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UG opens $6.3 million diagnostic laboratory
Athens, Ga.- A $6.3 million veterinary diagnostic laboratory opened its doors in April at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine (UG).
A $6.3 million veterinary diagnostic laboratory opened itsdoors in April at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine(UG).
Twenty-one veterinary scientists will occupy the 26,450 sq. ft. buildinglocated on the college's Athens campus. The accredited laboratory will performnumerous diagnostic tests for UG students and area veterinarians, LaboratoryDirector Doris Miller, DVM, says.
The building features specially designed air flow and filters as a precautionagainst infectious disease agents, and its laboratories, arranged for efficiency,can be reconfigured to accommodate space, activity or personnel changes.
Funding for the facility came from Georgia Department of Agriculture,which has charged UG with the responsibility of diagnosing and surveyinganimal disease diagnoses. UG has provided utilities and maintenance costs.