Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

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Update to Necropsy and Disposal Receiving

Beginning July 1, KSVDL will be able to accept animals dropped off for disposal (not necropsy) during our normal business hours only:
  • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Monday through Friday
  • 8 a.m. to noon - Saturday

If an after-hours necropsy is needed we can accept the animal, and there will be a $250.00 emergency fee added to the necropsy charge.


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Bovine Respiratory Panel Results

The respiratory PCR panel is a great tool to investigate the involvement of viruses in respiratory outbreaks.

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Rabies Laboratory

Our Rabies Laboratory is one of the highest-volume rabies serology centers in the world, providing both animal and human testing services and handling over 80,000 samples each year. The lab has extensive experience in measuring rabies antibodies by the fluorescent antibody virus neutralization (FAVN) test, rapid fluorescent focus inhibition test (RFFIT) and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA).

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Diagnostic and consultative services

The Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory develops and delivers accurate, innovative and timely diagnostic and consultative services to the veterinary and animal health community in Kansas and the nation.