Bacteriology cultures identify bacteria from various sample types. Samples may be taken from the processing plant, farm environment, or birds.
Complete examinations and necropsies are performed on all birds and appropriate samples are collected for testing. This service is provided at no charge.
Tissue samples taken at the main lab and network labs are processed by the histopathology department.
This department tests tens of thousands chicken blood samples monthly for antibodies to poultry viruses.
Samples taken at the main lab and network labs are processed for virus isolation by the virology department.
NPIP provides a program through which new diagnostic technology can be effectively applied to the improvement of poultry and poultry products.
GPLN works closely with the commercial poultry industry to keep Georgia's poultry industry healthy. We provide a range of services from disease monitoring and testing to chick quality assurance to hatchery inspections.