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Welcome to the 2013 AAVLD / USAHA Annual Meeting website. We are excited to have you join the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD) and the United States Animal Health Association (USAHA) for the premier forum bringing you the latest in veterinary diagnostic laboratory science, animal health, and disease regulation policy throughout the United States.


This year’s meeting is held at the Town & Country Resort and Convention Center in San Diego, California, October 17-23, 2013.


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Meeting Highlights:

      Symposiums and Workshops

Anaerobe Workshop
VetLIRN Workshop-Jerky Treats
Actinomycetes, Nocardia and other agents of pyogranulomatous lesions Arcanobacterium
C.L. Davis Diagnostic "Forensic Verterinary Pathology" Symposium
Gross Pathology Mock Exam
Basic Bioinformatics for Developing and Monitoring PCR Assays
Staying Alive Workshop

         Plenary Sessions      

         Scientific Sessions

         Committee Meetings


         Presidents Dinner

         Foundation Auction/Raffle


We look forward to seeing you at the 2013 AAVLD/USAHA Annual Meeting to learn about the latest science, issues surrounding animal health and network with your peers.

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The mission of the AAVLD Foundation:

  • Promote Recruitment
  • Education and retention of the next generation of veterinary diagnosticians
  • Reward excellence in veterinary diagnostic medicine



  Last updated August 26, 2013


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