Identification

Name

Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency

Short name

AHVLA

Status

Active

Category

Data Source

Organizations
(1) Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
Update frequency

Not Applicable

Created

2012-10-04 23:26:07+00:00

Modified

2016-02-04 18:47:04.841997+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The AHVLA is now known as Animal & plant Health Agency. The agency works to identify and control endemic and exotic diseases and pests in animals, plants and bees. They are also tasked with surveillance of new and emerging pests and diseases. Work is carried out at VLA's 15 Regional Laboratories and two Surveillance Centers. The work is published in reports to government policymakers and other interested parties.

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
(2) Consequence management
(3) Early detection
Year start

2011

URL http://www.defra.gov.uk/ahvla-en/about-us/
URL (alternate) http://vla.defra.gov.uk/reports/rep_surv.htm

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) England
(2) Northern Europe
(3) United Kingdom
(4) Wales
Disease transmission types
(1) Vector-borne

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Laboratory Records