Health & Medicine
Number of Programs: 3
A215 Veterinary Medical Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1314
MSU's Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health has a mandate to protect the public by ensuring the health of animals in the state of Michigan and around the nation. In the more than 30 years since its inception, DCPAH has become one of the country’s premier veterinary diagnostic laboratories, handling more than 220,000 cases involving approximately 1.5 million tests annually. The Center has active clients in all 50 states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and 12 foreign countries.
DCPAH produces a series of information cards on a variety of laboratory topics that give a description of the topic and services provided. Major topic headings include:
- General Information
- Anatomic & Surgical Pathology
- Clinical Pathology
- Immunodiagnostics/ Parasitology
MSU Extension, 240 Agriculture Hall, East Lansing, MI, 48824.
Michigan State University Extension and the Michigan Department of Community Health have joined together to develop tools and training to help raise Michigan's immunization rate and promote better health among all citizens. The Physician Peer Education Project on Immunization (PPEPI) has been vital to the education of members of the medical field. The PPEPI program travels throughout the state of Michigan giving immunization updates to practicing physicians and their staff at Grand Rounds, conferences, and medical staff meetings. Lectures include various topics like Pediatric Immunizations, Adolescent Immunizations, Adult Immunizations, Vaccines for Women’s Health, Influenza Vaccine, Family Medicine Immunization Update, Immunizations for Health Care Personnel, and Varicella (chicken pox) Vaccine.
Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health: 4125 Beaumont Rd, Lansing, MI 48910
MSU's Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health offers a guide on ticks and tick-borne diseases for clnicians and pet owners that includes quick tick facts, resources for additional information, and resources specifically for our Michigan clients. It can be found at animalhealth.msu.edu and clinicians can request copies for their clinic by using the contact information below.
DCPAH can also perform the following tests: Anaplasma phagocytophilum IFA, Ehrlichia canis IFA, Equine Tick Core Panel, Lyme IFA, Tick-Borne Disease Antibody Screen, Tick Identification, and Tick PCR