About Us

Services Information

  • LADDL is located on the LSU campus next door to the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine with direct access to the SVM’s faculty and staff and is able to collaborate with veterinarians at the SVM and the LSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
  • Six anatomic pathologists with an average of 20 years of experience.
  • Service Highlights
    • Endocrinology testing and interpretation
    • PCR testing for Trypanosoma cruzi, IBR, BVD, BT, EHD
    • Free EEE and West Nile IgM serological test for horses
    • Free electronic EIA test submission and results via USDA
    • Rapid turnaround for Tritrichomonas foetus
    • Expert diagnostics for Backyard Poultry flocks
    • Near instant email delivery of results and a web-based portal for viewing results
    • Expedited, Free FedEx delivery in Louisiana and reduced rates for others
  • Providing audited, proficiency tested, and accredited diagnostics. Quality you can rely on.

Contact Information

Louisiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory

Louisiana State University

River Road

Room 1043

Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Administration 225-578-9777

Sample Receiving and Accessions 225-578-9778

After-hours 225-892-6461

Fax 225-578-9784

Email laddlreferrals@listserv.lsu.edu 


Hours of Operation

Shipping by Commercial Carrier

FedEx and UPS deliver M-F to the address listed above.

After hours and on Weekends

LADDL does not accept shipped samples after hours and on weekends. However, samples for LADDL can be dropped off at the LSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital at the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine. Make sure the LADDL Specimen Submission Form accompanies the sample. Laboratory personnel will process the sample on the next business day.