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Kalter/Heberling Annual Diagnostic Research Grant Winners

VRL Laboratories is proud to announce the recipient of the Kalter/Heberling Annual Diagnostic Research Grant for 2021, following the committee’s careful review of essays submitted by researchers employed in academic facilities. "We were very pleased with the level of participation this year. It was a difficult choice, but we felt one submission in particular best exemplifies what the Kalter/Heberling Grant represents." stated VRL President Dennis Pitts. On September 13, 2021, VRL announced the award-winning institution; Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia for their submission Nonclinical Studies of Novel Therapies. The program was awarded a $10,000 grant for VRL testing services to advance the development of their research efforts. "We are [...]

September 13th, 2021|

Speed Up Your Research With VRL Fast Track

Time in Quarantine Slowing Down Your Research? Speed it up with VRL Fast Track! The risk of new pathogens infecting your colony are high when introducing new animals. Reduce your biorisk by pre-screening animals before releasing them into the colony. The VRL Fast Track Health Assessment can provide a comprehensive look at the health status of rodents. Let us get your research back on track - with results in 48 hours! Our Fast Track Health Assessment also provides many other benefits, including: PCR based testing Customizable panels Technical Staff available to help customize panels that meet your research and facility needs Contact VRL to get started today!

August 18th, 2021|

Announcing the Second Annual Kalter/Heberling Diagnostic Research Grant

Overview: VRL invites any academic researcher to submit a short abstract (<500 words) stating how our diagnostic services can benefit your research. VRL will award one (1) winner with full access to our non-human primates, small animals, zebrafish testing menu in virology, bacteriology, parasitology, clinical pathology, necropsy and environmental testing. Award Terms and Conditions: (1) $10,000 grant to be used for VRL testing services during a 12-month period Total grant must be redeemed within 12 months following award announcement After 12 months, remaining portion of unused grant will expire and cannot be redeemed for VRL testing services Award winner grants VRL unlimited rights to publish [...]

June 28th, 2021|

VRL CytoClear Testing, Don’t Wait for Results

Don't risk infectious agents. Don't wait for results. Get your analysis in 24-48 hours. The biological sample you’re using could be putting your animal colony at risk. Put those fears to rest. VRL offers non-GLP testing of biological samples via PCR or Microbiology for Mice, Rats, Hamsters, and Humans. And unlike other Cell Line Testing services, VRL can provide your analysis in as little as 24 hours! With results backed by a company with more than 30 years of experience in Animal Health Monitoring and Diagnostic Testing, what are you waiting for? Contact VRL today to learn more about CytoClear Testing.

May 24th, 2021|

VRL Now Offering Interferon-γ Release Assay (IGRA)

IGRA is the preferred method of early detection of M. tuberculosis. The TB blood test (IGRA) measures T cell-mediated immune response (the release of Interferon gamma, IFN-γ) by mixing Mycobacterium antigens with whole blood in vitro. Detect it early. During the early M. tuberculosis infection stage, cellular immune responses play more dominate roles than humoral response when bacterial loads are low. IGRA is an in vitro blood test using memory T-cells released IFN- γ as a marker of M. tuberculosis infection. What advantages can you expect from the VRL IGRA Test? Increased Accuracy Compared to TST testing, our interferon-gamma test offers high sensitivity and high specificity. [...]

April 13th, 2021|

VRL is One of the First Commercial Laboratories Offering AAV Antibody Testing

What does that mean for you? It means that you can take advantage of the expertise, knowledge and efficiencies of a commercial laboratory – VRL Diagnostics. Fast Turn Around Time Get your results in days, not weeks. When time is of the essence, count on VRL to come through every time. Competitive Pricing We have the equipment and expertise necessary to efficiently process results. This saves us time – and it saves you money. Ready & Available We value our customer relationships, and that means being available when you need us most. VRL offers a cell-based in vitro assay in two formats for the detection of [...]

March 1st, 2021|

VRL Makes It Easy & Efficient to Order, Review & Archive Your Tests

At VRL, we continue to improve the ordering process for our customers. That's why we're proud to introduce you to our user-friendly and intuitive VRL Client Portal. If you haven't ordered from us in a while, we invite you to experience our popular online program for ordering tests, and viewing and archiving results for on-demand future reference. Contact Us Now To Schedule A Demonstration

January 14th, 2021|

VRL is inviting you to participate in our AALAS Online Scavenger Hunt!

VRL Diagnostics invites all AALAS attendees to participate in our very own Scavenger Hunt! The rules are simple: Read the 6 questions provided below, and hunt down the answers on our website. Once you’re finished, submit your answers below. All completed forms will be entered into a drawing, and the winner will receive a $50 Amazon gift card! We’ll be drawing every week until AALAS ends on December 31st. So, if you don’t win one drawing, you’ll have several more chances. Good luck! Week 1 Winner: Maya Meeks Week 2 Winner: Kate Nolan Week 3 Winner: Violeta Salais Week 4 Winner: Samantha King Week 5 Winner: Joyce Stuckey [...]

October 26th, 2020|

Let VRL Design A Program That Works For YOU!

At VRL, we believe the success of our company can be measured by the success of our customers. And with more than 30 years of experience in diagnostic testing, we're ready and able to design a program that works for your business. This could include: Animal Health Monitoring From Real-Time PCR to Environmental Rack Testing, we'll help you design your animal health program with study-specific diagnostics. Pre-Clinical Services We offer an ample selection of pathology services including Histology and Clinical Chemistry. And, because your goals are our goals, we'll help you customize a panel that meets them. Biological Testing In addition to Cell Line Testing for [...]

October 20th, 2020|

We Are Better Working Together

If your needs include Clinical Chemistry, CBC or Histopathology diagnostics and analyses, we would like to invite you to experience the advantages of working with VRL. We are an independent, customer-focused laboratory that prioritizes individual attention for fast turnaround times and quality, custom reporting. For more than 30 years, we have focused on our customers' needs, not our own. What can we do for you? How can we develop a program for your Clinical Chemistry, CBC or Histopathology requirements?

October 1st, 2020|