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.
VRL announces that we now have Zika virus RT-PCR available for testing non-human primate samples: Zika virus RT-PCR Order Code 8581 Specimen Requirements: 0.5-1 ml serum or CSF (collect within 7 days of symptom onset), 0.5-1 ml urine (collect within 30 days of symptom onset), ship overnight with ice packs; [...]
Dear Clients, We are pleased to inform you that to accommodate the growing demand of our testing services, VRL-Maryland will be relocating our labs to a bigger and newer space. We will continue to offer the same dedicated services and quality. Please note that beginning on 01 August 2015, all samples should be shipped [...]
VRL announces that we now have T. cruzi PCR available for testing canine samples: T.cruzi PCR Test Code 8540 Specimen Requirements: 1.0 ml-2.0 ml EDTA whole blood Chagas disease is a parasitic infection caused by T. curzi, which is transmitted by triatomid insect vectors to vertebrate hosts. Natural T.cruzi infection has been reported in humans, primates, [...]
VRL 7540 Louis Pasteur Drive Suite 200 San Antonio, TX 78229 Date : December 31, 2013 Dear all, We are pleased to announce that we have recently acquired the business assets of BioReliance Animal Health Services based in Rockville, MD. BioReliance Animal Health Services have been a scientific leader in laboratory [...]
Zao CL, Tomanek L, Hurtado-McClure G, Cooke A, Berger R, Boulineau TM, Turner OC, Covington DE. Abstract Fatal Yersinia pseudotuberculosis infection in cynomolgus macaques was diagnosed based upon pathology, microbiology and PCR for this study. Pathological findings included acute, erosive to ulcerative, necrohemorrhagic enterocolitis. Genotyping by PCR showed an O:3 pattern [...]
VRL is pleased to announce effective May 1, 2012 the launch of new ***Chemistry and CBC Testing Profiles*** 5500 – Chem Profile I Specimen Requirements: 0.5 – 1.0 mL serum Albumin, Alkaline Phosphatase, Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT, SGPT), Amylase, Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN), Calcium, Cholesterol, Creatinine, Globulin, Glucose, Phosphorus, Total Bilirubin, Total Protein. 5501 – [...]
VRL annouces that we now have T. cruzi ELISA and PCR available for our clients. cruzi ELISA (Order code L154): Specimen requirements: 0.5 – 1.0 ml serum cruzi PCR (Order code 8540): Specimen requirements: 1.0 – 2.0 ml EDTA whole blood Chagas disease is a parasitic infection caused by T. curzi, which [...]