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.


Testing and Schedule Changes:
(Current as of July 26)

  • Anti-Mullerian hormone (AMH) ELISA, now Mondays and Thursdays
  • Tick testing for Cornell Affiliate and Non-Veterinary submissions - discontinued
  • Endocrinology - starting June 1, 2021, the following combination test codes are discontinued: T4 & T3; T4 & TSH; Free-T4 by dialysis & TSH; Thyroid Panel: Free-T4 by dialysis, T4, T3; Thyroid Panel: Free-T4 (Immulite), T4, T3; Free-T4 (Immulite) & TSH; Free-T4 (Immulite), TSH & TGA; T4 Immulite & Free-T4 by dialysis. Individual tests and other combinations still available.
  • Toxicology – Pre-purchase drug testing, turn around time now 3-5 days

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.