With A Recent Outbreak Of Ebola, Are You Prepared For New Regulations?

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 [...]

By |2020-02-07T18:34:48+00:00July 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Introducing Our Newest Employee, Erin McCalla

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 [...]

By |2020-02-07T18:32:50+00:00July 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

VRL in Vancouver and Prague

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.

By |2020-02-07T18:36:32+00:00May 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tropical Disease Testing, VRL Has You Covered

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 [...]

By |2020-02-07T18:37:20+00:00May 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Running Samples on Saturdays to Better Serve Your Needs

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 [...]

By |2020-02-07T18:39:15+00:00April 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

VRL Introduces SeraSorb™ at ToxExpo 2019 in Baltimore

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 [...]

By |2020-02-07T18:47:00+00:00March 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

MRSA (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus) PCR

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 [...]

By |2020-02-07T18:49:24+00:00May 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Zika virus RT-PCR available

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; [...]

By |2020-02-07T18:51:22+00:00February 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments