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News Alerts:

11/21/2016: The PADLS 2016/2017 Holiday Schedule. Please keep these dates in mind while scheduling your testing for the upcoming Holidays.

04/22/2016: Minor fee change for diagnostic AI AGID tests. >> More Info

09/15/2015: The Penn State Extension provides information about the Avian Influenza and guidance in biosecurity measures. >> Click Here

05/08/2015: For guidance of sample submission for the detection of Highly Pathogenic Avian Invluenza (HPAI). >> Click Here

03/27/2015: The USDA provides biosecurity recommendations to protect poultry flocks from avian influenza. >> More Info

03/27/2015: Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture provides guidance regarding avian influenza. >> More Info

12/29/2014: PADLS has expanded BVD testing options for persistently infected (PI) animals that are part of Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) and Dairy Beef Quality Assurance Herds (DBQA). >> more info

12/09/2014: Testing for Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDv) is now available. >> more info

08/14/2014: The Pennsylvania Animal Diagnostics Laboratory System staff and faculty were at the Keystone Veterinary Conference held at the Hershey Lodge in Hershey, Pennsylvania on 8/14/2014. CE credits were offered for the PADLS hosted session.     >> more info

02/2014: The PVL is now accepting credit cards for payment: VISA, Master Card, Discover, and American Express. This option will appear on your monthly Invoice statement.

07/2013: Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) Virus Test Kits Recalled: the Pennsylvania Animal Diagnostic Laboratory System responds Recall Notice

03/2013: The AAVLD Committee granted the Pennsylvania Animal Diagnostic Laboratory System Full Accreditation for a period of 5 years, 2013 Ė 2017.

Objectives Of PADLS

In an effort to identify and prevent disease problems, PADLS seeks to accomplish the following objectives: Provide an early warning for impending epizootics and rapid accurate identification of infectious disease. Identify infectious and contagious diseases as quickly as possible by providing accurate diagnostic tests. Identify chemicals and contaminants that threaten animal and human health, and agriculture.