Histopathology is the traditional gold standard used for the microscopic examination of animal tissue in order to study the manifestations of disease.

At VRL, we provide researchers with top quality histopathology products and services. We operate with some of the best histologists in the game, using industry-leading methodologies, and ensuring redundant quality control checks, we’ll address your histology needs so that you can go back to doing what you do best – your research. Our pathologists are spectacular at finding changes at the cellular level on any species of animal you can imagine. We offer a full range of services from traditional paraffin and H&E staining to a variety of specialized embedding mediums and special staining. Be sure to ask about our microphotography services as well.

What you can expect from VRL’s histopathology services

  • Summary report in paragraph form and or summary table with findings scored for easy comparison among animals / tissues
  • Special stains are available upon request
  • TAT takes three weeks +/- depending on the request, rush orders are available for an additional fee
  • We can accept most species of animals

Clinical Pathology

  • Chemistry
    Automated analyzer for high throughput analysis of serum, plasma, urine, CSF and other body fluids
  • Hematology
    Automated analyzer to provide blood counts (CBC on whole blood specimens)
  • Coagulation
    Ability to determine clotting disorders by measuring various proteins and how the function

We are able to run these test under GLP compliance, if required!

Ask us about our capabilities!