DAkkS Symbol D-PL-18711-04-00
DAkkS Symbol D-PL-18711-04-00 Image Credit: Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle 2013

The Institute of Poultry Diseases offers various services in the field of poultry disease diagnostics, animal welfare and consumer protection. Our trained veterinarians provide consulting services for animal owners and veterinarians with regard to keeping animals, animal welfare and the prevention of poultry diseases. In our clinic diseases of exotic, zoo and wild birds are diagnosed. Birds that are ill or maimed can be operated on and cared for until they regain their health.

We offer a broad selection of laboratory services in the fields of bacteriology, parasitology, virology and molecular biology to diagnose poultry diseases. The laboratory is accredited according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025 standards. For details on accredited methods view the DAkkS certificate.

We persue research projects on viral, bacterial and parasitic infectious organisms as well as new vaccines and drugs.

Veterinarians can receive training to become specialists in poultry diseases or obtain the additional specialist designation "species protection".