Welcome to Clemson Veterinary Diagnostic Center (CVDC)

The Diagnostic Center assists veterinarians, animal industry, and animal owners with livestock, poultry, companion animal, and wildlife disease problems. The Center is an integral part of a disease surveillance system that helps to assure a safe and adequate food supply and to protect the health and welfare of South Carolina citizens. The Diagnostic Center is a member laboratory of the National Animal Health Laboratory Network (NAHLN) and is a National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP) Authorized Laboratory.

We have capabilities for: necropsy, histopathology, bacteriology, virology, and serology. We accept most species of animals from practicing veterinarians, regulatory officials, and animal owners. Due to the potential health risk to CVDC personnel, we do not provide testing on any primate species. The only exception to this policy is that formalin fixed tissues may be submitted for histopathology.


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Animal Disposal Announcement 02/25/2022


Take exit 80 off of I-20 onto Clemson Road 

and head North for approximately 1.5 miles to

LPH at 500 Clemson Road Columbia SC on the right.

Map of Columbia SC area showing location of CVDC

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