512-5650 or clientcare@vet.k-state.edu.

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