Animal Disease Analytical Testing Services

  • Animal disease testing services are offered to veterinarian practitioners.

  • Appropriate forms can be obtained by calling the MDARD Supply line at 517-373-9794

  • All tests require a minimum of 1ml serum, preferably in a serum separator tube and spun before mailing.  If whole blood is submitted it is best to ship the sample chilled with a cold pack to preserve it, especially in the summer months.

Please make sure all appropriate paperwork is completely filled out, multi-part forms remain intact and all signatures are in place to avoid delays in processing.

Samples can be dropped off Monday through Friday 8:00am-4:30pm at, or mailed/shipped to:

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development
Animal Disease Testing Laboratory
1615 S. Harrison
East Lansing, Michigan 48823

MDARD accepts all test samples submitted through the free USDA VSPS site
MDARD also accepts samples for Equine Infectious Anemia (Coggins) testing that are submitted through

Test Fees are as follows:

Anaplasmosis (C-ELISA); Bovine and other ruminants - $9.00
Bluetongue (C-ELISA); Bovine and other ruminants - $9.00
Brucellosis (serum only); Bovine and other ruminants* and Swine - $3.00
*We do not provide Brucellosis testing on Sheep

Equine Infectious Anemia, Coggins (AGID or ELISA) - $8.00
Johne's (ELISA); Bovine, Goats, Sheep - $8.00
Pseudorabies (ELISA); Swine - $5.00

FAX/EMAIL results; per page, per FAX number/EMAIL address - $2.00

• All results, will be mailed per directions on the multi-part forms unless otherwise requested. Please remember that mail service may take 5-7 days to be delivered. 

• They may also be picked up at the laboratory. 

• Any resulted forms requested for pick up at the laboratory and left at the laboratory for greater than two (2) weeks will be mailed to the address on the form.