ALEX A. ARDANS TULARE BRANCH LABORATORY

Alex A Ardan Lab

Located adjacent to the existing Veterinary Medicine Teaching and Research Center in Tulare County, the new branch laboratory will provide complex diagnostic procedures to support ongoing food production industries, flock and herd health monitoring, food safety programs and surveillance for foreign and emerging diseases. Services offered at the laboratory will include Necropsy, Bacteriology, Histology, Antigen Detection, Immunology, Biotechnology, and Metabolomics testing. This $47.5M state funded project continues the long-term partnership between the university and the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) in protecting human and animal health. A dedication ceremony is being planned for October 28, 2016.