The Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health (DCPAH) is a full-service veterinary diagnostic laboratory offering more than 800 tests in 11 service sections. In the more than 30 years since its inception, DCPAH has become one of the country's premier veterinary diagnostic laboratories, handling more than 220,000 cases involving approximately 1.5 million tests annually.
The Michigan State University Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health is an invaluable professional resource, making quality, trusted, and comprehensive veterinary diagnostics widely available. Income from the laboratory is reinvested in teaching, research, and outreach for the purpose of protecting human and animal welfare domestically and around the world.
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West Nile Virus Activity Detected in Michigan
Trace Investigation Confirms Bovine TB in Offspring
Bovine TB traced to Saginaw County Dairy Cow
Pets & Poison Control: Making Your Home Safer
Increased Frequency for Reporting PTH and Ionized Calcium
Full AAVLD Accreditation Extended to 2017
New Client Education Resource: Chronic Kidney Disease
Three Compounds Removed from Anticoagulant Testing
Ticks & Tick-Borne Diseases
New Assay for Measurement of Calcitriol
MSU Reports Rare Case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in Puppy
Canine Mast Cell Tumors and c-Kit PCR Testing Update
Leptospirosis: What Every Dog Owner Should Know
MSU researchers link pet food, dog illnesses nationwide
Both DCPAH's Immunodiagnostics/Parasitology and Virology sections perform diagnostics for WNV.
For prices and additional details including collection protocol and shipping requirements, visit our Orderable Catalog and search "West Nile." WNV tests are submitted using our General Submissions form.
Additional information on WNV is available on the State of Michigan Emerging Diseases site as well as through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).