Diagnostic & Service Labs

Providing critical service functions

Serving veterinarians and industry throughout the state, region – and in some cases, the world – is part of our mission. Our diagnostic and service labs offer testing and analyses to a wide variety of industries – from practicing veterinarians to poultry companies to dairy farmers and more.

Our labs

Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories

General diagnostic services for all species.

PDRC Diagnostic Services

Providing diagnostic assistance and consultation to the world’s poultry producers

Infectious Diseases Lab

Advancing veterinary medicine for 30+ years

Pathology Labs

Supporting the CVM with pathology services

Milk Quality Laboratory

Ensuring the safety of the milk we drink

SCWDS Wildlife Service Lab

Diagnostic testing and investigations for state and federal wildlife agencies

Dawg Tales

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    Making Opportunity from Adversity

    February 2021: In January 2021, the University of Georgia celebrated 60 years of desegregation. Two students took the first step to break down barriers and pave the way for those who followed. In 1969, Drs. Hall and McKelvin became the…

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    CVM alums form organizations for cultural change

    It is no secret that veterinary medicine is lacking diversity. Once dubbed the “whitest profession” in the United States by The Atlantic, veterinary medicine is 90% white (down from 96.5% in 2013 when the article was written) and 71% female.…

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    A Ten-Karat Heart of Gold

    Like most, Karen Burns had never heard of the Caucasian shepherd before her son adopted one. These little-known dogs are nothing short of enormous—bred to protect livestock in Eastern Europe’s Caucasus Mountains, they are big, fluffy, and (arguably) imposing. But…