Diagnostic Support

Aquatic Reproduction Laboratory

In conjunction with Aquatic Animal Health Program research, the Aquatic Reproduction Laboratory provides histological services to program partners for diagnostic and research support. The laboratory is capable of providing numerous services including tissue processing, paraffin-embedding, microtomy, staining (H&E and special stains), and immunohistochemical services. We focus on producing top-quality services that best support the diagnostic and/or research needs of the client.  

Service inquiries can be directed to Dr. Jonathan Cowart.

Cytology and Anatomic Pathology

The Aquatic, Amphibian, and Reptile Pathology Service at the University of Florida offers a wide range of diagnostic services for non-domestic animals. This team is composed of a wide range of expertise and specialties collaboratively working together to provide the best results for your diagnostic needs. If you are interested in utilizing these services, please visit our links below to find out more about available testing and sample submission.

  • Please ship samples to:
    AqAR Pathology Service
    2015 SW 16th Ave VS-50
    Gainesville, FL 32608

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