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UW–Madison diagnostic labs adjust, suspend services

Some of the services offered by the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s diagnostic laboratories have been temporarily adjusted or suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Details are below.

UW Insect Diagnostic Lab
Open for insect/arthropod identification services for residents of Wisconsin. Digital photos are highly encouraged. Physical samples are still being accepted by mail only, but may experience delays. For information and updates, visit go.wisc.edu/insectlab.

UW Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic
Until further notice, the PDDC will not be accepting any physical samples for diagnosis. Customers are welcome to continue submitting questions and/or digital photos to the PDDC by emailing pddc@wisc.edu. For information and updates, visit go.wisc.edu/pddc.

UW Soil and Forage Analysis Lab
Testing of samples has been suspended. For information and updates, visit go.wisc.edu/soilforagelab.

UW Turfgrass Diagnostic Lab
No in-person sample drop offs will be allowed, and no in-person consultations will be conducted. Mailed samples only. For information and updates, visit go.wisc.edu/turfgrasslab.