Objectives - NRLPD

  • To extend referral diagnostics for avian diseases to public and private institutions.
  • To undertake strategic surveillance for avian diseases focusing zoonotic pathogens, through National, Regional and International coordination.
  • To address researchable issues pertaining to pathogenesis, vaccines, diagnostics, and control of avian pathogens.
  • To standardize and harmonize existing avian diagnostic procedures and introduce more sensitive avian disease diagnostic assays procedures against existing and emerging pathogens.
  • To serve as a national repository of different avian pathogens circulating in the country.
  • To extend training to local and overseas avian diagnosticians.
  • To sustain ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accreditation and to expand testing scope of the lab.
  • To investigate avian zoonotic pathogens at human –animal interface under one health concept.