Business Hours - Monday-Friday: 8:00am to 5:00pm; Saturdays: 9:00am-1:00pm

Testing and Schedule Changes

  • The Animal Health Diagnostic Center will be closed on Monday, May 30th in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Normal operating hours will resume on Tuesday, May 31st.

Veterinary Support Services (VSS) provides diagnostic consultation and answers sample submission questions from veterinarians. Use this direct email vetsupport@cornell.edu with a very brief problem description and a DIRECT phone number to reach you.


The AHDC tests for SARS-CoV-2 in animals (see submission requirements). All test requests must be approved by the state animal and public health officials, according to the NYS guidelines. Contact vetsupport@cornell.edu for guidance.

Vet-To-Vet Consult

Our Veterinary Support Services assists veterinarians with any questions on sample submissions, testing, and interpreting results. For all other customer service inquiries, please contact us.

Phone: (607) 253-3900
Email: vetsupport@cornell.edu

For messages that do not require veterinary consultation or after hours submission support, please contact us at diagcenter@cornell.edu.

Diagnostic Plans and Panels by Species

These plans have been developed to assist veterinarians in designing a complete, although not exhaustive, diagnostic strategy. Select a species below to view plans and panels.