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Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI)
Hattel is 2017 recipient of Faculty Outreach Award

Arthur L. Hattel, clinical professor of veterinary pathology in the College of Agricultural Sciences, has received the 2017 Faculty Outreach Award. The award honors faculty who have positively and substantially affected individuals, organizations or communities through problem solving or development as a result of extending their scholarship.

Bats and flu viruses- Penn State researchers show influenza receptors in bats for the first time

A recently published study from Veterinary and Biomedical Science researchers at Penn State could pave the way to better understand the ecology and evolution of influenza viruses.

Congratulations Dr. Dunn
Forensic Pathology Book Released

Veterinary Forensic Pathology Volumes I and II, is a two volume set published by Springer International and is the first textbook published in the field of veterinary forensic pathology.

Veterinary Forensics: Investigation, Evidence Collection, and Expert Testimony
Attention Veterinary Practitioners

The Animal Diagnostic Laboratory (PADLS-PSU), invite you and the veterinarians in your practice to attend our annual Veterinary Practitioner’s Meeting.

Animals should not pose coronavirus threat to pet owners, farmers

Standard precautions can help reduce potential risk to animals and people. Animals should not pose coronavirus threat to pet owners, farmers.

Secretary Of Agriculture Advises Vigilance To Pennsylvania Poultry Owners To Protect Against Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza

​Harrisburg, PA – The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal Health and Plant Inspection Service (APHIS) has confirmed findings of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in birds within the United States. The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture reminds Pennsylvanians to stay vigilant and review biosecurity practices.

2022 Practitioners’ Meeting

2022 Practitioners’ Meeting Hosted by the Animal Diagnostic Laboratory at Penn State University Emphasis on Diseases of Small-Scale Swine Production Tuesday April 26, 2022, 8:30a – 4:30p

PA HPAI Hotline

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has created a hotline that poultry owners can call if you suspect your poultry is infected with avian influenza.

The Animal Diagnostic Lab Would Like to Welcome Dr. Kayla Niel to Our Team of Avian Pathologists

Dr. Kayla Niel will be joining the Penn State Animal Diagnostic Laboratory on July 1, 2022 as an Avian Diagnostic and Outreach Veterinarian.

ACPV Recognizes Dr. Cori (Steimling) Robinson as New Diplomate at the AAAP Meeting
Congratulations Dr. Eva Pendleton For Receiving Prestigious CA Botterff Award
Pennsylvania Highly pathogenic avian influenza task force is recognized

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