The Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory is a fully accredited laboratory committed to the maintenance of a quality assurance program that ensures that all procedures and documentation are in compliance with the quality standards of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD). The WSVL is an integral part of the Department of Veterinary Sciences within the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. In addition to providing diagnostic services, faculty and staff are engaged in research, undergraduate and graduate teaching, and extension work. The major focus for our scholastic efforts deal with diseases and health of livestock, wildlife and companion animals. The laboratory strives to continually modernize testing techniques and efforts. Current test development efforts are centered on expanding the range of molecular diagnostic tests available for infectious diseases.