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Connecticut Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (CVMDL)

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Please Note: Subsidization for Avian Influenza testing has been partially restored. Please call the lab for information on subsidy coverage at 860-486-3738



CVMDL AccreditationCVMDL is the only laboratory in New England that is fully accredited by the AAVLD

Accreditation certificate click here

CVMDL maintains a high standard of client confidentiality. Click here to read our Confidentiality Policy

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Public Service

The diagnostic laboratory encompasses:

  • Pathology
  • Virology
  • Bacteriology
  • Serology
  • Toxicology
laboratory activities to arrive at a proper diagnosis or to test for blood antibody levels against diseases.

Close cooperation exists with the State Department of Agriculture, where State mandated and Federal programs of disease control are concerned. The Diagnostic Testing Services Laboratory performs all State testing programs(Brucellosis, Salmonella Pullorum, Mycoplasma, Mastitis, Avian Influenza, Johne's Disease) as well as many other tests (equine infectious anemia, Salmonella, leptospirosis, Lyme disease, Rabies, etc.).

Our poultry and mammalian extension veterinarians maintain daily contact with animal and poultry owners, veterinary practitioners, as well as State and Federal regulatory officials.