A research and diagnostic laboratory specialising in Vitamin D biology research in companion, production and wild animals

  • Providing an external diagnostic service measuring key vitamin D metabolites in clinical veterinary patients
  • Advancing understanding of the health benefits of vitamin D with a focus on non-skeletal tissues
  • Undertaking mechanistic studies which investigate how vitamin D modulates the immune response


latest news

VitDAL awarded DEQAS accreditation

We are delighted to announce that the VitDAL hasĀ been awarded DEQAS accreditation this week. This demonstrates that the lab offers a 25(OH)D assay which...

VitDAL publishes new paper

VitDAL published a case report this week which describes how the lab helped diagnose a case of profound hypovitaminosis D in Cocker Spaniel who...

VitDAL publishes new paper

VitDAL have published their latest paper today on vitamin D status in dogs with babaesia in collaboration with colleagues at the University of Pretoria,...