Colorado State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
200 West Lake Street
1644 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins , CO 80523

P: 970-297-1281
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Colorado State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

Colorado State University (CSU) Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories (VDL) consists of three laboratories located in Fort Collins, Grand Junction (Western Slope)?, and Rocky Ford. All of these laboratories are accredited by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians. The CSU VDL is part of Colorado State University and the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

The CSU VDL is made up of a multidisciplinary faculty and staff representing specialists in various areas of expertise, including pathologists, bacteriologists, virologists, toxicologists, parasitologists, histotechnologists, bringing a breadth and depth to the diagnostic medicine services available.

The Fort Collins and Rocky Ford Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories were recently recognized as approved laboratories in the National Animal Health Laboratory Network (NAHLN).
  • Avian Influenza Virus AGID
  • Avian Influenza Virus ELISA
  • Avian Influenza Virus H5 Subtyping PCR
  • Avian Influenza Virus H7 Subtyping PCR
  • Avian Influenza Virus HI
  • Avian Influenza Virus isolation/rtPCR
  • Avian Influenza Virus PCR
  • Avian Paramyxovirus 1 PCR
  • Campylobacter Culture
  • Chlamydophila PCR
  • Clostridium Culture
  • Clostridium perfringens Toxin Gene Typing
  • Cryptosporidium acid fast
  • Cryptosporidium Fecal Float
  • Cryptosporidium PCR
  • Fungal Serology Panel (Asp, Blas, Cocc, Hist) AGID
  • Fungal Serology: Histoplasma AGID
  • Infectious Bronchitis Virus ELISA
  • Infectious laryngotracheitis virus rtPCR
  • Lead, blood
  • Mycobacterium culture
  • Mycoplasma culture
  • Mycoplasma gallisepticum ELISA
  • Mycoplasma gallisepticum PI
  • Mycoplasma meleagridis PI
  • Mycoplasma meleagridis rtPCR
  • Mycoplasma Panel 4: MG/MS rtPCR
  • Mycoplasma PCR
  • Mycoplasma synoviae ELISA
  • Mycoplasma synoviae PI
  • Necropsy - in state
  • Necropsy - Out of state
  • Necropsy and Histopathology
  • Neospora caninum PCR
  • Salmonella Culture
  • Salmonella pullorum/Typhoid PI
  • Selenium, blood
  • Streptococcus equi/Streptococcus zooepidemicus rtPCR panel
  • Streptococcus zooepidemicus rtPCR
  • Strychnine HPLC
  • Toxoplasma gondii PCR
  • Virulent Newcastle Disease rtPCR
  • Virulent Newcastle virus ELISA
  • Virus Isolation - Avian (In Embryonated Eggs)
  • Vitamin A in serum
  • Vitamin A/Vitamin E panel
  • Vitamin E in serum
  • West Nile Virus PCR
  • Zinc, serum/plasma