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ABOUT US

VLSU was established in 2004 and consisted of 12 laboratories in the FVM, UPM namely Bacteriology, Biologics, Haematology & Clinical Biochemistry, Histopathology, Molecular Biology, Parasitology, Serology, Post Mortem, Public Health, Virology, Animal Resource Unit and Physiology. Physiology laboratory opted out from the VLSU in 2009 and Animal Resource Unit in 2020.

At present VLSU consists of 9 laboratories, namely Bacteriology (Molecular Biology laboratory merged with Bacteriology laboratory as one), Clinical Pathology (formerly known as Haematology & Clinical Biochemistry), Histopathology, Parasitology, Post Mortem, Public Health, Virology (combined of Virology I &II and Virology III (formerly known as Biologics) since 2021), Aquatic Animal Health (joined since 2012), and Pipette Calibration (established since 2013). These laboratories provide routine diagnostic services. Some laboratories also provide research services.

VLSU is headed by the Head of Department of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnostics. The head is assisted by the VLSU coordinator, VLSU manager and all laboratory coordinators. VLSU Quality Management System (LQMS) is chaired by the Chairman of Veterinary Laboratory Services Unit and managed by the Quality Manager who is assisted by a Deputy Quality Manager.


Vision, Mission and Goals

VISION
A leading veterinary diagnostic laboratory that contributes to animal and human health and well-being through the provision of top-quality laboratory services for
diagnosis and monitoring of diseases, interpretation of laboratory results, and analysis of research samples.


MISSION
To provide accredited, accurate, expeditious and comprehensive diagnostic services and consultation to veterinarians and animal owners.


GOALS
• Improved quality of diagnostics services
• Increased number of accredited test methods and laboratories
• Increased overall revenue to become self-sustained.
• Streamlined administration policy and operations
• Expanded clientele among private practitioners and researchers

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At VLSU we do more than testing, we provide expert consultant and interpretation of result for our clients benefit and convinience. Please communicate with us directly for more information on possible testing service including special discounts for large sample numbers.

 

"SERVICE BEYOND TESTING"

 


 

CONTACT US

Veterinary Laboratory Services Unit
Department Veterinary Laboratory Diagnostics
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Universiti Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang, Selangor

Chairman: +603-9769 3440
VLSU Manager: +603-9769 3944
Finance Oficer: +603-9769 3474
VLSU Counter: +603-9769 3499

Email: vet_vlsu@upm.edu.my 

 
 

 

Updated:: 11/10/2023 [tgnorhuda]

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