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June 19, 2017

New Foot-and-Mouth Disease Rapid Diagnostic Kit gets license for use in U.S. Livestock

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 19, 2017 DHS S&T Press Office John Verrico, (202) 254-2385 Washington — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T) announced today the licensing of a rapid-response (three-hour) Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) diagnostic kit by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Center for Veterinary Biologics (CVB).  Developed by […]

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The Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases is recognized by the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) as a collaborating center in the specialty of biological threat reduction. As a collaborating center, IIAD provides its expertise internationally to support and implement animal health initiatives, provide scientific and technical training, and conduct scientific research focused on global animal health. We are the only biological threat reduction center in the OIE’s America’s region and the only OIE collaborating center within the Texas A&M University System.

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