These resources serve as quick access guide and is not intended to be complete. For any questions regarding sample handling and diagnostic testing, please contact the laboratory of interest.


Diagnostic Techniques in Aquatic Animal Medicine

Diagnostics are the cornerstone mechanism to animal health. Proper technique and choice of diagnostic type will provide the answers you need for diagnosing your patient.

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Field Work Considerations

There are many considerations to think about in preparation for field work and sample collection. This resource provides an overview of considerations and solutions to field work challenges.

shipping boxes


Shipping samples in a proper manner is crucial for shipping standards and for quality of the sample. This resource goes into detail on how to ship various sample types.


Laboratory Catalogues

There are a variety of labs that offer various diagnostic techniques. This resource provides a guide to some of the many labs that are utilized for aquatic animals.

University of Florida


As part of both the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and UF Health, Veterinary Medicine is dedicated to advancing animal, human and environmental health through teaching, research, extension and patient care.



Animal Hospitals

Need animal care? Visit the UF Small Animal and Large Animal Hospitals. From dogs, cats, birds and exotics to horses, cattle, llamas, pigs and many other large farm or food animals, our experienced veterinarian staff is ready to assist.

Animal Airwaves

Syndicated Podcast

Animal Airwaves

Animal Airwaves is a daily radio series that features one-minute segments relating to animal health, ranging from insights into animal behavior to veterinary patient care breakthroughs and trends.

Animal Airwaves