State & Federal Diagnostics Laboratory
The laboratory provides proficient and accurate surveillance and diagnostic testing to maintain high quality, disease free livestock and poultry industries in the State of Maine. The laboratory performs serological testing on all species of livestock for brucellosis monitoring, for interstate and international exportation requirements, for diagnostic purposes and for breeding purposes. These requirements are in compliance with the State Federal Brucellosis Eradication Program, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services, and the National Poultry Improvement Plan. Specific diseases (Bovine Leucosis, Bluetongue, Brucellosis, Salmonella enteritidis, Pseudorabies) are targeted.
Summary of Lab Tests
|PLATE TESTS||AGAR GEL IMMUNO
|ELISA TESTS||OTHER TESTS|
|Brucellosis||Bovine Leukosis||Equine Infectious Anemia||S. pullorum Microtiter Test|
|Blue Tongue||Johne's||Canine Brucellosis|
|Equine Infectious Anemia||Pseudorabies|
|Caprine Arthritis Encephalitis|
|Ovine Progressive Pneumonia|
For testing fees or results:
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the SFDL at (207) 287-7624.