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Developing, characterizing, and refining animal models are key to advancing medical countermeasures for high-consequence pathogens.
The pathology and histology laboratories at the Integrated Research Facility at Fort Detrick (IRF‑Frederick) work together to conduct comprehensive postmortem examinations on laboratory animals of a variety of species studied as models for high-consequence emerging human viral infections.
The virology team at the Integrated Research Facility at Fort Detrick (IRF‑Frederick) has extensive expertise working with a range of high‑consequence viral pathogens.