Oregon Department of Agriculture
Animal Health & ID Division
Dr. Brad LeaMaster, Administrator and State Veterinarian
ODA Animal Health Laboratory
Lori Brown, supervisor
Oregon State Public Health
Acute and Communicable Disease Program
Dr. Emilio DeBess, State Public Health Veterinarian
800 NE Oregon St. Suite #772
Portland, OR 97232
USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
"Protecting American agriculture" is the basic charge of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS). APHIS provides leadership in ensuring the health and care of animals and plants. The agency improves agricultural productivity and competitiveness and contributes to the national economy and the public health.
USDA APHIS National Veterinary Services Laboratories
APHIS laboratory services are provided by the National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) in Ames, Iowa and Orient Point (Plum Island), New York. The NVSL provides a wide variety of information and services, centered around diagnosis of domestic and foreign animal diseases, support of disease control and eradication programs, reagents for diagnostic testing, training, and laboratory certification.