The DoD FADL complies with AOAC International Guidelines for Laboratories Performing Microbiological and Chemical Analyses of Food, Dietary Supplements, and Pharmaceuticals.
Provide premier Force Health Protection through innovative, adaptive, timely and accurate testing of all food, water, and diagnostic submissions for DoD through a highly efficient and accredited institution now and in the future.
The DoD FADL is currently comprised of four testing sections: Chemistry, Cholinesterase, Diagnostic, and Microbiology; and two administrative sections: Quality Assurance and Field Technical Support.
For information regarding food or water testing, contact the
Field Technical Support Section.
For information regarding government owned animals or rabies testing, contact the Diagnostic Section.
Information regarding Fluorescent Antibody Virus Neutralization (FAVN) testing is under Pet Travel Requirements.
Hours of Operation:
07:00 AM - 4:00 PM Central Standard Time Monday-Friday
CLOSED Weekends & Holidays
Director: 210-295-4533; DSN: 421-4533
Deputy Director Lab Ops: 210-295-4322 DSN: 421-4322
Deputy Director Field Ops: 210-295-4783 DSN: 421-4783
FAVN questions: 210-295-4387/4920/4605 (DSN: 421)
Food Protection questions: 210-295-4708/4210/4783 (DSN: 421)
For Food Samples and Diagnostic Samples address:
DoD Food Analysis and Diagnostic Laboratory
Attn: Food Receiving or Diagnostic Receiving
2899 Schofield Road, Suite 2630
JBSA Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234-7583
Sample receiving area: 210-295-4219
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