Care for horses & livestock/farm animals
Care for cats, dogs & other companion animals
The PennVet Diagnostic Labs will not be testing the general companion animal population for the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the testing of companion animals is not recommended.
Testing may be done by animal and public health officials if they agree that there is a link to a known human case. If you have such a case, please contact your state animal health official.
In Pennsylvania, please call the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture at 717-787-4737 and ask to speak to someone about testing an animal for SARS-CoV-2.
Welcome to Penn Vet Diagnostic Laboratories! Our laboratories includes several sections that work collaboratively to help you to provide the highest quality of veterinary medicine to your patients and clients.
Meet our on-site specialized diagnosticians, including specialized and board-certified microbiologists, parasitologists, and board-certified anatomic and clinical pathologists of Penn Vet Diagnostic Laboratories.
Laboratory sections within Penn Vet Diagnostic Laboratories include:
Anatomic Pathology – Biopsy and Autopsy Services
Clinical Pathology and Cytology