Submission Forms

Accession Form
Accession Continuation Form
CEM Culture Form
New Account Form
USDA Brucellosis Form
UKVDL Rabies Form
Testing Information PDFUKVDL Tests and Test Information

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.


  • Please Note!
    UKVDL does not accept live animals.
    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 2018 Foal Crop
  • Beginning March 1, 2017, VS-10 forms (Equine Infectious Anemia test results) will be distributed via email to our clients.  This is being done to improve our turn-around time on getting our results to you and to generate cost savings by eliminating carbon copy processing, high labor and postal costs for snail mail delivery.  Very soon, these results will be available on the UKVDL Web Portal to provide 24x7 access to your completed VS-10’s.  Electronic delivery of your reports is the most efficient, accurate, fastest, cheapest and most reliable means of getting our results to you.  In addition, the electronic reports can be archived on your practice computer providing quick access as necessary without the use of folders and filing cabinets.  If you are still not receiving your reports via email, now is a perfect time to sign up.  Call our Business Office and they will get this set up for you today!”