The American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD) is a not-for-profit professional organization which seeks to:


  • Disseminate information relating to the diagnosis of animal diseases Coordinate diagnostic activities of regulatory, research and service laboratories

  • Establish uniform diagnostic techniques
  • Improve existing diagnostic techniques
  • Develop new diagnostic techniques
  • Establish accepted guidelines for the improvement of diagnostic laboratory organizations relative to personnel qualifications and facilities
  • Act as a consultant to the United States Animal Health Association on uniform diagnostic criteria involved in regulatory animal disease programs

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October 14-21, 2014-Upcoming AAVLD/USAHA Annual Meeting

2014 AAVLD/USAHA Annual Meeting

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57th Annual AAVLD Meeting, October 16 – 21, 2014 Crown Center Sheraton Hotel and Convention Center Kansas City, MO

Deadline for Abstract Submission:

June 1, 2014


ELANO Animal Health

"ELANCO Announces Approval of Viralign 6 Vaccine”


Dear AAVLD members:

 The Executive Board of the AAVLD is recruiting for two positions within the editorial group of the Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation (JVDI). One is an Editor in Chief and the second is a subject area editor. These two positions will be responsible for the duties currently handled solely by the outgoing Editor in Chief, Dr. Jerry Saliki. The ideal candidates would possess excellent organizational skills

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AAVLD 57th Annual Meeting Diagnostic Pathology Slide Seminar
October 16-22 2014, Kansas City, Missouri
Submission Deadline:
July 1, 2014




Histopathology slide set payment form Click here


Accreditation FAQ December 2013 Click here

Latin Comparative Pathology Group (Latinamerican Division of the CLDavis Foundation) Click here

NVSL News Update "Submitting Samples" click here



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