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Animal Health Laboratory develops swine virus tests to protect Ontario livestock

Large animal veterinarians rely on the University of Guelph Animal Health Laboratory (AHL) for reliable test results that help identify the cause of disease signs in Ontario’s livestock.

Twice this year, AHL diagnosticians tested samples that were negative for the common culprits, prompting further investigation that relied on their disease expertise, experience and detective skills.

U of G playing a key role in avian influenza response in Ontario

With funding from OMAFRA, through the Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance, the Animal Health Laboratory (AHL) uses cutting-edge technologies to test, diagnose and monitor infectious pathogens. The AHL continues to work closely with the CFIA and OMAFRA on the diagnosis of avian influenza in Ontario. Read the story.

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