State & Federal Diagnostics Laboratory

The laboratory provides proficient and accurate surveillance and diagnostic testing to maintain high quality, disease free livestock and poultry industries in the State of Maine. The laboratory performs serological testing on all species of livestock for brucellosis monitoring, for interstate and international exportation requirements, for diagnostic purposes and for breeding purposes. These requirements are in compliance with the State Federal Brucellosis Eradication Program, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services, and the National Poultry Improvement Plan. Specific diseases (Bovine Leucosis, Bluetongue, Brucellosis, Salmonella enteritidis, Pseudorabies) are targeted.

Summary of Lab Tests

PLATE TESTS AGAR GEL IMMUNO
DIFFUSION TESTS
ELISA TESTS OTHER TESTS
Brucellosis Bovine Leukosis Equine Infectious Anemia S. pullorum Microtiter Test
  Blue Tongue Johne's Canine Brucellosis
  Equine Infectious Anemia Pseudorabies  
  Caprine Arthritis Encephalitis    
  Ovine Progressive Pneumonia    
Avian Influenza

For testing fees or results:

Email katherine.hayford@maine.gov
or call the SFDL at (207) 287-7624