VDx Veterinary Diagnostics and Preclinical Research Services

Veterinary Diagnostics

Our goal at VDx is to give you more time to do what matters most — care for your patients.

If it matters to you, it matters to us.

Since 2001, the VDx team of pathologists, laboratory staff, and customer service representatives has continually set the standard for diagnostic excellence, service reliability and client satisfaction in Northern California and the Western United States. The staff and pathologist of VDx process more than 30,000 laboratory specimens each year. 

Why Choose VDx?

Turnaround Times You Need: As all tissue and slide processing is performed on-site, rapid turnaround is our standard.

Exceptional Customer Service: Your time is important to us as it is to you. Our staff will respond promptly your calls regarding report status, specimen pick-ups, consultations and supply requests. Simply call (530) 753-4285 Monday thru Friday from 6:30 AM to 5:30 PM (PST) and a member of our staff will answer your call within 3 rings. We recognize your time is valuable.

Convenient Courier Service: VDx couriers provide reliable pick-up service throughout most of Northern California.

Experience: The small staff of VDx pathologists and laboratory technicians combined have over 200 years of experience in veterinary laboratory service. Our team is proud of the reputation we’ve earned for delivering the most consistent, accurate, customer focused and cost effective laboratory service in Northern California.

VDx Offers Flow Cytometry Testing In-house

Flow Cytometry is a powerful tool which can simultaneously analyze multiple parameters of a single cells in a suspension. Useful characteristics evaluated include cell size, cytoplasmic complexity and a wide range of membrane-bound and intracellular proteins. Current turnaround time for Flow Cytometry at VDx is 2-3 working days. LEARN MORE

VDx Offers PARR Testing In-house

PCR for Antigen Receptor Rearrangement (aka PARR) is a tool which has greatly increased the sensitivity in diagnosing lymphoma in difficult cases, helping diagnose earlier and with less invasive sampling.  PARR can be run on both formalin-fixed tissue as well as cytology samples. Current turnaround time for PARR at VDx is 7-9 working days. LEARN MORE

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Contact Information

For any inquiries regarding our Veterinary Diagnostic Services, please contact us via e-mail at info@vdxpathology.com or call us at 530-753-4285 Monday thru Friday from 6:30 AM to 5:30 PM (PST).