Hours / Holidays

Regular Business Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
Samples received after 4:45 pm may not be accessioned until the following business day.

515-294-1950

After-hours emergency services

After-hours emergency service is available on weeknights, weekends, and during University holidays by calling our on-call student at 515-290-1969 who can assist and also provide access to diagnostic pathologists and toxicologists.
 

After-hours submission guidelines

2018 University Holidays

Independence Day
Wednesday, July 4th

Labor Day
Monday, September 3rd

Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, November 22nd
Friday, November 23rd

Christmas
Monday, December 24th
Tuesday, December 25th


Rabies Note: Requests for emergency rabies testing must be communicated to the after hours emergency service by calling 515-290-1969 to get permission for testing and to inform us of expected arrival of the specimen by mail, UPS or delivery.