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Located on the University of California, Davis campus, the Davis laboratory provides livestock, equine and avian necropsy, histopathology, immunohistochemistry, electron microscopy, toxicology, serology, microbiology and virology testing on site. Specialty services for equine performance chemistry and pharmacology are also located at our Davis facility.

CAHFS Davis offers:

  • American College of Veterinary Pathologists board certified diagnosticians
  • American College of Veterinary Microbiologists board certified microbiologist
  • American Board of Veterinary Toxicology board certified toxicologist
  • Experts in poultry/avian, horse, cattle, pig, llama, alpaca, sheep, goat, exotics and wildlife diseases
  • Foreign animal disease trained diagnosticians on site
  • Comprehensive reports which include gross examination, histopathology and testing in other disciplines as needed
  • National Poultry Improvement Plan approved site for Salmonella, Mycoplasma and Avian Influenza testing

Visit the Lab Tests & Fees page to search for specific tests and turnaround times.


CAHFS - Davis Laboratory

University of California

Shipping address:
John E. Thurman, Jr. Lab
620 W. Health Sciences Dr.
Davis, CA 95616

Specimen Drop Off:
Specimen delivery access is
off of Garrod Rd.

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 1770
Davis, CA 95617

Phone: 530-752-8700
Fax: 530-752-6253

Billing inquiries only:
800-553-6878 or