We would like to reassure you that all of our services are maintained and that health measures have been put in place to limit the transmission of COVID-19 in order to protect your health and that of our staff.

The Centre de diagnostic vétérinaire de l’Université de Montréal (CDVUM) is a center of excellence, expertise and reference in diagnostics, fuelled by cutting-edge research, innovation and development. We actively support the main objectives of the FMV, namely teaching, research and community services, while contributing to the improvement of animal health and food safety.


CDVUM of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine plays a unique role in Quebec’s veterinary diagnostics.

CDVUM consists of around 20 labs and units and over 90 employees.

We offer a wide range of tests.

Your samples can be submitted in various ways…

The Centre de diagnostic vétérinaire de l’Université de Montréal is committed to meeting its clients’ needs.

So please use our direct line during buisiness hours to speak to our qualified staff.  A qualified technical support agent is also available to help you with your questions and concerns.

Working to serve you…


Everyone can rely on the expertise of Centre de diagnostic vétérinaire de l’Université de Montréal’s team : Veterinary clinics and hospitals, swine, dairy and poultry industries, universities, the Ministère de l’agriculture des pêcheries et de l’alimentation du Québec, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, private labs throughout Canada and the United States, and those working in wildlife, aquaculture and marine life.

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The Centre de diagnostic vétérinaire de l’Université de Montréal benefits of a privileged setting where the close association between research and diagnostic promotes a dynamic and leading edge diagnostic. A concentration of such great expertise within the Faculty of Veterinary Medecine benefits greatly the Centre de diagnostic vétérinaire de l’Université de Montréal and its clients. As a public teaching and research institution, its neutrality and stringency are hallmarks of its excellence.

  • We are dedicated to serving our clients.

  • We are constantly working to improve (Kaizen workshops, new accreditations, etc.).

  • Our labs have been modernized and standardized, with a new computer system and cutting-edge equipment that meet the highest professional standards.

  • The Centre de diagnostic vétérinaire de l’Université de Montréal is also a priviledge partner of the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation d Québec (MAPAQ).  The two institutions cohabit and work together in a ministerial buiding named Complexe de diagnostic et d’épidémiosurveillance vétérinaires du Québec (CDEVQ).


Contact us

Direct line 450 778-8151
Fax : 450 778-8107
Email cdvum@umontreal.ca
Address 3220 Sicotte
Saint-Hyacinthe, Qc, Canada
J2S 2M2
Customer Services
450-778-8151 (direct line) or 450-773-8521 ext. 8243
Technical Support 450-773-8521 ext. 33541
Necropsy Office Jocelyn Bérard 450-773-8521 ext. 8244

Marie-Josée Ruel 450-773-8521 ext. 8586

Billing Nadine Messier, 450-773-8521 ext. 8444
Specimen Reception
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