For clinical pathology procedures performed at TVMDL or other
labs, submit a sample and request form to the clinical pathology
lab and the sample will be relayed to the designated lab.
Information about sendout tests can be found in the alphabetized
lists accessed above.
Outside Laboratory Shipping Schedules
- Samples submitted for TVMDL, GI Lab and
Parasitology are taken daily at 11:00am, 1:15 PM and 4:15 PM.
- Samples being shipped out on cold packs for next-day delivery
are packed and taken to central receiving no later than 2:30 PM. The primary carrier for shipments is
- Samples being shipped on ice packs are sent on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday only. Overnights are
NOT sent on Thursday or Friday because many times, these
samples will not get to the lab until late Friday or Saturday. As a
result, samples have been lost due to improper storage and handling
at the receiving labs. If you need a sample to
be sent out Thursday or Friday, please contact the laboratory to
make special arrangements.
- In the case of holidays, please check with us before making
your schedule for sample collection and/or scheduling surgery.