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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Samples transported over the colder months risk being frozen if they are not packed and shipped properly. Even 10% neutral buffered formalin will freeze in harsh winter weather. To prevent...


Wednesday, November 27, 2019

USDA/APHIS Veterinary Services has released a new guidance document, VS Guidance 15201.1-Approval of Laboratories to Conduct Tests for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA), for laboratories conducting...


Tuesday, November 26, 2019

The Diagnostic Lab will be open during the holidays with the following schedule:

Tuesday, December 24 - Open: 8am - 3pm
Wednesday, December 25* - Christmas Day – Closed
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Friday, November 15, 2019

The map below represents updates from the Canine Influenza Virus Surveillance Network.

  • October, 2019: A CIV positive sample from California has been detected. 
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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

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...


Tuesday, November 5, 2019

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...


Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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...


Thursday, October 10, 2019

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...


Thursday, October 10, 2019

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....


Thursday, October 10, 2019

The AHDC website and its resources—including test searching, ordering, and the My Account portal—are best viewed using the latest versions of...


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