Wild animals are frequently submitted for evaluation at ADL. All wildlife submissions must be arranged through the PA Game Commission with the exception of samples submitted for rabies testing. The PA Game Commission can be contacted at:

Pennsylvania Game Commission
2001 Elmerton Avenue
Harrisburg, PA 17110-9797

Or visit www.pgc.state.pa.us to locate your regional PA Game Commission office.

Rabies suspects from all species will be accepted without need for prior approval from the PA Game Commission. See our rabies submission guidelines for further instructions.

Information regarding Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) testing can be found in the CWD/BSE laboratory section of ADL.

Animal Diagnostic Laboratory


Wiley Lane
University Park, PA 16802

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. After-hours submission available daily.