Microbiology

Our Services

The  Diagnostic and Clinical Microbiology Service at the Veterinary Medical Center of The Ohio State offers/provides bacteriology, mycology, and serologic procedures for The Veterinary Medical Center. Service is also provided to ambulatory services associated with the Teaching Hospital as well as animal resource facilities within or outside, the university.

Appointments & Lab Hours

  • Laboratory hours: 8am to 5pm Monday-Friday; 8am to noon on Saturday.
  • Laboratory should be directly contacted for information on specimen collection and submission.
  • Direct laboratory number: (614) 292-7956

Tests Offered In-House

Bacteriology

  • Routine aerobic culture
  • Routine anaerobic culture
  • Blood culture
  • Salmonella culture
  • Campylobacter culture
  • Clostridium difficile culture
  • Clostridium difficile toxin ELISA
  • MIC testing
    • Companion animal panel
    • Equine panel
    • Mastitis panel
    • Bovine/Porcine panel
  • Routine mycology including dermatophytes

Serology/Immunodiagnostics

  • FeLV/FIV Snap ELISA
  • Canine Parvovirus Snap ELISA
  • 4DX Snap ELISA
    • Heartworm antigen
    • Lyme C6 antibody
    • Ehrlichia canis antibody
    • Anaplasma phagocytophilum antibody 
  • Equine Rotavirus ELISA
  • Feline Heartworm ELISA
  • Brucella canis antibody screening (CARD)
  • C. neoformans antigen EIA

Molecular Diagnostics

  • Coming Autumn 2009

Other Infectious Disease Testing

  • Call laboratory

Research pricing available- contact laboratory director

Contact information

  • Joshua Daniels DVM, PhD, DACVM, Assistant Professor, Clinical
    Ph: (614) 247-1725
    daniels [dot] 384 [at] osu [dot] edu
  • Nancy Martin BS
    Ph: (614) 292-7956
  • martin [dot] 2085 [at] osu [dot] edu
  • Beth Ihms BS
    Ph: (614) 292-7956
    ihms [dot] 1 [at] osu [dot] edu

Payment

Payment is expected at the time of your visit. Please read our payment policy for complete information.