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Rabies Testing Assessment to Begin

Beginning April 26, 2017, the Department of Health will temporarily partner with other state public health laboratories to provide rabies testing of animal specimens while its public health lab performs an assessment of its own rabies testing operation. There will be no disruption in rabies testing service of animal specimens to the New Jersey community.

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Last Reviewed: 6/20/2017