Submission Forms

Accession Form
Accession Continuation Form
CEM Culture Form
New Account Form
USDA Brucellosis Form
UKVDL Rabies Form

You may submit Accessions and Forms to us digitally by e-mailing them to: UKVDLSubmissions@gmail.com

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Client Portal Now Available:

Online access for viewing laboratory results via our Client Portal. Please contact the lab for assistance in setting up a Portal account.
(859) 257-8283 Phone
(859) 255-1624 Fax

Carrier (UPS/FedEx) Address:

1490 Bull Lea Rd
Lexington, KY 40511

USPS (Post Office) Address:

P.O. Box 14125
Lexington, KY 40512-4125
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Welcome to the University of Kentucky Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

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The University of Kentucky Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (UKVDL) strives to be the leading veterinary diagnostic service, research and teaching laboratory in the United States through the application of peer-reviewed, validated scientific methodology and quality control systems in accordance with ISO 17025 standards. The mission of the UKVDL is to develop and apply state-of-the-art diagnostic methodology to improve animal health and marketability, to protect the public health and to assist in the preservation of the human-animal bond through the principles of One Health. The UKVDL is fully accredited by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians.


  • UKVDL does not provide euthanasia services.
    UKVDL does not dispose of animals except in the case of a paid necropsy.
    Specimens become property of the UKVDL once received by the laboratory. Return of specimens to submitter is generally not permitted unless permission is granted by the laboratory Director.
  • Click Here for Equine Abortions for 2020 Foal Crop

Did You Know?

As of Dec. 31, 2018, we are no longer able to offer Canine CTLI testing due to manufacturer discontinuation of the test.

UKVDL is now offering Equine Leptospira Ocular Screen testing. 
Includes serovars pomona, icterohaemorrhagiae, canicola, grippotyphosa, and bratislava.  Cost is $20 plus Accession Fee.

Department Policy on Interactions with U.S. Sanctioned Countries, Entities, and Persons