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

    The College of Veterinary Medicine accepted its first black students in 1969. Esco Hall, Jr. and Henry McKelvin were already acquainted, as they had completed their undergraduate degrees together at what is now Fort Valley University. Hailing from small towns…

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    A Poultry Powerhouse

    College Station Road is a major thoroughfare in Athens, GA. It’s a wide road that runs from the main University of Georgia campus to the more residential east side of town. Driving along in a haze at the start or…

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    Vet students become teachers after the bell

    Beginning in 2017, Purdue University has offered the This Is How We "Role” grant to colleges and schools of veterinary medicine around the country. The grant allows for the delivery of a 12-week curriculum of classes designed by Purdue to…