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South Dakota State University Dept of Veterinary Science


An opportunity to get hands on experience in diagnostic laboratory medicine and pathology of food animals. There is also an opportunity for field investigation and food animal infectious disease research.


Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available

The SDSU Diagnostic Laboratory is AAVLD accredited full service laboratory. There are 7 pathologists, 10 infectious disease researchers and one extension veterinarian.

Educational Resources

The SDSU library has an extensive collection of veterinary medicine books and periodicals along with an extensive electronic collection. Students can participate in diagnostic rounds.


The student is expected to participate in routine diagnostic investigations and necropsies.

Student Supervision

The student will be able 6-8/hrs per day, 5 days a week of interaction with veterinarians.



Practice Information

Department of Veterinary Science
South Dakota State University
PO Box 2175
Brookings SD 57007

Ph: 605-688-5171
Fax: 605-688-6003


Updated: 05/12/10
Signature On File: Chris Chase

Brookings SD
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