Diagnostic Labs

The Diagnostic Labs at the University of Florida provide diagnostic support and services to the UF Veterinary Hospitals as well as outside institutions and animal care facilities.

Anatomic Pathology

The Anatomic Pathology service provides diagnostic services in the areas of necropsy and surgical pathology of domestic and exotic animals.

More Information:

  • Visit the Anatomic Pathology lab page to learn more about submitting samples to our lab for review and analysis.
  • The University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine offers a residency program in Anatomic Pathology through the department of Comparative, Diagnostic, and Population Health.
  • Learn more about the CDPM faculty associated with this service.

Clinical Pathology

The Clinical Pathology service performs hematology, chemistry, endocrinology, urinalysis, fluid analyses, and cytology tests for domestic and exotic species.

More Information:

  • Visit the Clinical Pathology lab page to learn more about submitting samples to our lab for review and analysis.
  • The University of Florida College of Veterinary medicine offers a residency program in Clinical Pathology through the Comparative, Diagnostic, and Population Medicine department.
  • Both the Department of Comparative, Diagnostic, and Population Medicine and the Department of Physiological Sciences have faculty in the Clinical Pathology service. Learn more about the CDPM faculty associated with this service.

Microbiology & Parasitology

The Microbiology, Parasitology, & Serology service isolates bacteria and fungus from a variety of animals, recovers parasite ova and oocysts, and identifies internal and external parasites in order to provide results in the diagnosis and treatment of infectious disease.

More Information:

  • Visit the Microbiology, Parasitology, & Serology lab page to learn more about submitting samples to our lab for review and analysis.
  • Faculty in the Microbiology, Parasitology, & Serology service come from many departments within the College of Veterinary Medicine. Learn more about the CDPM faculty associated with this service.