News and Announcements

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

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

Tuesday, December 24 - Open: 8am - 5pm
Wednesday, December 25* - Christmas Day – Closed
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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

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...


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...


Saturday, August 31, 2019

(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...


Wednesday, August 7, 2019

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...


Friday, July 26, 2019

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...


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