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November 13, 2019

Dennis Pitts named President of VRL Laboratories
Ron Berger, founder and president of VRL Laboratories recently named Dennis Pitts to succeed him.

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October 10, 2019

If a pathogen is there, we’ll find it.
Many systems now utilize exhaust filters from entire rack systems to capture particulates from animal cages…

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September 23, 2019

VRL at the AALAS National Meeting
We’re happy to announce that VRL will be attending this years AALAS Meeting in Denver, Colorado!

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September 11, 2019

Safeguard Your Aquatic Colonies, Get Your Zebrafish the Health Checkup They Need.
You don’t have to be a big fish to conquer an ocean of challenges. Safeguard your aquatic colonies and your research from unwanted harmful viruses and bacteria.

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August 14, 2019

Don’t Compromise Your Research Data, Test for the Newest Viruses
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.

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July 22, 2019

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.

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July 22, 2019

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.

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May 21st, 2019

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.

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May 20th, 2019

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.

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April 25th, 2019

Running Samples on Saturdays to Better Serve Your Needs
At VRL, we understand that sometimes you need your sample results as soon as possible.

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March 19th, 2019

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.

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February 20th, 2019

VRL at ToxExpo 2019!
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.

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May 1st, 2018

MRSA(Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus)PCR 
VRL announces that we now have MRSA PCR available for testing non-human primate samples.

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October 15th, 2017

VRL at AALAS 2017 
VRL will be exhibiting at AALAS 2017 in Austin, Texas. Please visit us at booth #809 from 10/15/2017 to 10/18/2017 to learn about our primate/small animal testing services and products.

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February 26th, 2016

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 …

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July 15th, 2015

VRL-Maryland New Location Announcement
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 …

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September 25th, 2014

Trypanosoma cruzi (Chagas disease) PCR for dogs
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 …

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December 31st, 2013

BioReliance AHS Division Acquisition Announcement
VRL7540 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 …

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October 25th, 2013

“Fatal atypical O:3 Yersinia pseudotuberculosis infection in cynomolgus macaques” is published in Vet Microbiol 2013; 166 (3-4): 681-5
Fatal atypical O:3 Yersinia pseudotuberculosis infection in cynomolgus macaques. Zao CL, Tomanek L, Hurtado-McClure G, Cooke A, Berger R, Boulineau TM, Turner OC, Covington …

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May 21st, 2012

New tests available for Chemistry and CBC
VRL is pleased to announce effective May 1, 2012 the launch of new ***Chemistry and CBC Testing Profiles*** 5500 – Chem Profile …

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February 23rd, 2012

Trypanosoma cruzi (Chagas disease) ELISA and PCR Available
VRL annouces that we now have T. cruzi ELISA and PCR available for our clients. T. cruzi ELISA (Order code L154): Specimen requirements: 0.5 – 1.0 ml serum T. cruzi PCR (Order code 8540): Specimen …

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July 22nd, 2011

“Characterization of SRV-4 infected cynomolgus monkeys” is published in Arch Virol 2011; 156 (11): 2053-6
Virological and serological characterization of SRV-4 infection in cynomolgus macaques Zao CL, Ward JA, Tomanek L, Cooke A, Berger R, Armstrong K. The nature of SRV-4 infection in cynomolgus …

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September 30th, 2010

SRV-4 complete genome is published in Virology 2010; 405 (2): 390-6.
The complete Genome and Genetic Characteristics of SRV-4 Isolated from Cynomolgus Monkeys (Macaca fascicularis) Zao CL, Armstrong K, Tomanek L, Cooke A, Berger R, Estep JS, Marx PA, Trask JS, Smith …

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September 10th, 2009

SVV IgG Antibody Multiple Methodologies Available
VRL announces that we now have 3 methodologies available for our clients, for the detection of SVV (Simian Varicella Virus) IgG antibodies: SVV ELISA (Test code: L111; Specimen requirements: 0.5 – …

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