Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

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Research Collaboration

Our Molecular R&D, Next Generation Sequencing, Virology and Serology sections not only perform service-oriented tests, but they are also heavily involved in research with outside collaborators on a wide-range of topics. Please feel free to contact the sections heads for more information.

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AAVLD NAHLN approval certificate 2023-2024

KSVDL receives full accreditation plus Level 1 status from National Animal Health Laboratory Network

The Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, or KSVDL, received notification Feb. 28 for being granted full accreditation by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, or AAVLD, until Dec. 31, 2027 and Level 1 Laboratory status with the National Animal Health Laboratory Network, or NAHLN. See rest of story.




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Rabies Laboratory

Our Rabies Laboratory is one of the highest-volume rabies serology centers in the world, providing both animal and human testing services and handling over 80,000 samples each year. The lab has extensive experience in measuring rabies antibodies by the fluorescent antibody virus neutralization (FAVN) test, rapid fluorescent focus inhibition test (RFFIT) and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA).

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Diagnostic and consultative services

The Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory develops and delivers accurate, innovative and timely diagnostic and consultative services to the veterinary and animal health community in Kansas and the nation.