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Located on the campus of Kansas State University, NABC is an integral part of the Midwest’s expanding animal health corridor. NABC contributes to and accesses a vast network of interdisciplinary research and resources in areas such as animal disease, food-borne pathogens, plant pathogens and environmental changes affecting agriculture and human health.

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Disease Information

Key Animal and Zoonotic Diseases

Zoonotic diseases are diseases caused by infectious agents capable of transmission from animals either directly to humans or indirectly through a vector. Approximately 75% of recently emerging infectious diseases affecting humans are of animal origin and about 60% of all human pathogens are zoonotic.

Featured Project

National Animal Health Laboratory Network (NAHLN)

Homeland Security Presidential Directive – 9 (HSPD -9), Defense of the United States Agriculture and Food, states that America’s agricultural and food sector is vital to our economy and is one of the key underpinnings of national security.

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