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The mission of NPDN is to support plant health and biosecurity in U.S. agricultural and natural ecosystems by providing expert diagnostic capacity, communication, coordination, and quality pest and disease diagnostic information

NPDN established a Core standard to provide an overarching framework for all NPDN member laboratories to commit to excellence core-logoin plant diagnostics by achieving core accreditation.  Accreditation ensures NPDN laboratories will meet quality standards and enhance professionalism, strengthening our state of readiness in performing timely accurate detections while reducing the risk of exotic pathogens and pest establishments.

                                                                                                                   Questions? Contact the accreditation committee: