Managed by the state’s Department of Agriculture, the New Jersey Animal Health Diagnostic Laboratory (AHDL) is committed to maintaining a state-of-the-art animal health diagnostic laboratory that promotes the economic welfare and quality-of-life of animals in the state. They also ensure the safety of consumer products, the protection of wildlife resources, and the public health. They serve vet practitioners, animal owners, and agricultural producers throughout the state.
The AHDL runs both AGID and ELISA Coggins testing for equine infectious anemia with flexible costs depending on whether you need results the same day or the following day after the required forms and samples are submitted to the lab. You can submit test information and get results through GlobalVetLink, the VSPS online program, or VS Form 10-11. As with other state-run vet labs, the NJ Animal Health Diagnostic Laboratory also offers several online resources to facilitate the use of their lab services with vet practitioners, animal owners, livestock producers, and animal health researchers. You can find a list of their tests, fees, and policies, general submission form, and mailing instructions for submitting samples.
The AHDL is part of the state’s larger laboratory facility, the New Jersey Public Health, Environmental and Agricultural Laboratory (NJPHEAL). As part of their broader commitment to laboratory standards, the use the Quality Management System for self-evaluation and to audit best practices.