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

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VitDAL publishes new paper

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 presented to the Hospital for Small Animals with a history of a seizure. After further tests, we diagnosed a severe...

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VitDAL publishes new paper

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, South Africa. Babesiosis is a very important disease in dogs in South Africa and many other countries and is an...

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VitDAL publishes new paper

VitDAL publishes new paper

VitDAL has published its latest research on the immune-modulating properties of vitamin D. We have explored the effects of the active vitamin D metabolite 1,25(OH)2D3 on bone marrow derived dendritic cells (BMDC) and discovered that CD31 was one of a small number of...

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