Diagnostic Laboratories

Signature Indiana Pork Event at Indianapolis Provides Visibility for Purdue Veterinary Medicine

Friday, January 26th, 2024 - Each year, the Indiana Pork Producers Association, known as Indiana Pork, hosts the Taste of Elegance event in Indianapolis as a way of promoting the pork industry through the creation of tantalizing pork dishes prepared by leading chefs. This year the event on January 17 attracted more than 400 pork farmers, lawmakers, agricultural industry leaders, and dignitaries to the Indiana Roof Ballroom for an evening of elegance and celebration that also provided visibility for the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory Joins Swine Disease Reporting System Network as State Funding Increases

Friday, December 15th, 2023 - Diagnostic data from the Indiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine now is being included in the Swine Disease Reporting System (SDRS), which monitors and reports diagnostic data and trends from endemic diseases of the U.S. swine herd. The development comes on the heels of the College of Veterinary Medicine achieving a funding breakthrough for the ADDL during the State of Indiana’s biennial budget process.

Coughing Dogs

Friday, December 8th, 2023 - Amid concerns about a new canine respiratory illness with symptoms mirroring those of known infectious diseases, veterinarians are investigating the potential emergence of a novel pathogen. Treatment varies per case, with vets taking precautions to prevent further spread. Dog owners should ensure their pets are vaccinated against respiratory diseases and seek immediate veterinary attention if symptoms like coughing or lethargy arise. It's advised to keep ill dogs isolated and away from other dogs and public areas.

Purdue Veterinary Medicine Showcased at Hoosier Beef Congress

Friday, December 8th, 2023 - When Indiana beef producers from across the state gathered at the Indiana State Fairgrounds December 1-3 for the Hoosier Beef Congress (HBC), they had the opportunity to learn about Purdue Veterinary Medicine thanks to a booth the college hosted as part of the event’s expansive trade show that highlighted the services of the Purdue University Veterinary Hospital and the Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory.

PVM Welcomes Post-DVM Students Beginning Residency Programs

Friday, August 4th, 2023 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is pleased to welcome our newest class of residents as they begin post-DVM graduate programs and residencies seeking advanced certification across a variety of clinical and pathology specialties. The residents started their specialty training in either the Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, the Department of Comparative Pathobiology, or the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences last month.

PVM Next – Powering the Next Generation of Veterinary Care, Service, Learning, and Discovery

Friday, June 30th, 2023 - The PVM Next project kicked-off in May with a team that is gathering information to help the college choose the next Hospital Information and Laboratory Information Management Systems (HIS and LIMS). The project team of Nancy Allrich, Steve Jaeger, Armando Ortega Luis, Jon Cagle, and Lowell Williams is leading the college through this multi-phase project to assess the needs for PVM software solutions.

Inaugural Purdue Antimicrobial Resistance Conference Draws International Attention to Serious Public Health Threat

Monday, June 19th, 2023 - In the face of a foreboding forecast of worsening multi-drug resistant infections (United Nations Foundation, 2021), the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine led a multi-disciplinary, campus-wide effort to address the vital topic of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) through a free conference held this spring. The inaugural event April 6-7 at the Stewart Center involved multiple Purdue colleges and attracted more than 100 attendees representing eleven states and seven countries.

New Indiana Biennial Budget Benefits Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory

Monday, June 19th, 2023 - A new two-year appropriations budget adopted by the Indiana General Assembly this spring contains good news for the Purdue University Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory. A key priority for the laboratory was to make the case for increased state funding to support its mission of helping Indiana veterinarians, animal health officials, livestock producers, and animal owners in protecting the health of the animal population by providing prompt, accurate, and reliable diagnoses of animal diseases, including those that may affect the human population.

ADDL Showcased at Poultry-themed Event in Indianapolis

Friday, February 10th, 2023 - “An Evening Under the Stars with the Indiana State Poultry Association” was the theme for the association’s 2023 annual banquet, where the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine hosted a display highlighting the Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (ADDL). The event was held Tuesday, February 7 at the Indiana Roof Ballroom in Indianapolis and attracted a record turnout.

Purdue Veterinary Medicine is Well Represented at Indiana Pork Producers’ Event

Friday, February 3rd, 2023 - Each year, the Indiana Pork Producers Association hosts the Taste of Elegance to bring talented chefs together for a competition designed to encourage more frequent use of pork in creative, non-traditional ways in menu items. The prestigious event at the Indiana Roof Ballroom in Indianapolis also provides the opportunity for people connected to Indiana agriculture to get together and spend two hours gliding around the dance floor, sampling, and voting on the finalists’ dishes and recognizing the evening’s award winners. This year the occasion attracted more than 450 pork farmers, lawmakers, ag industry leaders, and other dignitaries, including representatives of the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine.

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