OPEN HOUSE INVITATION
Central Utah Diagnostic
The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food and the
Utah State University Experiment Station announce the opening of a new Central
Utah Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, located in Nephi. An Open House will be
held July 21, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Veterinarians, livestock producers and
others who utilize veterinary diagnostic laboratory services are welcome. The
open house will begin with a brief program, followed by tours and refreshments.
The Laboratory is located at 1451 South Main Street in Nephi.
facility will replace the laboratory in Provo that has been in service since
1979. Veterinarians and animal owners are encouraged to use the laboratory for
assistance with the diagnoses of animal diseases.
In addition to the new
facility, two new staff positions are being provided. One will be a full-time
office assistant and the other a serologist/microbiologist. An increased array
of assays, including those requiring advanced technology such as PCR, will soon
The new facility includes a powerful lift to unload large
animals and a hydraulic necropsy table to improve necropsy access. An
incinerator is on site to allow disposal of carcasses that are unsuitable for
rendering. The lobby in the new building doubles as a conference room, where
continuing education meetings can be held. Supportive media equipment will be on
Please plan to attend the Open House and become acquainted with
this excellent new Laboratory! ©