Virginia Department of Agriculture - Harrisonburg Laboratory
261 Mount Clinton Pike
Harrisonburg , VA 2802

P: 804.221.2543

Virginia Department Of Agriculture - Harrisonburg Laboratory

With four modern facilities located throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia, the Division of Animal and Food Industry Services’ animal health laboratory system provides regulatory and diagnostic testing for veterinarians, food manufacturers, agricultural animal producers, pet owners and other government program areas. Their laboratories offer a wide range of services in bacteriology, serology, virology, parasitology, pathology, and molecular testing. We perform necropsies, bacteriological cultures, identification and sensitivity testing, hematology, parasitology, and histopathological examination of tissues.

They offer free necropsy testing for backyard chicken owners living in the state of Virginia.
  • Avian Influenza Virus ELISA
  • Avian Influenza Virus PCR
  • Chicken Anemia Virus ELISA
  • Clostridium perfringens ELISA
  • Giardia ELISA
  • Infectious laryngotracheitis virus rtPCR
  • Listeria Culture
  • Mycoplasma culture
  • Mycoplasma gallisepticum rtPCR
  • Mycoplasma meleagridis ELISA
  • Mycoplasma Panel 3: MG/MS ELISA
  • Mycoplasma synoviae rtPCR
  • Necropsy - in state
  • Necropsy - Out of state
  • Newcastle Disease Matrix USDA rtPCR
  • Ornithobacterium rhinotracheale PCR