IDEXX Laboratories Pty Ltd

Site

Brisbane Laboratory

Accreditation No.

10166

Site No.

10159

Date of Accreditation

17 Oct 1997

Address

3 Overend Street
East Brisbane, QLD 4169
Australia

idexx.com.au

Contact

Ms Louise Camilleri P: +61 (07) 34566002

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

Veterinarian Supervised Laboratory

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Animal Health

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis of excretaFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, aquatic animals, equine and avian species Faeces Occult blood HemaScreen FOB kit

Manufacturers instructions

Urine Specific gravity Refractometry

in-house method URI1

Crystals; Epithelial cells; Erythrocytes (red blood cells, RBC); Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Sediment examination; Yeasts Microscopic examination in-house method URI1
Analysis of excretaFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, aquatic animals, equine species and avian species Urine Bilirubin; Glucose; Ketones; Leucocytes (white blood cells, WBC); Nitrite; Protein; Specific gravity; Urinalysis; Urobilinogen; pH Dipstick

in-house method URI1; manufacturers instructions - Multistix (Siemens) using Clinitek 

Antibiotic sensitivity (susceptibility) testingFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, aquatic animals, equine and avian species Bacterial isolates Zone of growth inhibition Disc diffusion

in-house method MIC1, Antibiotic susceptibility testing by the CDS method - A manual for medical and veterinary laboratories

Blood groupingFor companion animals Whole blood Canine blood groups - DEA; Feline blood groups - AB Agglutination

in-house emthod HAE38; manufacturers instructions - Rapid-Vet test kit

Bone marrow examinationFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, aquatic animals, equine and avian species Bone marrow; Smears Examination of aspirated material Microscopic examination in-house method CYT6
Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studiesFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, aquatic animals, equine and avian species Plasma; Serum Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Alkaline phosphatase; Amylase; Amyloid A; Aspartate aminotransferase; Bicarbonate; Bile acids; Bilirubin - Total; Bromide; Calcium; Chloride; Cholesterol; Creatinine; Creatinine kinase; Fibrinogen; Fructosamine; Glucose; Glutamine dehydrogenase; Lipase; Loxosceles astacin-like protease (LALP); Magnesium; Microprotein; Phosphate; Potassium; Protein - Total; Sodium; Symmetric dimethyl amine; Triglycerides; Urea; Uric acid; β-Hydroxybutyrate; γ-Glutamyltransferase Autoanalyser (AA)

Beckman Coulter AU680

Urine Chloride clearance; Cortisol; Creatinine; Creatinine clearance; Electrolytes; Microprotein; Potassium clearance; Sodium clearance Autoanalyser (AA)

in-house method BIO30; Beckman Coulter AU680

Chemical pathology - Investigation and determination of hepatic, cardiac, bone, skeletal muscle and other profiles and metabolic studiesFor companion animals Fluids; Plasma; Serum; Urine N-Terminal-pro b-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house methods SER106 and SER107; manufacturers instructions - IDEXX test kit

Serum Canine pancreatic lipase; Feline pancreatic lipase Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA); Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - SNAP

in-house method SER115; manufacturers instructions - IDEXX SNAP tests, Spec CPL and Spec FPL ELISA test kits

Cytopathology investigationsFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, aquatic animals, equine and avian species Fluids - Ascites, washes, urine effusions FNA varying sites Cell count; Cell identification Microscopic examination; Staining in-house method CYT18
Detection and identification of bacteria Bacterial isolates Identification of unknown bacteria MALDI-TOF in-house method MIC-072, Library version:
Detection and identification of bacteriaFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, aquatic animals, equine and avian species Abortion material; Bone; Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Clitoral samples; Ear swabs; Faeces; Gastrointestinal tract specimens; Intestinal contents; Milk; Pus; Reproductive tract specimens; Respiratory specimens; Semen; Serum; Skin; Swabs; Synovial membrane; Tissues; Urinary system specimens; Urine; Uterine samples; Whole blood; Wounds Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae; Actinomyces pyogenes; Aeromonas hydrophila; Clostridium perfringens; Corynebacterium spp.; Escherichia coli​​​​ - Haemolytic; Escherichia coli​​​​ - Non-haemolytic; Klebsiella pneumoniae; Pasteurella multocida; Proteus spp.; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Salmonella spp.; Staphylococcus aureus; Staphylococcus intermedius; Streptococcus agalactiae (Streptococcus group B); Streptococcus canis; Streptococcus dysgalactiae ss. equisimilis; Streptococcus equi ss. zooepidemicus; Streptococcus equi; Streptococcus spp.; Streptococcus - Alpha-haemolytic; Streptococcus - Beta-haemolytic; Streptococcus group B; Streptococcus group C; Streptococcus group D; Vibrio alginolyticus; Identification of unknown bacteria Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house methods COR-LAB-MIC-20, MIC1, MIC2, MIC3 and MIC4

Faeces Campylobacter coli; Campylobacter jejuni; Campylobacter spp.; Clostridium perfringens enterotoxic A gene; Salmonella spp. PCR - Quantitative (qPCR)

in-house method

Swabs Bordetella bronchiseptica; Chlamydia felis PCR - Quantitative (qPCR)

in-house methods PCR1 and PCR3

Swabs; Tissues; Urine Campylobacter spp. Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method MIC57

Detection and identification of fungi and mouldsFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, aquatic animals, equine and avian species Nails; Skin; Swabs; Tissues Candida albicans; Cryptococcus neoformans; Dermatophytes; Identification of unknown fungi Cultural; Microscopic examination

in-house methods MIC1, MIC2, MIC3 and MIC4

Detection and identification of other microorganisms Bacterial isolates Mycobacterium spp. MALDI-TOF in-house method MIC-072, Library version:
Detection and identification of other microorganismsFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, aquatic animals, equine and avian species Respiratory specimens; Swabs Mycoplasma felis PCR - Quantitative (qPCR)

in-house method

Detection and identification of parasites and arthropodsFor companion animals, production animals, avian species and equine species Faeces Identification of unknown helminth oocysts, cysts and eggs; Identification of unknown protozoa oocysts, cysts and eggs Faecal floatation in-house method PAR 9
Detection and identification of parasites and arthropodsFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, aquatic animals, equine and avian species Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); Faeces Toxoplasma PCR - Quantitative (qPCR)

in-house method

Faeces Giardia spp. Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - SNAP

in-house method SER167; manufacturers instructions - IDEXX SNAP Test

Giardia spp. PCR - Quantitative (qPCR)

in-house method PAR1

Coccidia oocyst count; Strongylid egg count Microscopic examination

in-house method PAR9 (McMaster / Universal counting chamber)

Fluids; Scrapings Tritrichomonas foetus Cultural

in-house method MIC53 (sheath scrapings and vaginal material)

Detection and identification of parasites and arthropodsFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, equine and avian species Faeces Babesia canis; Capillaria spp.; Eimeria spp.; Giardia cyst; Giardia trophozoites; Isospora spp.; Toxocara spp.; Toxoplasma; Hookworm; Identification of unknown parasites; Nematodes; Tapeworm Microscopic examination; Morphological identification

in-house method PAR-5

Detection and identification of parasites and arthropodsFor companion animals Faeces Cryptosporidium spp. PCR - Quantitative (qPCR)

in-house method (LC 480 Light Cycler)

Serum Toxoplasma Indirect fluorescent antibody; Microscopic agglutination

in-house methods SER36 and IMM5; manufacturers instructions - Virgo test kit and Fumouze Test Kit

Heartworm Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - SNAP

in-house method SER34; manufacturers instructions - IDEXX SNAP test

Detection and identification of virusesFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, aquatic animals, equine and avian species Faeces Parvovirus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - SNAP

in-house method SER32; manufacturers instructions - IDEXX SNAP Test

Detection and identification of virusesFor companion animals Faeces Canine enteric coronavirus; Canine parvovirus 2; Feline coronavirus; Feline panleukopenia virus PCR - Quantitative (qPCR) in-house method (LC480 Light Cycler)
Respiratory specimens; Swabs Feline calicivirus; Feline herpes virus PCR - Quantitative (qPCR)

in-house method

Serum; Swabs; Tissues; Whole blood Canine distemper virus PCR - Quantitative (qPCR)

in-house method

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

in-house method PCR30 (LC 480 Light Cycler, EMAI BTV PCR Kit, NucleoMag VET extraction Kit)

Detection and quantitation of drugs for therapeutic monitoringFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, aquatic animals, equine and avian species Whole blood Phenobarbital Immunoassay

Automated - Immulite 1000

Determination of compatibility of blood donor unitsFor companion animals Whole blood Group checks of patient and donor Cross matching

in house method HAE3 - manual method

Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteinsFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, aquatic animals, equine and avian species Serum Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH); Cortisol; Progesterone; Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH); Thyroxine (T4) - Free Immunoassay

in-house methods END30, END2, END3, END8, END26; Immulite 1000

Determination of hormones and hormone binding proteinsFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, equine species and avian species Serum Thyroxine (T4) Autoanalyser (AA); Spectrophotometry in-house method WI47, BIO30; Beckman coulter AU680
Diagnosis of pregnancyFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, aquatic animals, equine and avian species Serum Progesterone Rapid immunomigration (RIM)

Manufacturers instructions - EVL PMSG One Step kit

Whole blood Pregnancy relaxin Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

Manufacturers instructions - Witness Relaxin test kit

Diagnosis of pregnancyFor production animals Milk; Serum Pregnancy-associated glycoproteins (PAGs) Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house methods SER125 and SER126; manufacturers instructions - IDEXX bovine pregnancy test and bovine milk pregnancy test

Examination of biopsy materialFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, aquatic animals, equine and avian species Tissues Histological examination Histopathology; Microscopic examination in-house methods HIS1 to 37
Haemastasis/coagulation related testingFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, aquatic animals, equine and avian species Plasma Activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT); Prothrombin time (PT) Automated coagulation factor

in-house method HAE22; KC1 coagulation analyzer

Haematology - Full blood examinationFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, aquatic animals, equine and avian species Whole blood Blood film; Leucocyte count (white blood cell count, WBCC); Parasite identification Microscopic examination in-house methods HAE10, HAE40, HAE45
Differential cell count; Erythrocyte count (red blood cell count, RBCC); Haematocrit (packed cell volume, PCV); Haemoglobin (Hb); Leucocyte count (white blood cell count, WBCC); Mean corpuscular haemoglobin (MCH); Mean corpuscular haemoglobin concentration (MCHC); Platelet count; Reticulocyte haemoglobin equivalent (Ret-He) Haematology analyser

Automated - Sysmex XT and Sysmex XN (RET-He only)

Immunoglobulin investigationsFor equine species (foal) Whole blood Immunoglobulin G (IgG) Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - SNAP

in-house method IMM2; manufacturers instructions - IDEXX SNAP test (Foal IgG)

Immunoglobulin investigationsFor production animals (alpaca - cria) Whole blood Immunoglobulin G (IgG) Agar gel immunodiffusion (AGID)

in-house method IMM10; manufacturers instructions - Triple Farms test Kit

Investigation of haemolysis/immunologyFor companion animals Whole blood Canine immune-mediated hemolytic anemia (IMHA); Feline immune-mediated hemolytic anemia (IMHA) Direct antiglobulin Coomb's

in-house method - manual method

Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitation Serum Caprine arthritis encephalitis virus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method SER161; manufacturers instructions

Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor companion animals and production animals Plasma; Serum Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR) Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method SER38; manufacturers instructions - IDEXX Test Kit

Serum Chlamydia spp. Complement fixation test (CFT)

in-house method SER05; manufacturers instructions - R Biopharm test kit

Brucella abortus Complement fixation test (CFT)

in-house method SER154

Brucella abortus antibody Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method SER123; manufacturers instructions - IDEXX Test Kit

Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) antibody Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method SER49; manufacturers instructions - IDEXX Test Kit

Bluetongue virus (BTV); Pestivirus; Epizootic haemorrhagic disease (EHD) Agar gel immunodiffusion (AGID)

in-house methods SER106 and SER107 (EMAI reagents)

Brucella abortus antibody Serum agglutination

in-house method SER9; manufacturers instructions - IDEXX Test Kit

Enzootic bovine leukosis virus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

Manufacturers instructions - IDEXX Test Kit

Brucella ovis Complement fixation test (CFT)

in-house method SER2

Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, aquatic animals, equine and avian species Ear notch; Plasma; Serum Bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVDV) Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method SER51; manufacturers instructions - IDEXX test kit

Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor companion animals Serum; Whole blood Feline immunodeficiency virus antibody; Feline leukaemia virus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) - SNAP

in-house method SER5; manufacturers instructions - IDEXX SNAP test

Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor production animals (bovine) Serum Epizootic haemorrhagic disease (EHD) Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) in-house methods SER150 and SER180, manufacturers instructions - Life Technologies EHD ELISA, LSIVet Ruminant EHDV - Serum Kit, and IDvet-IDScreen EHDV Competition ELISA kit
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor production animals (caprine and ovine) Clotted blood; Whole blood Pestivirus Antigen capture ELISA

in-house method SER129; manufacturers instructions - Synbiotics test kit 

Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor production animals (ovine, caprine) Serum Chlamydia abortus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) in-house method SER-179, manufacturers instructions - IDvet IDScreen Indirect ELISA
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor production animals Serum Bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVDV) Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method SER139; manufacturers instructions - IDEXX test kit

Akabane virus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method SER54; manufacturers instructions - ID Vet test kit, Schmallenberg test kit, IDEXX Ab test kit

Johne's disease Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method SER50; manufacturers instructions - IDEXX test kit, Paracheck test kit, IDvet and IDScreen test kit

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

in-house method SER47; manufacturers instructions - IDEXX test kit, VMRD test kit

Cryptococcus antigen Latex agglutination

in-house method SER33 and SEWR183; manufacturers instructions - Remel test kit

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