Holidays Upcoming holiday schedule: The lab will be closed for Memorial Day on Monday, May 31, 2021 The Bacteriology Department is responsible for the detection, isolation, and identification of bacteria and fungi from diagnostic and environmental samples. Have you heard about our diorama of the poultry industry in Georgia? Click Here For Video Tours Come tour our lab! Call 770-766-6810 and press 2 for administration to find out more about scheduling a tour. Our quick turnarounds on serological testing for avian influenza is largely due to the use of robotics in testing.

ABOUT US

We support the poultry industry and other bird owners by providing health monitoring and veterinary diagnostic services specific to poultry. We are in partnership with the poultry industry, government agencies and other laboratories for the prevention, management and control of poultry disease outbreaks state wide. We participate in emergency preparedness programs for Avian Influenza and Exotic Newcastle Disease.

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    We offer a wide range of services to the poultry industry.

    Serology
    Bacteriology
    Virology
    Histology
    Necropsy
    Field Services

  • National Poultry Improvement Plan
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    NPIP serves industry in all aspects of production and ensures the integrity of monitoring programs across the state.

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Our Professional Staff

Our highly trained professional staff are dedicated to serving our customers by providing poultry expertise and delivering accurate and timely diagnostic results.

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  • Dr. Emily Pittman

    Veterinary Director

  • Arun Kulkarni

    Veterinary Director, Virology

  • Dr. Doug Anderson

    Veterinary Director Southwest GA

  • Brenda Glidewell

    Quality Manager and Director of Serology

  • Andrea Stephens

    Technical Director of Administration

  • Louise Dufour-Zavala

    Executive Director

  • Dr. Doug Waltman

    Bacteriology Laboratory Technical Liaison and Technical Logistics Support

  • Dr. James Davis

    Veterinary Director – North Georgia

  • Len Chappell

    Technical Manager of Customer Support

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