Diagnostic Laboratory System


A lab technician places samples in a research machineThe Diagnostic Laboratory System is composed of four laboratories that are administratively housed within the College’s Department of Pathobiology & Population Medicine.  

The network is comprised of these four laboratories:

  • CVM Diagnostic and Aquatic Labs
  • Mississippi Veterinary Research and Diagnostic Lab
  • Poultry Research and Diagnostic Lab 
  • Aquatic Research and Diagnostic Lab

These essential services are provided: microbiology, anatomic pathology, clinical pathology, molecular diagnostics, serology and virology.  A researcher examines a slide in a microscope

All 82 counties in the state are served by the system, which is fully accredited by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians.

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Lanny Pace, DVM, PhD, DACVP
Executive Director, Mississippi Veterinary Research & Diagnostic Laboratory System
Phone: (601) 420-4700