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Again this October, the Animal Health Diagnostic Center (AHDC) observed an increase in the number of equine Anaplasma phagocytophilum positive PCR test results.  Anaplasmosis is a tick-borne disease...

We occasionally receive phone calls from veterinarians inquiring about testing options for dogs from households where recurrent Streptococcal pharyngitis (Strep throat) has been diagnosed in humans...

Northeastern US: Bovine Viral Diarrhea (BVD) in dairy cattle. 

A large dairy farm with multiple heifer raising facilities had a raised suspicion of BVD in the herd, as one heifer facility had...

The AHDC website and its resources—including test searching, ordering, and the My Account portal—are best viewed using the latest versions of Firefox, Chrome, Safari, and Edge. If you are using an...

Consultations with clients on test strategies, sample selection, and test interpretations are essential activities of AHDC professional staff to serve you best for the benefit of your patients...

Effective November 1, a charge of $25.00 will be added for any hard tissues (bones, teeth, mineralized tumors, etc.) submitted for histopathology and requiring extensive decalcification. This...

(MI) Bovine herpesvirus 1 abortion: Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis (IBR) was diagnosed in a 7-month-old aborted fetus from an Angus cow. Fluorescent antibody (FA) testing was positive for IBR on...

A new STAT Testing Policy goes into effect on August 1, 2019. Please pay special attention to the new STAT fee and submission requirements.
 
STAT fee during regular business hours: $70 per test...

Diagnosis of Feline Respiratory Infections

A wide range of pathogens cause or contribute to the upper respiratory disease syndrome of cats. Some of these pathogens can cause serious or chronic...

The AHDC is now offering a new Equine Fever of Unknown Origin PCR Panel for a special fee of $160 to test for the nine most often requested infectious causes of fever of unknown origin in the...