Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL) tests thousands of specimens from clients across Texas, in neighboring states, and around the world every business day, contributing signiﬁcantly to protecting the health of livestock, poultry, companion animals, exotic animals, racing animals, and wildlife.
Veterinarians, animal owners, animal industries, and government agencies depend on TVMDL’s globally recognized expertise for early detection and control of diseases. Accredited by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, TVMDL is a Level 1 laboratory in the National Animal Health Laboratory Network, a group of laboratories designed to provide a nationwide surge-testing, response, and recovery capacity in the event of an animal disease outbreak. Over its history, TVMDL has played a critical role in recognizing and containing outbreaks of anthrax, avian inﬂuenza, chronic wasting disease, equine piroplasmosis, and many other economically devastating animal diseases.
Developing Biosurveillance & Anti-Bioterrorism Capacity
Top-Notch biosurveillance and anti-bioterrorism laboratory is needed to protect Texans’ health, security, and financial well-being.
Funding Poultry Diagnostic Laboratories
Two poultry diagnostic laboratories enable the Texas poultry industry to operate, and they require base funding.
P.O. Drawer 3040
College Station, TX 77841-3040