General Policies

General Policies

  1. All cases, except those exclusively for toxicology, will be assessed an accession fee of $10.00. An accession is defined as specimen(s) of one animal species or miscellaneous substances belonging to one owner and submitted at one time.
  2. Non-Washington samples will be assessed a 50% surcharge except where indicated.
  3. Samples sent for analysis to outside labs are billed for any additional direct costs incurred. Handling fee (includes postage) is $20.00.
  4. "STAT" fee - Please contact lab in advance to arrange scheduling and fees.
  5. A fax, mail or online access is provided at no charge.
  6. Fees are subject to change without notice.
  7. Specimens submitted for examination may undergo additional diagnostic testing for state or federal disease surveillance programs, particularly involving foreign animal diseases.
  8. Food and Fiber Animal: cattle, sheep, goats, camelids, pigs, poultry, fish, or other production animals.
    Companion and Other Animal: cats, dogs, horses, wildlife, zoo animals and all other non-production animals.