State Fairgrounds - P.O. Box 19281 - Springfield, IL 62794-9281 - 217/782-2172 - TDD 217/524-6858 - Fax 217/785-4505

Laboratory Services

The Illinois Animal Disease Laboratory provides analytical support for state and federal animal disease eradication programs and disease outbreaks by examining blood and tissue samples. They conduct regulatory testing of animals for competition or export and test meat and poultry samples as part of the department’s inspection programs. The Laboratory provides pathology and histopathology services, bacterial and fungal cultures, serology, virologic testing, and molecular diagnostics. Additionally, in cooperation with other veterinary diagnostic laboratories, analysis for toxins, vitamins, and minerals, both in tissues and feedstuffs, can be arranged.

Illinois Department of Agriculture
Animal Disease Laboratory
2100 South Lake Storey Road
Galesburg, Illinois 61401
Phone: (309)344-2451    FAX: (309)344-7358

Animal Disease Laboratory Forms
Animal Disease Laboratory Submission Form
Animal Disease Laboratory Serology Form
Animal Disease Laboratory Commodity Order Form

Animal Disease Laboratory Tests and Fees


The Animal Disease Laboratory in Centralia and the

State/Federal Serology Laboratory in Springfield are

no longer operational.  All samples need to be sent

to the Animal Disease Laboratory in Galesburg.



Laboratory Organization Chart

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