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National Animal Health Laboratory Network

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A State and Federal Partnership to Safeguard Animal Health

When a large-scale animal-disease outbreak occurs, tracking its progress and performing diagnostic tests on thousands of diagnostic samples is a big challenge.  To get the job done, it is very important that all the parties involved--Federal agencies and laboratories managed by State governments and universities--communicate and collaborate effectively.  The National Animal Health Laboratory Network (NAHLN) now forms part of a nationwide strategy to coordinate the work of all organizations providing animal disease surveillance and testing services.

About NAHLN
Click here to learn more about the organization, mission, and vision of the NAHLN.

What's New at NAHLN

NAHLN Laboratories
Click here to view lists of approved NAHLN laboratories, as well as requirements for membership in the NAHLN.

NAHLN Information Technology System
The NAHLN IT system is used to report laboratory results quickly and accurately in the event of an animal disease outbreak, to enhance surveillance programs, and to recognize emerging issues. 

NAHLN-Related Publications
This section contains brochures, white papers, updates, the NAHLN Quarterly newsletter, and other NAHLN-related publications.

Surveillance Efforts
NAHLN laboratories perform routine diagnostic tests for endemic animal diseases as well as targeted surveillance and response testing for foreign animal diseases.

Exercises and Drills

Training

Coordinating Council

Contact Us
Contact information for the NAHLN

 

 

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Last Modified: August 7, 2012


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