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The Endophyte Service Laboratory will be closed Monday December 21st-Friday January 1st so that our faculty and staff can enjoy some time relaxing with their families and friends over the holidays. We will reopen on Monday January 4th, 2021. (Updated Thursday December 10th, 2020)

Prices for testing have increased for this fiscal year. Ergovaline and lolitrem B quantitation are now $86 each, and rush processing for either of those tests is $25 each. In addition, the ergot pellet test has increased to $110. We are also updating our website at This site will continue to be active as we transition, but please check out our new and improved site when you get a chance!

***Impacts of COVID-19 to operations in the Endophyte Service Lab***
At this time, OSU campuses and facilities remain open for operations statewide; however, OSU is taking measures to reduce the frequency of interactions among students, faculty, staff and visitors to the extent possible. Information on OSU’s COVID-19 response can be found at The Endophyte Service Lab is currently testing for mycotoxins and is practicing measures recommended by OSU through the CDC, Oregon Health Authority and other public health agencies to minimize risk to our employees. We do not anticipate longer than normal sample turn-around times at this juncture with the current sample volume, and ability to practice social distancing, wearing face coverings, and hand-washing/sanitizing procedures. At this time, we are asking that all samples be submitted by dropping off in the sample bin of the Oak Creek parking lot or through the mail and not via in-person drop-off. USPS, UPS and FedEx will all deliver mail to our lab address:

Endophyte Service Laboratory
3015 SW Western Blvd.
Oregon State University
139 Oak Creek Building
Corvallis, OR 97331

If you have any questions, please feel free to call the lab at 541-737-2872 or my office line at 541-737-9414.

Best Regards,
Dr. Jennifer Duringer

This is our online sample testing submission application and general information site. Registered commercial clients can use this system to submit samples for Endophyte Alkaloid Testing. Other individuals should be able to find answers to commonly asked questions and contact information for the laboratory.

We test feed materials for ergovaline, lolitrem B and ergot alkaloids. For some test types, rush processing is available. Clinical clients can submit samples by express mail or Fed Ex. Clinical clients should contact the laboratory by phone or email and we will advise in proper sample collection and submission. Commercial clients please log in below if you are a registered user. Otherwise please contact laboratory for assistance.

Current Testing Volume

As of May 5, 2021
Tests in Process: 1 Tests
Rush Tests in Process: 0 Tests
Samples in Transit: 9 Samples
Tests completed in last 7 days: 14 Tests

Tests Received In Last 7 Days

Apr 29Apr 30May 1May 2May 3May 4May 5