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Washington State University Puyallup Research and Extension Center


Avian Health and Food Safety Laboratory

The Avian Health and Food Safety Laboratory (WADDL) is part of Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. This state of the art diagnostic laboratory—located at WSU Puyallup—provides diagnostic services including complete necropsy, bacteriology, mycology, virology, serology and DNA testing of all avian species. Services are also provided to back yard poultry, waterfowl, wild birds, zoo birds and rabbits. Visit the Avian Health and Food Safety Laboratory web site for more information.

Plant & Insect Diagnostic Laboratory

The Plant & Insect Diagnostic Laboratory offers assistance with resolving problems with plants and insects through accurate diagnoses. We also provide applicable management options to a numerous state clientele like commercial growers, pest control operators, home gardeners, consultants, county agents, Master Gardeners, and research personnel. For more information, contact Jenny Glass, Diagnostic Plant Pathologist at 253-445-4582 or visit the WSU Puyallup Plant & Insect Diagnostic Laboratory web site.

Indoor climbing plant in a black plastic pot.