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The mission of the Animal Parasitic Diseases Laboratory (APDL) is to reduce parasitic disease in livestock and poultry pathogens and their risk of transmission to people. To do so, we study parasite biodiversity, development, genetics, genomics, and transmission, and we study the physiological and immunological responses of animals to such parasites, seeking vaccines and management strategies that more effectively mitigate health risk and economic loss.
The Animal Parasitic Diseases Laboratory is located in Beltsville, MD and is part of the Northeast Area.
The Research Leader is Benjamin Rosenthal.
Phone: 301-504-8300
Fax: 301-504-5306
BLDG. 1040, RM. 103
Beltsville, MD 20705