The UMaine Veterinary Diagnostic Lab is accepting samples by prior notification.

This may change as the COVID-19 situation progresses. Please call 207.581.3874 for the most current status.

Per UMaine policy, our building is closed to the public. Please call 207.385.6514 or 541.324.1912  before sending or bringing in samples.

Samples may be placed in the box outside the lab door; please call 207.385.6514 or 541.324.1912  when dropping off samples.

If shipping samples, please provide us with a tracking number when you call to notify us.

Because of social distancing requirements, we have reduced staff in the lab and we are working remotely from home as much as possible. Phone messages and email will be checked multiple times daily during the regular work week. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation while we all learn to adjust to the ever changing situation!


Monday – Friday

8:00 am to 4:30 pm 



Direct to Animal Owners & Veterinarians

  • Necropsy – Livestock/Poultry
  • Mastitis Testing
  • Salmonella Environmental Testing (FDA Compliant SE Testing)


Veterinarian Submission Only

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Horses
  • Other Pets
    The UMaine Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory does not currently have a board certified pathologist on staff and is not accredited.

For More information on what we do and our policies visit our About Us page

Is Your Question About an Animal Not Listed Here? Please Contact Us 

Visit the  Maine Veterinary Medical Association website   to find a veterinarian in your area. We encourage all our clients to develop a good working relationship with a clinical veterinarian.

Looking for a Large Animal Veterinarian? Here is a list of Veterinarians who will treat large animals. 

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