Surgical Pathology Multi Headed Microscope

The Anatomic and Surgical Pathology Section at the MSU VDL provides comprehensive diagnostic services, including post mortem examinations (necropsy), surgical biopsy evaluation, and molecular diagnostics for companion animals, food/production animals, exotics/wildlife, and laboratory species.

We are proud to be a leader in veterinary molecular diagnostics, including immunohistochemistry, in situ hybridization, and PCR. Our pathologists are board certified by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists and have expertise in a wide variety of areas, including:

  • Bone and dental pathology
  • Dermatopathology
  • Diseases of the liver and gastrointestinal tract
  • Genetic testing
  • Neuropathology
  • Ophthalmic pathology
  • Pulmonary pathology
  • Production animal pathology
  • Renal pathology
  • Reproductive pathology
  • Tumor pathology
  • Wildlife/zoo animal pathology