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

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 13-06-01-02 

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

Ostreid herpes virus 1 PCR - Quantitative (qPCR); Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in-house method 13-06-01-03
Abalone herpes virus PCR - Quantitative (qPCR); Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

in-house method 13-06-01-04

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 13-04-080-07

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 13-04-069

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 13-04-069 (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 13-04-069 (General)

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

in-house method 13-04-097

Brucella biotype; Salmonella serotype Serum agglutination

in-house method 13-04-069

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 13-04-069 (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 13-04-069 (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 13-04-069 (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 13-04-069 (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 13-04-069 (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 13-04-069 (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 13-04-069 (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 13-04-069 (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 13-04-069 (3.8.3) and 13-04-097

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

in-house method 13-04-069 (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 13-04-069 (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 13-04-069 

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 13-04-069 (Skeletal)
Brain tissue; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Conjunctiva; Corneal material; Spinal cord Mycoplasma spp. Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining in-house method 13-04-069 (Nervous)
Bronchial washings; Lung; Swabs; Tracheal washes Mycoplasma spp. Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining in-house method 13-04-069 (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 13-04-069 (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 13-04-069 (Genital) (swabs - vaginal and uterine)

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 13-04-076-06 and 13-04-076-05 

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 QA/13-4-97

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

in-house method QA/13-4-97

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 QA/13-4-80-23

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

in-house method QA/13-4-80-6

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 QA/13-4-38
Nipah virus Fluorescent antibody virus neutralisation test; Serum neutralisation in-house method QA/13-4-79
Rabies related lyssaviruses Fluorescent antibody virus neutralisation test; Serum neutralisation

in-house method QA/13-4-110

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 QA/13-4-93

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 virus (ASF); 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 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; Epizootic haemorrhagic disease (EHD); 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 13-04-100, 13-04-101 and 13-04-102

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 13-04-080-027

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 13-04-080-06

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 13-04-080-014

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

in-house method 13-04-080-010

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

in-house method 13-04-080-05

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 13-04-080-023

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

in-house method 13-04-080-017

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 QA/13-4-80-9
Detection and identification of virusesFor production animals (porcine) Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Serum; Swabs; Tissues African swine fever virus (ASF) PCR - Quantitative (qPCR) in-house method QA/13-4-80-29
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 13-04-080-020 and 13-04-080-05-020 

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

in-house methods 13-04-080-05, 13-04-080-06 and 13-04-080-023

Molecular analysis - Sequencing PCR product Hendra virus nucleotide sequence - M gene; Hendra virus nucleotide sequence - P gene; Lyssavirus sequence identity; Lyssavirus genotype; Newcastle disease sequence identity - Fusion (F) gene sequence pathotyping Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in-house methods 13-04-080-05, 13-04-080-06 and 13-04-080-023

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 13-04-096 and 13-04-068 

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

in-house method 13-04-096, 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 13-04-035

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 13-04-080-146

Molecular analysis - Sequencing Extracted DNA Influenza A virus pathotyping; Influenza A virus subtyping Sanger sequencing in-house method 13-04-080-146

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 (EHD) 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) 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 13-04-028
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 13-04-109 (IDEXX Avian pneumovirus antibody test) 

Avian influenza Agar gel immunodiffusion (AGID) in-house method 13-04-039
Newcastle disease virus (NDV) Haemagglutination inhibition in-house method 13-04-045 
Salmonella group D Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method 13-04-114 (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 13-04-040

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 13-04-147

Leishmania spp. Indirect fluorescent antibody in-house methods 13-04-111
Brucella canis Serum agglutination in-house method 13-04-025
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 13-04-110

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 13-04-079
Leptospira canicola antibody Microscopic agglutination

in-house method 13-04-067

Suid herpesvirus 1 (Aujeszky's disease virus) Serum neutralisation in-house method 13-04-02, OIE Manual of Diagnostic Tests and Vaccines for Terrestrial Animals. Chapter 3.1.2 (2018) Aujeszky's Disease
Bluetongue virus (BTV); Palyam virus (PALV); Epizootic haemorrhagic disease (EHD) Agar gel immunodiffusion (AGID)

in-house method 13-04-113

Trypanosoma evansi Serum agglutination

in-house method 13-04-062 (card agglutination)

Brucella abortus Complement fixation test (CFT)

in-house method 13-04-06

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 methods 13-04-153 and 13-04-037

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 13-04-038
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor equine species Serum Equine infectious anaemia virus Agar gel immunodiffusion (AGID) in-house method 13-04-012 (VMRD Equine Infectious Anemia Virus Antibody test kit)
African horse sickness virus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method 13-04-064, OIE Manual of Diagnostic Tests and Vaccines for Terrestrial Animals. Chapter 2.5.1 (2013) African Horse Sickness

West Nile virus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method 13-04-116

Hendra virus soluble G Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method 13-04-124

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 13-04-089 (in-house competition ELISA), 13-04-150 (PrioCHECK FMDV NS test kit - cattle, sheep, pigs and goats only), 13-04-013 (in-house liquid phase blocking ELISA) and

13-04-105 (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 13-04-078
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor production animals and equine species Serum Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV); Kunjin virus; Murray Valley encephalitis virus Plaque reduction test

in-house method 13-04-072

Vesicular stomatitis virus Serum neutralisation in-house method 13-04-021
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 13-04-103

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 13-04-070 (OIE)

Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor production animals Serum Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (Mycoplasma mycoides) Complement fixation test (CFT) in-house method 13-04-009
Bovine ephemeral fever virus Serum neutralisation in-house method 13-04-051
Maedi visna virus (MVV) Agar gel immunodiffusion (AGID) in-house method 13-04-060 (Maeditect AHVLA Antibody test kit)
Epizootic haemorrhagic disease (EHD) Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method 13-04-056

Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR) Serum neutralisation in-house method 13-04-091, OIE Manual of Diagnostic Tests and Vaccines for Terrestrial Animals. Chapter 3.4.11 (2017) - Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis/Infectious Pustular Vulvovaginitis
Akabane virus Serum neutralisation in-house method 13-04-050
Bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVDV) Serum neutralisation in-house method 13-04-008
Porcine epidemic diarrhoea virus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method QM-13-04-149 (ID vet test kit)

Flavivirus group Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method 13-04-063

Epizootic haemorrhagic disease (EHD) Serum neutralisation in-house method 13-04-058
African swine fever virus (ASF) Indirect fluorescent antibody in-house method 
Brucella abortus Rose Bengal plate; Serum agglutination

in-house method 13-04-152, OIE Manual of Diagnostic Tests and Vaccines for Terrestrial Animals. Chapter 3.1.4 (2018) Brucellosis

Brucella abortus antibody Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method 13-04-04

Classical swine fever virus (CSF) Fluorescent antibody virus neutralisation test; Neutralising peroxidase linked assay

in-house method 13-04-015, OIE Manual of Diagnostic Tests and Vaccines for Terrestrial Animals Chapter 3.8.3 (2019) - Classical Swine Fever

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

in-house method 13-04-053

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

in-house method 13-04-126 (IDEXX test kit)

Aino virus Serum neutralisation

in-house method 13-04-071

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

in-house method 13-04-128 (IDEXX Pseudorabies virus gB antibody ELISA test kit)

Bluetongue virus (BTV) Serum neutralisation in-house method 13-04-055, OIE Manual of Diagnostic Tests and Vaccines for Terrestrial Animals. Chapter 3.1.3 (2014) Bluetongue (infection with bluetongue virus)
Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRS) Immunoperoxidase antibody detection test

in-house method 13-04-017

Schmallenburg virus Serum neutralisation in-house method 13-04-125, 
Infectious bursal disease (IBD) Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method 13-04-041

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

in-house method 13-04-077

Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRS) Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method 13-04-018 (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)

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 13-04-014
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 1; Equine influenza virus; Newcastle disease virus (NDV); Swine influenza virus Embryonated egg culture; Haemagglutination inhibition

in-house methods 13-04-074 and 13-04-119

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 13-04-093

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

in-house method 13-04-054 (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 Asia1; Foot and mouth disease virus serotype O; Foot and mouth disease virus serotype A; Foot and mouth disease virus serotype C; 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 13-04-088, 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 13-04-106

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

in-house method 13-04-073 (Chorioallantoic membrane inoculation)

Examination of biopsy materialFor production animals (bovine, caprine and ovine) Tissues Prion disease protein Western blot in-house method 13-04-082 (Prionics-Check WESTERN kit)

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