CSIRO - Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness (ACDP)

Site

Australian Animal Health Laboratory

Accreditation No.

13546

Site No.

13539

Date of Accreditation

17 Feb 1999

Address

5 Portarlington Road
Geelong, VIC 3220
Australia

csiro.au/en/Research/Facilities/AAHL

Contact

Dr Dwane O'Brien P: +61 (03) 52275279

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

Veterinarian Supervised Laboratory

Scope of Accreditation

Aquatic

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Animal Health

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Detection and identification of virusesFor aquatic animals Tissues White spot syndrome virus (WSSV) PCR - Quantitative (qPCR); Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

in-house method TM-175

Aquabirnaviruses; Aquareoviruses; Aquatic virus; Epizootic haematopoitic necrosis virus; Infectious haematopoietic necrosis virus; Infectious pancreatic necrosis virus; Infectious salmon anemia virus (ISAV); Koi herpes virus (KHV); Nervous necrosis virus (NNV, Betanodovirus); Orthomyxo-like viruses; Red sea bream iridovirus; Salmonid alphavirus; Spring viraemia of carp virus (SVCV); Viral haemorrhagic septicaemia virus; Identification of unknown viruses Cell culture

in-house method TM-178

Ostreid herpes virus 1 PCR - Quantitative (qPCR); Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in-house method TM-176
Abalone herpes virus PCR - Quantitative (qPCR); Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

in-house method TM-177

Bacteriology

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Animal Health

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Detection and identification of bacteriaFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, aquatic animals, equine species and avian species Bacterial isolates Bacillus anthracis Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

in-house method TM-003

Detection and identification of bacteriaFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, aquatic animals, equine species and avian species Bacterial isolates Salmonella spp.; Streptococcus spp. Macroscopic agglutination

in-house method PRO-050

Detection and identification of bacteriaFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, zoo animals, wildlife, aquatic animals, equine species and avian species Clitoral samples; Fluids; Preputial swabs; Semen; Swabs; Tissues; Urethral swabs Contagious equine metritis (Taylorella equigenitalis); Identification of unknown bacteria Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method PRO-050 (3.8.2)

Detection and identification of bacteriaFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, zoo animals, wildlife, equine species and avian species Abscesses; Aspirates; Effusions; Fluids; Parenchymatous organs; Pus; Tissues Actinobacillus spp.; Actinomyces spp.; Bacteroides spp.; Clostridium spp.​​​​; Corynebacterium spp.; Escherichia coli​​​​; Fusobacterium spp.; Haemophilus spp.; Nocardia spp.; Pasteurella spp.; Peptostreptococcus spp.; Pseudomonas spp.; Staphylococcus spp.; Streptococcus spp.; Identification of unknown bacteria Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method PRO-050 (General)

Bacterial isolates Brucella abortus; Brucella canis; Brucella melitensis; Brucella ovis; Brucella suis Biochemical; Cultural; Microscopic agglutination; Serotyping; Staining

in-house method TM-004

Brucella biotype; Salmonella serotype Serum agglutination

in-house method PRO-050

Bone; Swabs; Synovial fluid Actinobacillus spp.; Erysipelothrix spp.; Escherichia coli​​​​; Haemophilus spp.; Pasteurella spp.; Staphylococcus spp.; Streptococcus spp.; Identification of unknown bacteria Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method PRO-050 (Skeletal)

Brain tissue; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Conjunctiva; Corneal material; Spinal cord Chlamydia spp.; Escherichia coli​​​​; Histophilus somni (Histophilus ovis); Listeria spp.; Moraxella bovis; Moraxella ovis; Nocardia spp.; Pasteurella spp.; Streptococcus spp. Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method PRO-050 (Nervous)

Bronchial washings; Lung; Swabs; Tracheal washes Actinobacillus spp.; Actinomyces spp.; Bordetella spp.; Corynebacterium spp.; Escherichia coli​​​​; Haemophilus spp.; Klebsiella spp.; Mycobacterium spp.; Nocardia spp.; Pasteurella spp.; Staphylococcus spp.; Streptococcus spp. Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method PRO-050 (Respiratory)

Ear swabs; Scrapings; Skin; Swabs Actinomyces spp.; Corynebacterium spp.; Nocardia spp.; Pityrosporum canis; Pseudomonas spp.; Staphylococcus spp.; Streptococcus spp.; Identification of unknown bacteria Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method PRO-050 (Integumentary)

Faeces; Gastrointestinal tract specimens; Intestinal contents Clostridium perfringens; Escherichia coli​​​​; Mycobacterium paratuberculosis (Johne's disease); Salmonella pullorum; Salmonella spp.; Salmonella typhimurium; Shigella spp.; Identification of unknown bacteria Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method PRO-050 (Faecal)

Faeces; Intestinal contents; Swabs Actinomyces spp.; Bacteroides spp.; Bordetella spp.; Corynebacterium spp.; Enterobacter spp.; Escherichia coli​​​​; Fusobacterium spp.; Haemophilus spp.; Klebsiella spp.; Pasteurella spp.; Staphylococcus spp.; Streptococcus spp.; Identification of unknown bacteria Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Microscopic examination; Polymerase chain reaction (PCR); Staining

in-house method PRO-050 (Alimentary)

Foetal specimens; Genital specimens; Milk; Preputial swabs; Preputial wash; Prostatic fluid; Semen; Swabs; Uterine samples Actinomyces pyogenes; Brucella canis; Brucella ovis; Brucella suis; Campylobacter fetus ss. fetus; Campylobacter fetus; Candida albicans; Clostridium spp.​​​​; Corynebacterium renale; Corynebacterium spp.; Escherichia coli​​​​; Haemophilus spp.; Klebsiella spp.; Leptospira interrogans; Nocardia spp.; Pasteurella spp.; Pseudomonas spp.; Staphylococcus aureus; Staphylococcus spp.; Streptococcus equi ss. zooepidemicus; Streptococcus - Alpha-haemolytic; Streptococcus - Beta-haemolytic; Streptococcus group D; Identification of unknown bacteria Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method PRO-050 (Genital)

Actinomyces pyogenes; Brucella canis; Brucella ovis; Brucella suis; Campylobacter fetus ss. fetus; Campylobacter fetus; Candida albicans; Clostridium spp.​​​​; Corynebacterium renale; Corynebacterium spp.; Escherichia coli​​​​; Haemophilus spp.; Klebsiella spp.; Leptospira interrogans; Nocardia spp.; Pasteurella spp.; Pseudomonas spp.; Staphylococcus aureus; Staphylococcus spp.; Streptococcus equi ss. zooepidemicus; Streptococcus - Alpha-haemolytic; Streptococcus - Beta-haemolytic; Streptococcus group D; Identification of unknown bacteria Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method PRO-050 (Genital)

Milk; Swabs; Tissues Brucella abortus; Brucella canis; Brucella ovis; Brucella spp.; Brucella suis; Identification of unknown bacteria Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house methods TM-004 and PRO-050

Tissues; Whole blood Bacillus anthracis Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method PRO-050 (3.8.1)

Detection and identification of bacteriaFor production animals Milk Identification of bacteria causing mastitis Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method PRO-050 (3.2)

Detection and identification of bacteriaFor production avian species Faeces; Intestinal contents; Swabs; Tissues Salmonella spp. Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Microscopic examination in-house method 13-04-029
Detection and identification of fungi and mouldsFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, zoo animals, wildlife, equine species and avian species Fluids; Hair; Nails; Scabs; Skin; Swabs; Tissues Candida spp.; Cryptococcus spp.; Dermatophytes; Identification of unknown fungi Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method PRO-050

Detection and identification of other microorganismsFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, zoo animals, wildlife, equine species and avian species Bone; Swabs; Synovial fluid Mycoplasma spp. Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining in-house method PRO-050 (Skeletal)
Brain tissue; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Conjunctiva; Corneal material; Spinal cord Mycoplasma spp. Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining in-house method PRO-050 (Nervous)
Bronchial washings; Lung; Swabs; Tracheal washes Mycoplasma spp. Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining in-house method PRO-050 (Respiratory) (swabs - nasal and sinus)
Faeces; Intestinal contents; Swabs Mycoplasma spp. Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Microscopic examination; Polymerase chain reaction (PCR); Staining in-house method PRO-050 (Alimentary) (oral and pharyngeal swabs)
Foetal specimens; Genital specimens; Milk; Preputial swabs; Prostatic fluid; Semen; Swabs; Uterine samples Mycoplasma spp. Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method PRO-050 (Genital) (swabs - vaginal and uterine)

Electron Microscopy

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Animal Health

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Detection and identification of virusesFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, aquatic animals, equine species and avian species Allantoic fluid; Culture materials; Faeces; Fluids; Swabs; Urine Identification of unknown viruses Electron microscopy (EM) - Negative staining; Electron microscopy (EM) - Thin section analysis; Transmission electron microscopy (TEM)

in-house methods TM-014 and TM-013

Human Pathology

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Human Pathology

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Microbiology - Bacteriology - Detection of pathogenic bacteria Bacterial cultures from human specimens Brucella biotype Agglutination

in-house method TM-004

Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (bacteria) Bacterial isolates Brucella spp. PCR - Bruce-Ladder

in-house method TM-004

Microbiology - Molecular biology - Detection, characterisation and/or quantitation of microbial nucleic acids (viruses) Fresh and/or frozen central nervous tissue (including brain, spinal cord and/or salivary glands) Hendra virus Roche Taqman RT PCR

in-house method TM-053

Rabies and rabies related lyssaviruses Rabies and Lyssaviruses conventional PCR; Roche Taqman RT PCR

in-house method TM-043

Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Serum Hendra virus Fluorescent antibody virus neutralisation test; Serum neutralisation in-house method TM-076
Nipah virus Fluorescent antibody virus neutralisation test; Serum neutralisation in-house method TM-098
Rabies related lyssaviruses Fluorescent antibody virus neutralisation test; Serum neutralisation

in-house method TM-104

Microbiology - Virology - Detection of pathogenic viruses Brain tissue; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Salivary gland; Serum; Skin Rabies virus; Rabies related lyssaviruses Fluorescent antibody test; Virus isolation

in-house method TM-173

Innocuity

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Media Products

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Testing for sterility and freedom from contamination of biological materials intended for veterinary use - Innocuity Raw materials of animal origin Adenovirus; African horse sickness virus; African swine fever (ASF) virus ; Akabane virus; Avian adenovirus; Avian influenza; Bluetongue virus (BTV); Border disease virus; Bovine ephemeral fever virus; Bovine herpes mammillitis virus (BHV-2); Bovine herpes virus type 4 (Movar virus); Bovine parvovirus; Bovine respiratory syncytial virus; Bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVDV); Canine adenovirus 1; Canine adenovirus 2; Canine distemper virus; Canine parvovirus; Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (Mycoplasma capricolum ss. capripneumoniae, previously F38 mycoplasma); Contagious pustular dermatitis (Orf); Epizootic haemorrhagic disease virus; Epizootic lymphangitis (Histoplasma capsulatum var. farciminosum); Equine arteritis virus; Equine encephalomyelitis virus; Equine herpes virus type 1; Equine herpes virus type 2; Equine herpes virus type 3; Equine herpes virus type 4; Equine influenza virus; Feline calicivirus; Feline panleukopenia virus; Feline rhinotracheitis virus; Foot and mouth disease virus (FMD); Haemagglutinating encephalomyelitis virus; Horse pox virus; Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis virus; Infectious bronchitis virus; Infectious bursal disease virus; Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV); Lumpy skin disease virus (LSDV); Maedi visna virus (MVV); Newcastle disease virus (NDV); Ornithobacterium rhinotracheale; Ovine/caprine pox virus; Parainfluenza virus type 3; Porcine enterovirus; Porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus; Porcine parvovirus; Rabies virus; Rift Valley fever virus; Rinderpest virus; Rotavirus; Suid herpesvirus 1 (Aujeszky's disease virus); Swine influenza virus; Swine pox virus; Swine vesicular disease virus; Turkey rhinotracheitis virus; Vesicular stomatitis virus; West Nile virus; Exclusion of Mycoplasma; Exclusion of Rickettsia; Exclusion of fungi Bacterial culture - Biphasic medium, mycoplasma broth; Dark field microscopy; Embryonated egg culture; Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA); Fluorescent antibody test; Haemagglutination; Indirect fluorescent antibody; PCR - 16S Universal; PCR - Quantitative (qPCR); Polymerase chain reaction (PCR); Virus isolation

European Pharmacopoeia, USDA 9CFR regulations, OIE Chapter 1.1.9 and in-house methods TM-020, TM-021, TM-200

Molecular

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Animal Health

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Detection and identification of virusesFor avian species Allantoic fluid; Faeces; Swabs; Tissues Pigeon paramyoxovirus PCR - Quantitative (qPCR)

in-house method TM-057

Detection and identification of virusesFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, aquatic animals, equine species and avian species Brain tissue; Culture materials; Serum; Tissues Rabies PCR - Hemi-nested

in-house method TM-043

Detection and identification of virusesFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, zoo animals, wildlife, equine species and avian species Allantoic fluid; Faeces; Swabs; Tissues Avian influenza type A; Influenza virus PCR - Quantitative (qPCR)

in-house method TM-046

Culture materials Australian bat lyssavirus (ABLV) PCR - Quantitative (qPCR)

in-house method TM-045

Culture materials; Faeces; Swabs; Tissues Newcastle disease virus (NDV) PCR - Quantitative (qPCR); Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

in-house method TM-041

Detection and identification of virusesFor equine species Allantoic fluid; Faeces; Swabs; Tissues Hendra virus; Nipah virus PCR - Quantitative (qPCR); Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

in-house method TM-053

Swabs; Tissues Equine influenza virus H3 gene PCR - Quantitative (qPCR)

in-house method TM-048

Detection and identification of virusesFor production animals (cloven hoofed) Skin Foot and mouth disease virus (FMD) PCR - Quantitative (qPCR) - Reverse transcription; Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in-house method TM-044
Detection and identification of virusesFor production animals (porcine) Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Serum; Swabs; Tissues African swine fever (ASF) virus PCR - Quantitative (qPCR) in-house method TM-204
Detection and identification of virusesFor production animals Allantoic fluid; Culture materials; Tissues; Whole blood Bluetongue virus (BTV) Genotyping; PCR - Quantitative (qPCR); Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

in-house methods TM-051 and TM-190

Molecular analysis - Bioinformatic analysis and interpretation DNA sequences Tertiary analysis - Data annotation and interpretation To be determined

in-house methods TM-041, TM-043 and TM-053

Molecular analysis - Sequencing PCR product Hendra virus nucleotide sequence - M gene; Hendra virus nucleotide sequence - P gene; Lyssavirus genotype; Lyssavirus sequence identity; Newcastle disease sequence identity - Fusion (F) gene sequence pathotyping Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in-house methods TM-041, TM-043 and TM-053
Pathology

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Animal Health

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Examination of biopsy material Tissues Histological examination Histopathology; Immunohistochemistry; Macroscopic examination; Microscopic examination

in-house methods TM-019 and TM-018

Examination of biopsy materialFor production animals (bovine, caprine and ovine) Tissues Prion disease lesions Immunohistochemistry; Microscopic examination

in-house method TM-019, Australian and New Zealand Standard Diagnostic Procedure, Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies, August 2010.

Necropsy services Body; Tissues Gross pathology and collection of sub-samples Anatomical pathology; Microscopic examination in-house method TM-017
Sequencing

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Animal Health

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Molecular analysis - Bioinformatic analysis and interpretation DNA sequences Primary analysis - Conversion of instrument file to FASTQ or FASTA file; Reporting; Secondary analysis - Alignment and variant calling; Tertiary analysis - Data annotation and interpretation Analysis of DNA alignment; DNA alignment to reference sequence; To be determined

in-house method TM-058

Molecular analysis - Sequencing Extracted DNA Influenza A virus pathotyping; Influenza A virus subtyping Sanger sequencing in-house method TM-058
Serology

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Animal Health

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for transmissible animal diseases under the European Union Directives for Animal Health Ovine reproductive material Epizootic haemorrhagic disease virus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA); Serum neutralisation

OIE Manual of Diagnostic Tests and Vaccines for Terrestrial Animals. Chapter 3.1.7 (2018) Epizootic haemorrhagic disease

Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Serum Ehrlichia canis Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) in-house method TM-198, EUROIMMUN Anti-Ehrlichia canis ELISA Dog (IgG) kit
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor avian species and production avian species Serum Salmonella gallinarum; Salmonella pullorum Serum agglutination in-house method TM-074
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor avian species Serum Avian pneumovirus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method TM-103 (IDEXX Avian pneumovirus antibody test) 

Avian influenza Agar gel immunodiffusion (AGID) in-house method TM-077
Newcastle disease virus (NDV) Haemagglutination inhibition in-house method TM-080
Salmonella group D Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method TM-108 (Biochek Salmonella group D antibody test kit)

Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor avian, equine and porcine species Serum Influenza A virus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method TM-078

Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor companion animals (canine) Serum Ehrlichia canis Indirect fluorescent antibody

in-house method TM-119

Leishmania spp. Indirect fluorescent antibody in-house methods TM-105
Brucella canis Serum agglutination in-house method TM-073
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor companion animals and production animals Serum Rabies Fluorescent antibody virus neutralisation test

in-house method TM-104

Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, zoo animals, wildlife, equine species and avian species Serum Leptospira canicola antibody Microscopic agglutination

in-house method TM-092

Suid herpesvirus 1 (Aujeszky's disease virus) Serum neutralisation in-house method TM-059, OIE Manual of Diagnostic Tests and Vaccines for Terrestrial Animals. Chapter 3.1.2 (2018) Aujeszky's Disease
Bluetongue virus (BTV); Epizootic haemorrhagic disease virus; Palyam virus (PALV) Agar gel immunodiffusion (AGID)

in-house method TM-107

Trypanosoma evansi Serum agglutination

in-house method TM-089 (card agglutination)

Brucella abortus Complement fixation test (CFT)

in-house method TM-062

Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor equine species, companion animals and wildlife (bat) Serum Hendra virus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method TM-123

Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor equine species Serum Hendra virus soluble G Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method TM-110

West Nile virus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method TM-109

Equine infectious anaemia virus Agar gel immunodiffusion (AGID) in-house method TM-066 (VMRD Equine Infectious Anemia Virus Antibody test kit)
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor production animals (bovine, caprine, ovine, porcine) Serum Foot and mouth disease virus (FMD) Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house methods TM-089 (in-house competition ELISA), TM-121 (PrioCHECK FMDV NS test kit - cattle, sheep, pigs and goats only), TM-067 (in-house liquid phase blocking ELISA) and

TM-102 (in-house competition ELISA for the detection of antibodies to FMDV 3ABC non-structural protein)

Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor production animals (porcine) Serum Nipah virus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) in-house method TM-097
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor production animals and equine species Serum Vesicular stomatitis virus Serum neutralisation in-house method TM-072
Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV); Kunjin virus; Murray Valley encephalitis virus Plaque reduction test

in-house method TM-095

Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor production animals, avian species, production avian species and equine species Serum Avian influenza; Equine influenza virus; Swine influenza virus Haemagglutination inhibition

in-house method TM-101

Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor production animals, equine species Serum Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method TM-093 (OIE)

Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor production animals Serum Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR) Serum neutralisation in-house method TM-100, OIE Manual of Diagnostic Tests and Vaccines for Terrestrial Animals. Chapter 3.4.11 (2017) - Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis/Infectious Pustular Vulvovaginitis
Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRS) Immunoperoxidase antibody detection test

in-house method TM-070

Epizootic haemorrhagic disease virus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method TM-085

Classical swine fever virus (CSF) Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method TM-112 (IDEXX test kit)

Suid herpesvirus 1 (Aujeszky's disease virus) Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method TM-114 (IDEXX Pseudorabies virus gB antibody ELISA test kit)

Infectious bursal disease virus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method TM-079

Bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVDV) Serum neutralisation in-house method TM-063
Flavivirus group Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method TM-090

Porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method TM-120 (IDVet test kit)

Maedi visna virus (MVV) Agar gel immunodiffusion (AGID) in-house method TM-060 (Maeditect AHVLA Antibody test kit)
Classical swine fever virus (CSF) Fluorescent antibody virus neutralisation test; Neutralising peroxidase linked assay

in-house method TM-069, OIE Manual of Diagnostic Tests and Vaccines for Terrestrial Animals Chapter 3.8.3 (2019) - Classical Swine Fever

Bovine ephemeral fever virus Serum neutralisation in-house method TM-082
Brucella abortus antibody Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method TM-061

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

in-house method TM-083

Brucella abortus Rose Bengal plate; Serum agglutination

in-house method TM-122, OIE Manual of Diagnostic Tests and Vaccines for Terrestrial Animals. Chapter 3.1.4 (2018) Brucellosis

Aino virus Serum neutralisation

in-house method TM-094

African swine fever (ASF) virus Indirect fluorescent antibody in-house method 
Bluetongue virus (BTV) Serum neutralisation in-house method TM-084, OIE Manual of Diagnostic Tests and Vaccines for Terrestrial Animals. Chapter 3.1.3 (2014) Bluetongue (infection with bluetongue virus)
Epizootic haemorrhagic disease virus Serum neutralisation in-house method TM-068
Schmallenburg virus Serum neutralisation in-house method TM-111 
Caprine arthritis encephalitis virus; Maedi visna virus (MVV) Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method TM-096

Akabane virus Serum neutralisation in-house method TM-081
Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRS) Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method TM-071 (IDEXX PRRS X3 test kit)

Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor production avian species Serum Influenza A virus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) in-house method TM-192  (IDEXX Influenza A virus antibody test kit)
Virology

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Animal Health

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Detection and identification of viruses Culture materials; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Faeces; Fluids; Semen; Serum; Swabs; Tissues; Urine; Whole blood Foot and mouth disease virus (FMD) Cell culture; Cultural in-house method TM-068
Detection and identification of virusesFor companion animals (canine), production animals (porcine), equine species, avian species, zoo animals and wildlife. Allantoic fluid; Swabs; Tissues Avian influenza; Avian paramyxovirus (APMV); Equine influenza virus; Newcastle disease virus (NDV); Pigeon paramyoxovirus; Swine influenza virus Embryonated egg culture; Haemagglutination inhibition

in-house methods TM-163 and TM-170

Detection and identification of virusesFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, zoo animals, wildlife, aquatic animals, equine species and avian species Brain tissue; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Salivary gland; Serum; Skin; Tissues Australian bat lyssavirus (ABLV); Rabies Cell culture; Cultural; Indirect fluorescent antibody

in-house method TM-173

Tissues; Whole blood Bluetongue virus (BTV) Embryonated egg culture

in-house method TM-161 (Intravenous inoculation)

Detection and identification of virusesFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, zoo animals, wildlife Culture materials; Fluids; Tissues Foot and mouth disease virus serotype A; Foot and mouth disease virus serotype Asia1; Foot and mouth disease virus serotype C; Foot and mouth disease virus serotype O; Foot and mouth disease virus serotype SAT1; Foot and mouth disease virus serotype SAT2; Foot and mouth disease virus serotype SAT3; Swine vesicular disease virus; Vesicular stomatitis virus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method TM-165, OIE Manual of Diagnostic Tests and Vaccines for Terrestrial Animals. Chapter 3.1.8 (2017) Foot and mouth disease

Detection and identification of virusesFor production animals Culture materials; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Faeces; Fluids; Semen; Serum; Swabs; Tissues; Urine; Whole blood Akabane virus; Australian bat lyssavirus (ABLV); Bovine ephemeral fever virus; Classical swine fever virus (CSF); Equine arteritis virus; Foot and mouth disease virus (FMD); Hendra virus; Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV); Murray Valley encephalitis virus; Pestivirus; Porcine circovirus; Porcine parvovirus; Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRS); Ross River virus IgG antibody; West Nile virus; Border disease; Identification of unknown viruses; Rabies; Transmissible gastroenteritis (TGE) Cell culture; Cultural

in-house method TM-167

Detection and identification of virusesFor production avian species Swabs; Tissues Infectious bursal disease virus Embryonated egg culture

in-house method TM-162 (Chorioallantoic membrane inoculation)

Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, zoo animals, wildlife, equine species and avian species Serum Nipah virus Serum neutralisation in-house method TM-098
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor equine species, companion animals and wildlife Serum Hendra virus Serum neutralisation in-house method TM-076

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