News and Announcements

Sunday, April 1, 2018

The Von Willebrand assay (VWF:Ag ELISA) new test schedule is Monday-Wednesday-Friday morning. This change better matches our testing schedule with courier deliveries to improve workflow and...


Sunday, April 1, 2018

The Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory is providing faster turnaround. Results for most PCR tests are now reported 1 or 2 business days after sample and test request are received. Same day results...


Sunday, April 1, 2018

To improve service to our clients, the Bacteriology laboratory will be offering a new antimicrobial susceptibility panel for organisms isolated from bovine, porcine and other ruminant...


Monday, March 5, 2018

(NY, VT, MA, CT, ME, PA, ID, CA, OH, MO, MI, FL) Beta coronavirus has been detected via PCR of fecal samples from horses in multiple submissions to our laboratory during the months of January...


Thursday, February 22, 2018

(NY) Congenital Tremor Pestivirus of pigs was determined to be the cause of piglets born with congenital shaking or tremors. The virus was confirmed by PCR test for the virus, on a sample of...


Monday, February 12, 2018

We frequently receive requests to provide pathology and/or toxicology services for legal and/or insurance cases that go above and beyond our standard protocols.  Beginning in January...


Monday, February 5, 2018

(NH and NY) Two cases of Dicrocoeliosis caused by the Little liver fluke or the Lancet fluke, Dicrocoelium dendriticum have been diagnosed at the AHDC in the past week. One case involved 100s of...


Thursday, February 1, 2018

(NH) Bovine Leptospirosis abortion outbreak was diagnosed in a large dairy herd. This herd had experienced an unusually high rate of abortions over a 2-week period of time in cattle that were 6-...


Monday, January 22, 2018

(CA, KY, OH) Canine Influenza (CIV) has been detected in multiple submissions to our laboratory during the last few weeks from California dogs. In addition, we continue to see positive cases...


Tuesday, January 9, 2018

(NY; PA) Recently we have diagnosed Cache Valley Fever virus in two sheep flocks based on the presence of antibodies to the virus in heart blood or pleural fluid from stillborn fetuses. The...


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