Poultry Research and Diagnostic Lab (PRDL)

Pearl, MS

A veterinary researcher examines chicken eggsThe Poultry Research and Diagnostic Laboratory, which is administratively housed within the MSU CVM Department of Pathobiology & Population Medicine but actually located in Pearl, provides diagnostic services, field services and regulatory testing to the Mississippi poultry industry, non-commercial poultry producers, and pet bird owners.

The PRDL is accredited by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians and is a member of the National Animal Health Laboratory Network, which is a partnership of federal and state laboratories governed by the US Department of Agriculture. 

PRDL Resources:

Test Catalog/Fees

Client Portal

MG/MS PCR Swab Collection and Submission Guidelines

Client Satisfaction Survey

PRDL Forms:

PRDL Avian Influenza Serology Surveillance

Poultry Serologic & PCR Testing Submission Form

Commercial Submission

Non-Commercial/Backyard Submission

Avian Regulatory Event Submission Form

Avian Regulatory Event Additional Page Form

MSU CVM Faculty at PRDL

Poultry Research and Diagnostic Laboratory Faculty are members of the MSU CVM Pathobiology and Population Medicine Department.


Dr. Isabella Hannay
Isabella Hannay, BVM BVS, MAM
Dr. Natalie Manginsay
Natalie Manginsay, BVSc, MAM, PhD, DACPV
Dr. Martha Pulido
Martha Pulido, DVM, MS, PhD, DACPV
Dr. Danny Magee
Danny Magee, DVM, MAM, DACPV, Professor Emeritus

Additional Contact Information

Poultry Research and Diagnostic Laboratory

Natalie Manginsay, BVSc, MAM, PhD, DACPV

Mississippi State University
College of Veterinary Medicine
3137 Highway 468 West
Pearl, MS 39288
Phone:  601-420-4700
Fax:  601-932-7502