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ViTALS: Virginia Tech Animal Laboratory Services

Accredited by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, ViTALS is the on-site interdisciplinary diagnostic laboratory of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine.

ViTALS (Virginia Tech Animal Laboratory Services) personnel

Guidelines for ViTALS Laboratory Sample Submission

Sample drop-offs during normal business hours:

  • Samples should be placed in a zip-closure bag or ViTALS specimen bag
  • A completed ViTALS submission form should be in the outer pocket of the specimen bag or attached in a separate bag if using zip-closure bags.
  • Bring sample into the front of the Small Animal Receiving area of the VTH and let the front desk staff know you have a sample for the lab OR call 540-231-4320 and we will meet you in the lobby or the numbered parking spaces
ViTALS (Virginia Tech Animal Laboratory Services)
ViTALS (Virginia Tech Animal Laboratory Services)


ViTALS's mission is to provide high-quality diagnostic services to veterinarians, animal owners, researchers, and state and federal agencies. Our qualified laboratory staff reliably performs all tests and evaluations in accordance with established policies and procedures in order to provide quality veterinary diagnostic services.

Commitment to Our Customers

We understand the importance of accurate and timely results, and we strive to provide superior services and to exceed the expectations of our clients.