Animal Consulting Enterprises Pty Ltd - ACE Laboratory Services

Site

ACE Laboratory Services

Accreditation No.

15636

Site No.

16680

Date of Accreditation

06 May 2008

Address

12 Gildea Lane
East Bendigo, VIC 3550
Australia

Contact

Mr Brent Maddren P: +61 (03) 54439665

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

Scientist Supervised Laboratory

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Animal Health

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis of non-clinical samples for microorganisms Chick paper; Dust; Environmental samples Salmonella spp. Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method (SOP 318)

Detection and identification of bacteria Bacterial isolates Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae; Actinobacillus seminis; Actinomyces hyovaginalis; Aeromonas caviae; Aeromonas hydrophila; Avibacterium paragallinarum; Bacillus cereus; Bacillus circulans; Bacteroides vulgatus; Bordetella bronchiseptica; Brachyspira pilosicoli; Brachyspira spp.; Campylobacter coli; Campylobacter fetus ss. fetus; Campylobacter jejuni; Campylobacter lari; Candida albicans; Candida tropicalis; Citrobacter amalonaticus; Clostridium beijerinckii; Clostridium novyi; Clostridium perfringens; Corynebacterium auris; Cryptococcus gattii; Dermatophilus spp.; Edwardsiella tarda; Enterobacter cloacae; Enterococcus cecorum; Enterococcus faecalis; Enterococcus hirae; Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae; Escherichia coli​​​​; Gallibacterium anatis; Globicatella sanguinis; Globicatella sulfidaciens; Haemophilus parasuis; Hafnia alvei; Histophilus somni (Histophilus ovis); Histophilus spp.; Klebsiella oxytoca; Klebsiella pneumoniae; Listeria ivanovi; Listeria monocytogenes; Mannheimia haemolytica; Moraxella bovis; Moraxella bovoculi; Moraxella osloensis; Mycobacterium paratuberculosis (Johne’s disease) type 1; Paenibacillus polymyxa; Pasteurella multocida; Proteus mirabilis; Providencia alcalifaciens; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Salmonella spp.; Staphylococcus aureus; Staphylococcus felis; Staphylococcus hominis; Staphylococcus hyicus; Staphylococcus pseudintermedius; Staphylococcus saprophyticus; Staphylococcus spp.; Staphylococcus spp. - Coagulase producing strains; Staphylococcus warneri; Streptococcus agalactiae (Streptococcus group B); Streptococcus anginosus; Streptococcus bovis; Streptococcus dysgalactiae ss. dysgalactiae; Streptococcus equi ss. equi; Streptococcus equi ss. zooepidemicus; Streptococcus suis; Streptococcus uberis; Trueperella pyogenes; Vibrio anguillarum; Vibrio cholerae; Vibrio spp.; Yersinia enterocolitica; Yersinia pseudotuberculosis; Identification of unknown bacteria MALDI-TOF in-house method (SOP-353), MBT Compass Library, Revision E MBT 7854 MSP Library

Detection and identification of bacteriaFor companion animals, production animals and production avian species Bacterial isolates Escherichia coli​​​​; Listeria monocytogenes; Salmonella spp.; Salmonella typhimurium PCR - Quantitative (qPCR)

in-house method (SOP's 500, 501, 502, 503 and 504)

Detection and identification of bacteriaFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, equine species and avian species Ear swabs Escherichia coli​​​​; Pseudomonas spp.; Staphylococcus spp.; Streptococcus spp. Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method (SOP-342)

Faeces Clostridium spp.​​​​ Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method (SOP-310)

Yersinia spp. Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method (SOP-310)

Escherichia coli K99 Immunochromatography

in-house method (SOP-322); manufacturers instructions (BioX Diagnostics test kit)

Faeces; Fluids; Semen; Swabs; Tissues; Urine; Whole blood Escherichia coli​​​​ Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method (SOP-310)

Identification of unknown bacteria Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method (SOP's 300, 301,302, 303, 304, 306, 308, 311, 312, 314, 316, 322, 330, 336, 346, 347, 348, 350)

 

Streptococcus spp. Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method (SOP-330)

Erysipelothrix spp. Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method (SOP-340)

Pasteurella spp. Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method (SOP-332)

Faeces; Tissues Salmonella spp. Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method (SOP 318)

Fluids; Preputial swabs Campylobacter spp. Cultural; Microscopic examination

in-house method (SOP 390)

Milk Staphylococcus aureus; Streptococcus agalactiae (Streptococcus group B); Streptococcus uberis; Identification of bacteria causing mastitis Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method (SOP-338)

Reproductive tract specimens; Swabs Klebsiella spp.; Pseudomonas spp.; Identification of unknown bacteria Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method (SOP-344)

Urine Corynebacterium spp.; Enterobacter spp.; Enterococcus spp.; Escherichia coli​​​​; Proteus spp.; Pseudomonas spp.; Staphylococcus aureus; Streptococcus spp.; Identification of unknown bacteria Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method (SOP-345)

Detection and identification of bacteriaFor production animals (ovine) Semen Actinobacillus seminis; Brucella ovis; Histophilus somni (Histophilus ovis) Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method (SOP-343)

Detection and identification of bacteriaFor production animals (porcine) Respiratory specimens Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae; Actinobaculum suis (Eubacterium suis); Actinomyces pyogenes; Bordetella bronchiseptica; Haemophilus parasuis; Mannheimia haemolytica; Pasteurella multocida; Streptococcus suis; Identification of unknown bacteria Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house methods (SOP-330 and 334)

Detection and identification of other microorganismsFor production animals Swabs; Tissues Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae PCR - Quantitative (qPCR)

manufacturers instructions (VetMAXâ„¢ M. hyopneumoniae Reagents kit)

Detection and identification of other microorganismsFor production animals and production avian species Swabs Mycoplasma gallisepticum; Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae; Mycoplasma synoviae PCR - Quantitative (qPCR)

in-house method (SOP's 500, 501, 502, 503 and 504); manufacturers instructions (LSI Vetmax MMAP) with minor modifications (tracheal and cloacal swabs)

Detection and identification of parasites and arthropodsFor production animals Fluids; Swabs Tritrichomonas foetus; Tritrichomonas spp. Cultural; Microscopic examination

in-house method (SOP-392)

Detection and identification of virusesFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, equine species and avian species Faeces Coronavirus; Rotavirus Immunochromatography

in-house method (SOP-322); manufacturers instructions (BioX test kit)

Detection and identification of virusesFor production animals Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Whole blood Bluetongue virus (BTV) PCR - Quantitative (qPCR)

OIE Manual of Diagnostic Tests and Vaccines for Terrestrial Animals (2018), Chapter 3.1.3.- Bluetongue (Infection with bluetongue virus); manufacturers instructions (LSI VetMAX BTV NS3); in-house method (SOP's 500, 501, 502, 503 and 504)

Serum Porcine circovirus PCR - Quantitative (qPCR)

in-house methods (SOP's 500, 501, 502, 503 and 504); manufacturers instructions (PATH PCV-2 Primer Design) with minor modifications

Detection and identification of virusesFor production animals Buffy coat; Ear notch; Plasma; Serum; Whole blood Bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVDV); Border disease; Mucosal disease PCR - Quantitative (qPCR)

in-house method (SOP's 500, 501, 502, 503 and 504); manufacturers instructions (LSI Vetmax BVDV-4ALL) with minor modifications

Diagnosis of pregnancyFor production animals (bovine, caprine, ovine) Plasma; Serum Pregnancy-associated glycoproteins (PAGs) Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

manufacturers instructions (IDEXX Bovine Pregnancy test kit)

Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor production animals (porcine) Plasma; Serum Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

manufacturers instructions (IDEXX APX1V, IDVET IDScreen and Biovet test kits); in-house method (SOP-640)

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

manufacturers instructions (IDEXX test kit); in-house method (SOP-640)

Serum Haemophilus parasuis Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

manufacturers instructions (Biovet and Biochek test kits); in-house method (SOP-640)

Lawsonia intracellularis Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

manufacturers instructions (Bioscreen test kit); in-house method (SOP-630)

Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor production animals Milk; Plasma; Serum Johne's disease Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

manufacturers instructions (IDEXX Screening test kit, IDEXX Verification test kit and Prionics Parachek2 test kit); in-house method (SOP-630)

Plasma; Serum Porcine circovirus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

manufacturers instructions (Biochek and Synbiotics test kits); in-house method (SOP-640)

Bluetongue virus (BTV) Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

manufacturers instructions (IDEXX and VMRD test kits); in-house method (SOP-630)

Chlamydia abortus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

manufacturers instructions (IDVet Test Kit); in-house method (SOP-630)

Akabane virus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

manufacturers instructions (IDVet IDScreen test kit); in-house method (SOP-630)

Plasma; Serum; Tissues; Whole blood Bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVDV); Border disease; Mucosal disease Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

manufacturers instructions (Synbiotics SERELISA Mono Indirect Test Kit); in-house method (SOP-630)

Serum Brucella abortus; Chlamydophila spp. Complement fixation test (CFT)

in-house methods (SOPs 608, 663 and 666)

Epizootic haemorrhagic disease virus Agar gel immunodiffusion (AGID)

in-house method (SOP 610)

Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor production animals Ear notch; Plasma; Serum; Whole blood Bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVDV) Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

manufacturers instructions (IDEXX serum plus test kit); in-house method (SOP630)

Milk; Plasma; Serum Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR) Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

manufacturers instructions (IDVet ID Screen Test Kit, IDEXX Ab Test Kit and Synbiotics SERELISA Mono Blocking Test Kit); in-house method (SOP-630)

Plasma; Serum Caprine arthritis encephalitis virus; Maedi visna virus (MVV) Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

manufacturers instructions (IDEXX total Ab test kit); in-house method (SOP-630)

Brucella ovis Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

manufacturers instructions (IDEXX test kit); in-house method (SOP-630)

Enzootic bovine leukosis virus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

manufacturers instructions (IDEXX Leukosis Blocking Ab test Kit, IDEXX Leukosis Serum Screening Ab test kit and Synbiotics SERELISA BLV Ab Mono Indirect test kit); in-house method (SOP-630)

Toxoplasma gondii antibody Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

manufacturers instructions (IDEXX Toxotest Ab test kit); in-house method (SOP-630)

Serum Epizootic haemorrhagic disease virus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) in-house method (SOP 630); manufacturers instructions (PrioCHECKâ„¢ EHDV Ab Serum Kit and IDvet ID Screen EHDV Competition kit)
Brucella abortus; Brucella melitensis Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

manufacturers instructions (Synbiotics OCB Mono Indirect and IDEXX Test Kits)

Anaplasma centrale antibody; Anaplasma marginale antibody; Anaplasma spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

manufacturers instructions (VMRD test kit); in-house method (SOP-630)

Brucella ovis Complement fixation test (CFT)

in-house method (SOP 660)

Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor production avian species Plasma; Serum Reovirus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

manufacturers instructions (Biochek test kit); in-house method (SOP-620)

Egg drop syndrome virus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

manufacturers instructions (Biochek test kit); in-house method (SOP-620)

Mycoplasma synoviae Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

manufacturers instructions (Biochek test kit); in-house method (SOP-620)

Chicken anaemia virus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

manufacturers instructions (Biochek test kit); in-house method (SOP-620)

Mycoplasma gallisepticum Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

manufacturers instructions (Biochek test kit); in-house method (SOP-620)

Infectious laryngotracheitis virus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

manufacturers instructions (Cellabs test kit); in-house method (SOP-620)

Avian leukosis virus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

manufacturers instructions (IDEXX test kit); in-house method (SOP-630)

Newcastle disease virus (NDV) Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

manufacturers instructions (Biochek test kit); in-house method (SOP-620)

Fowl adenovirus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

manufacturers instructions (Cellabs (Tropbio) kit; in-house method (SOP-620)

Infectious bursal disease virus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

manufacturers instructions (Biocheck and IDEXX test kits); in-house method (SOP-620)

Infectious bronchitis virus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

manufacturers instructions (Biochek test kit); in-house method (SOP-620)

Avian influenza Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

manufacturers instructions (Biochek test kit); in-house method (SOP-620)

Salmonella spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

manufacturers instructions (Biochek test kit); in-house method (SOP-620)

Avian encephalomyelitis Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

manufacturers instructions (IDEXX and Biochek test kits); in-house method (SOP-620)

Serum Egg drop syndrome virus Haemagglutination inhibition

in-house method (SOP-624)

Brucella abortus; Mycoplasma gallisepticum; Mycoplasma synoviae; Salmonella gallinarum; Salmonella pullorum Serum agglutination

in-house method (SOP-622); Australian Standard Diagnostics Techniques for Animal Diseases (ASDT) - Avian Mycoplasmosis Bacteriology.

in-house method (SOP-634); Australian Standard Diagnostics Techniques for Animal Diseases (ASDT) - Bovine Brucellosis Serology.

Newcastle disease virus (NDV) Haemagglutination inhibition Australian Diagnostic Techniques for Animal Diseases (ASDT) - Newcastle Disease Histopathology, Virology and Serology; in-house method (SOP-626)

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