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College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources

Connecticut Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory


CVMDL Accreditation
CVMDL is the only laboratory in New England that is fully accredited by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians Accreditation certificate click here

Alert: Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in CT horses, first cases confirmed for 2019

pdf image EEE Press Release click here

CVMDL recommends equine EEE vaccination


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

To order Discounted Shipping Labels or Biopsy Mailers follow this link. You will then email or print and fax your completed order form to our office (click here)


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.

CVMDL in the News

Canine Circovirus Enteritis