From sample collection to test selection, bovine practitioners must consider a wide range of details to ensure diagnostic testing best fits their goals and needs. TVMDL compiled the following guidance and reference material to assist clients at all stages of the diagnostic testing process. TVMDL encourages clients to download the following files.
TVMDL offers over 700 test options through multiple methodologies. View this section to learn how TVMDL performs testing in each of our sections.
Necropsy Reference Material
Whether in the clinic or in the field, it’s imperative to perform a thorough bovine necropsy evaluation. View this section for a comprehensive approach to performing necropsies.
Bovine Diagnostic Plans
TVMDL bovine diagnosticians developed eight plans to assist practitioners and producers begin the testing process. Each plan is based on clinical signs or gross necropsy findings and offers a comprehensive list of recommended tests. View this page for more information on bovine diagnostic plans.
Other Species: Equine and Small Ruminant Testing Guidance
It’s sometimes difficult to determine the best approach to diagnostic testing. View this section for specific diagnostic plans to assist equine and small ruminant clients in efficient diagnostic testing strategies based on clinical signs or gross necropsy findings.