About Washington State University-Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory
The Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (WADDL) is a fully accredited (AAVLD) laboratory system integrated within the College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University, Pullman, WA. WADDL has a main full-service laboratory on the main WSU campus in Pullman, WA and a branch laboratory in Puyallup, WA focused on avian health and food safety. WADDL-Puyallup is geographically located on a WSU extension campus in Puyallup, WA close to the major poultry producers in Washington State. Food safety testing is primarily focused on service to the poultry egg-layer industry but also serves small custom food processors. The WADDL mission is to provide accurate, state-of-the-art, timely, and cost-effective diagnostic services, consultation, disease surveillance and outreach in order to safeguard animal health, the food supply and public health and to contribute to the University and College of Veterinary Medicine through discovery, scholarly activity, and education. Both WADDL -Pullman and WADDL-Puyallup are active members of the USDA-APHIS National Animal Health Laboratory Network and FDA Veterinary Laboratory Investigation and Response Network. The WADDL-Puyallup labor...atory provides services in pathology, microbiology, virology, serology, and molecular diagnostic and is supported by WADDL-Pullman services in bacteriology, histopathology/ immunohistochemistry, immunodiagnostics (including serology, virology), molecular diagnostics, necropsy, parasitology, and toxicology.