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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.


KSVDL offers the following toxicology tests: 

  • Blue-green algae testing
  • Testing for lead on whole blood (EDTA)
  • Testing for nitrates on water, serum, and ocular fluid
  • Trace Mineral and Heavy Metal Testing
  • GCMS Toxicant Screen
  • Serum Vitamin A and E
  • and many more!

New Toxicology Tests!

  • Mycotoxin Panel/Single Mycotoxin
  • Ionophore Panel/Single Ionophore
  • Cholinesterase
  • Ammonia Quantification

Access Toxicology Test and Fees

Toxicology Submission Form

Blue-green Algae Resources

NEWS UPDATE: Blue-green algae presents dangers to livestock: 
K-State expert cautions stagnant water can lead to toxic blooms in watering ponds (July 21, 2020)

Information and Emergency Services

Animal owners needing immediate, emergency services should contact their local veterinary hospital/clinic directly. Animal owners in the Manhattan, KS area may call the KSU Veterinary Health Center Emergency Desk at (785) 532 4100. Specialized animal poisoning emergency advice can also be obtained 24/7 from the ASPCA Animal Poisoning Hotline at (888) 426 4435; and the Pet Poison Helpline at (800) 213 6680. These services may charge a fee.

If human poisoning is involved or suspected, please call the American Association of Poison Control Centers at (800) 222-1222.

If you have questions about a specific test conducted by this lab, please contact Client Services at (785) 532-5650, toll free at 1-866-512-5650 or clientcare@vet.k-state.edu for special testing submission and fees.

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