New viruses have recently been discovered, affecting both rats and mice. Both can lead to disease and death in immunodeficient rodents. Don’t compromise your research due to new, prevalent viruses. Mouse Kidney Parvovirus (aka Murine Chappapovirus) is a recently discovered parvovirus, divergent from MMV and MPV, affecting the kidneys of immunocompromised mice. [...]
The World Health Organization has recently declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. What does this mean for you? It means that if you’re importing non-human primates from Africa or elsewhere, you may be subject to new regulations. If these new [...]
We would like to introduce Erin McCalla, as our newest Sales Manager. Erin comes to us with 9 years of experience in Sales and Laboratory Animal Research. Erin has an extensive knowledge base from starting her career as an Animal Care Technician and working her way up through the industry [...]
VRL Laboratories will be attending the 2019 CALAS/ACSAL Annual Symposium May 25-28, at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel, Booth #41. We’ll also be attending the 2019 FELASA 14th Congress June 10-13, at the Prague Congress Centre, Booth #B36. Stop by our booth to learn how VRL provides the best diagnostic services available.
At VRL, we always strive to meet the demands of our customers. This means that we offer specialized testing for our Nonhuman Primate, as well as our Rodent & Rabbit clients. These services include: Chagas – ELISA (IgG and IgM) & PCR (kDNA and nDNA) Zika – PCR Chikungunya – PCR And don’t forget, our experts [...]
At VRL, we understand that sometimes you need your sample results as soon as possible. We have made a commitment to provide the same level of professional services on Saturdays as we do on the weekdays. You can now count on VRL to receive and run your samples on Saturdays. If you’d like to [...]
VRL Laboratories launched the latest in microsampling collection systems at ToxExpo 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland. The new system retains the quality of serological resuts, allows for the quantitative collection of samples and helps in the reduction of animals used as sentinels. The new product, SeraSorb™ requires minimal training to collect robust sampling. By offering [...]
VRL Laboratories will be attending the 58th Annual Meeting & ToxExpo on March 10-14th. The expo will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland. The ToxExpo features more than 315 toxicology-related companies and organizations. We’ll see you there!
VRL announces that we now have MRSA (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus)-PCR available for testing non-human primate samples: MRSA (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus) PCR Order Code 8587 Specimen Requirements: Nasal swabs placed in Amies Liquid Collection tube; Stuart’s Liquid Collection tube (such as BD BBL CultureSwab Transport Systems: Liquid Amies, Single Swab, cat# BD [...]
VRL will be exhibiting at SOT 2017 in Austin, Texas. Please visit us at booth #809 from 10/15/2017 to 10/15/2017 to learn about our primate/small animal testing services and products.