This Division has the following sections: Necropsy, Epidemiology, Bacteriology, Histopathology and Clinical Pathology. Others are Small Animal Section, Large Animal Experiment Station and Rabies diagnostic laboratory. CDL contributes significantly to the Institute’s role as a national and regional laboratory for avian influenza and other trans-boundary animal diseases for West and Central Africa by conducting ambulatory services to farms, diagnosis of emerging and re-emerging diseases and surveillance activities.