Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL) tests thousands of specimens from clients across Texas, in neighboring states, and around the world every business day, helping protect the health of livestock, poultry, companion animals, exotic animals, racing animals and wildlife.
Veterinarians, animal owners, animal industries and government agencies depend on TVMDL’s globally recognized expertise for early detection and control of diseases. Accredited by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, TVMDL is a Level 1 laboratory in the National Animal Health Laboratory Network, a group of laboratories designed to provide a nationwide surge-testing, response and recovery capacity in the event of an animal disease outbreak. Over its history, TVMDL has played a critical role in recognizing and containing outbreaks of anthrax, avian inﬂuenza, chronic wasting disease, equine piroplasmosis and many other economically devastating animal diseases.
Rapid Detection of Zoonotic and Animal Disease Threats
The Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory hopes to increase its capacity to perform accurate, rapid diagnostic testing for zoonotic and animal disease threats.
Keeping Texas Prepared
Texas leads the U.S. in the variety and frequency of natural disasters. The Texas A&M University System is requesting an increase in base funding to its statewide emergency management efforts, with six exceptional item requests across five state agencies.
Texas A&M Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
483 Agronomy Rd.
College Station, TX 77843-4471