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Frederick Animal Health Vet-LIRN Network Capacity Building Project

Abramo, Kimberly
Michigan State Department of Agriculture
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Abstract: The focus of this proposal is to seek funding for the Frederick Animal Health Laboratory (FAHL) to expandthe capability to support the mission of Vet-LIRN (Veterinary Laboratory Investigation and Response Network),though the addition of a Pathology Grossing Station in Necropsy, a Biological Safety cabinet in Microbiology, and acentrifuge for sample processing. FAHL is an ISO 17025 Accredited diagnostic laboratory and is part of the MarylandDepartment of Agriculture. FAHL has the staff, equipment, technology, and management system to be able toprovide critical resources that will benefit and support Vet-LIRN.
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Food and Drug Administration
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Chemical Contaminants
Natural Toxins
Viruses and Prions
Bacterial Pathogens