Frequently Asked Questions
I am an owner, can I send samples from my pet?
No. We accept samples only from veterinarians.
How do I receive my test results?
We fax most of the test results to the attending veterinarian/clinic. Abnormal results may also be phoned to the veterinarian.
What type of sample should I submit?
Please refer to the sample submission/shipping guidelines. We are happy to give guidance for appropriate sample submission, please call if you have questions.
Can I send you my samples for WADDL?
WADDL (Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory) is a separate department from the Clinical Pathology laboratory. It is best if you contact and send samples directly to WADDL.
Each sample is invoiced by the Clinical Pathology laboratory, however, billing is done by the accounting department of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Please direct inquires to them. 509-335-0816
Can I submit a sample for histopathology?
Histopathology, serology, and bacteriology are performed by WADDL. Please contact them for further information. WADDL Forms
Are you open on Saturdays?
We are only open for in-clinic patient testing on Saturday mornings.
Are results available on line?
Results are available to WSU VTH clinicians seeing in-clinic cases through the VADDS system. Results are currently not available to outside veterinarians on-line.