ALABAMA VETERINARY DIAGNOSTIC LABS

 

AVDL Information

The Alabama State Diagnostic Laboratories are open from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. The laboratories are closed for normal business on Saturday and Sunday, and on State and Federal Holidays, listed below.

After-hours submission of an animal for necropsy is available at the Auburn laboratory. Call 334-321-8700 to arrange to meet the security gate attendant and obtain assistance with submitting the animal and completing the necessary forms.

Options for Holidays and Weekends  

  • Small animals may be adequately held by packing in a cooler with several bags of ice, and then submitted during normal business hours.
  • Other fresh tissue specimens and blood samples should be held refrigerated or chilled on ice.
  • Out-of-state animal owners should contact veterinary diagnostic laboratories in their state of residence for necropsy services.
  • Commercial courier services do not deliver to the Auburn laboratory on weekends or holidays.
  • Package mail is not processed for diagnostic testing on weekends or holidays. 
 

Links & Resources

Please visit our Facebook page for more information on lab changes, news and updates: https://www.facebook.com/AlVetDiagnosticLabSystem
 
NOTICE: The Commissioner of Agriculture has approved a modification of AVDL fees.

As of June 1, 2016

All necropsies and disposal for 'Out of State' horses and other large livestock or large exotic/zoo/wild animals will have a fee increase to $330 plus the cost of disposal ($30 accession fee + $300 for necropsy + disposal fee).

All 'In State' White-tailed Deer necropsy fees have increased to $75 ($10 accession fee + $65 for necropsy which will include a CWD testing if required).

All 'In State' White-tailed Deer CWD only testing fees have increased to $45 ( $10 accession fee + $35 CWD testing fee)

Please view the link to our fee schedule at: http://agi.alabama.gov/divisions/avdl/fee-schedule

Forms & Documents

FileDescriptionTypeSizeDate
Auburn General Submission Form  PDF386.20 KB13 Mar, 2015
Auburn MultiAnimal Continuation Form  PDF64.71 KB13 Mar, 2015
Auburn MultiAnimal Continuation Form  PDF64.71 KB13 Mar, 2015
Auburn MultiAnimal Continuation Form  PDF64.71 KB13 Mar, 2015
BVD Submission Form  PDF83.40 KB13 Mar, 2015
Auburn Poultry Submission Form  PDF203.42 KB13 Mar, 2015
Poultry Mutiflock Submission Form  PDF64.43 KB13 Mar, 2015
Auburn Poultry Serology Form  PDF114.77 KB13 Mar, 2015
Newcastle- Avian Influence Surveillance Form  PDF151.01 KB13 Mar, 2015
Apiary Submission Form  PDF88.12 KB13 Mar, 2015
Regional Lab Mammal Submission Form  PDF295.35 KB13 Mar, 2015
Regional Lab Poultry Submission Form  PDF287.44 KB13 Mar, 2015
Boaz Serology Submission Form  PDF89.63 KB13 Mar, 2015
CWD Form  PDF84.38 KB13 Mar, 2015
DISPOSAL FORM fillable  PDF175.38 KB13 Mar, 2015
InPouch TF and TF Transit Tube Instructions  PDF93.40 KB28 Sep, 2015
Laboratory Fee Schedule 12.4.15  PDF118.81 KB14 Dec, 2015
General Submission Form  DOC251.00 KB28 Jan, 2016
Multi Animal Continuation Form  DOC104.00 KB28 Jan, 2016
BVD Submission Form  DOC165.50 KB28 Jan, 2016
Poultry Submission Form  DOC250.50 KB28 Jan, 2016
Poultry MultiFlock Form  DOC70.00 KB28 Jan, 2016
CF.ACC.20.15 LaboratoryFees DGP 5.16.16  PDF119.14 KB16 May, 2016

Division Contacts

Alabama Veterinary Diagnostic Labs Division
890 Simms Road
Auburn, AL 36832

Main Ph: (334) 844-4987
Fax: 334-844-7206

 

Lab Director

Dr. David Pugh DVM, MS, MAg, Dipl. ACT, ACVN, & ACVM
  dgpugh@auburn.edu

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