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WVDL OFFERS HIGH-QUALITY BIOPSY SERVICE

WVDL BIOPSY SERVICE INCLUDES FREE SHIPPING

The Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (WVDL) offers high-quality surgical biopsy services with fast turn-around time.

FREE SHIPPING of your biopsy specimens to WVDL is handled by United Parcel Service (UPS) for your convenience. UPS generally provides next-day delivery (WI and 1-day transit zone of map) of your biopsies to WVDL, which improves the turnaround time for biopsy results.  Click HERE and enter your zip code to see the next day zone map for UPS Ground.  You may also check your zip code for delivery to WVDL at https://wwwapps.ups.com/ctc/request?loc=en_US

TIME:  Typical turnaround time for biopsy reporting is two working days after receipt of the sample.  Extra time may be needed for cases with special stains (e.g., for microbes) or decalcification (bone, teeth).
FREE KITS:  Biopsy mailing kits are free and available from WVDL.  These kits include:

  • Pre-addressed, pre-paid mailing box (for 1-day transit zone of map), with either one 120-ml formalin vial for large biopsies, or two 30-ml vials for small biopsies (Please specify which formalin container you would like);
  • Zip-lock bag to contain formalin vial(s);
  • Biopsy submission form; and,
  • Upon request, a micro-screen cassette to protect small or fragile biopsies.

FORMS:  Submission forms (Use the form entitled ‘Veterinary Supplies Order Form‘) can also be filled out electronically and printed from our web site, www.wvdl.wisc.edu.

For more information on this biopsy service provided by WVDL, go to THIS PAGE .