Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development

Site

DPIRD Diagnostics and Laboratory Services, Animal Pathology – DDLS – AP

Accreditation No.

13724

Site No.

13717

Date of Accreditation

03 Aug 1999

Address

3 Baron-Hay Court
South Perth, WA 6151
Australia

agric.wa.gov.au/ddls-animal-pathology

Contact

Mr Troy Adriansz P: +61 (08) 93683764

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

Veterinarian Supervised Laboratory

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Animal Health

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Examination of biopsy material Tissues Prion disease lesions Microscopic examination The Australian  and New Zealand standard diagnostic procedure (ANZSDP) for transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs), August 2010.
Histological examination Histopathology; Immunohistochemistry; Macroscopic examination; Microscopic examination; Special stains

in-house methods PTP-04, PTP-05, PTW-01, PTW-04 (gross exam), PTP-08, PTP-09 (microscopic exam), FHP-15

Immunohistochemistry investigation Tissues Bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVDV); Chlamydia spp.; Porcine circovirus type 2; Distemper Frozen section; Paraffin section

in-house methods IHC-1, IHC-3 and IHC-2

Necropsy services Body; Tissues Gross pathology and collection of sub-samples Anatomical pathology; Microscopic examination

in-house methods PTP-4, PTP-5, PTW-01, PTW-04, FHP-11, FHP-12, FHP-13 and FHP-2

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, aquatic animals, wildlife, equine species and avian species Tissues Identification of unknown viruses Transmission electron microscopy (TEM)

in-house methods EMM-1, EMM-2, EMM-5, EMM-6, EMM-7, EMM-8, EMM-9, EMM-10, EMM-11, EMM-12, EMM-13, EMM-14, EMM-15 and EMM-16

Fixatives include: glutaraldehyde, osmium tetraoxide, 

Stains include: tol blue, uranyl acetate, lead citrate, negative staining, 

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Agribusiness

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for insect infestation Agricultural materials; Insect skin casts; Insect specimens; Larvae; Pupae Khapra beetle; Warehouse beetle Microscopic examination; PCR - Quantitative (qPCR); Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in-house method MBM-026 

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Animal Health

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Detection and identification of bacteria Faeces Mycobacterium paratuberculosis (Johne's disease) PCR - Quantitative (qPCR); Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in-house method MBM-025
Faeces; Swabs; Tissues; Whole blood Clostridium botulinum type C toxin; Clostridium botulinum type D toxin PCR - Quantitative (qPCR); Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in-house method MBM-027
Detection and identification of bacteriaFor production animals Bacterial isolates; Faeces; Swabs; Tissues Mycobacterium bovis PCR - Quantitative (qPCR); PCR - Quantitative (qPCR) - Multiplex; Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

in-house methods MYM-TB5, MYM-TB10 and MYW-15

Mycobacterium paratuberculosis (Johne's disease); Mycobacterium paratuberculosis (Johne’s disease) type 1; Mycobacterium paratuberculosis (Johne’s disease) type 2 PCR - Quantitative (qPCR); PCR - Quantitative (qPCR) - Multiplex; Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

in-house methods MYM-TB6 and MYM-TB3

Detection and identification of parasites and arthropods Fresh or preserved parasites Screw worm fly PCR - Quantitative (qPCR); Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in-house method MBM-028
Detection and identification of viruses Faeces; Swabs; Tissues; Whole blood Avian influenza H5 genome; Avian influenza H7; Bluetongue virus (BTV); Foot and mouth disease virus (FMD); Hendra virus; Influenza A virus; Newcastle disease virus (NDV) PCR - Quantitative (qPCR) - Reverse transcription; Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in-house methods MBM-001, MBM-002, MBM-003, MBM-004, MBM-005
Whole blood Ovine herpes virus 2 (malignant catarrhal fever) Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

in-house method VIM-11

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Animal Health

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Detection and identification of parasites and arthropods Faeces; Fluids; Urine Identification of unknown helminth oocysts, cysts and eggs; Identification of unknown protozoa oocysts, cysts and eggs Faecal floatation; Microscopic examination

in-house methods VIM-19 and VIM-32 (concentration flotation, centrifugal flotation)

Fresh or preserved parasites Tropilaelaps mite; Varroa mite; Braula fly Microscopic examination in-house method VIM-37
Detection and identification of parasites and arthropodsFor production animals Faeces Cryptosporidium spp. Immunochromatography in-house method VIM-36
Coccidia oocyst count; Moniezia egg count; Nematodirus egg count; Strongylid egg count; Strongyloides egg count; Trichuris egg count Microscopic examination

in-house method VIM-18

Elaphostrongylus cervi larvae; Lungworm larvae Baermann technique

Australian standard diagnostic technique (ASDT), in-house method VIM-29

Liver fluke; Stomach fluke Sedimentation

Department of Food and Agriculture approved fluke egg sedimentation test (FEST) procedure, in-house method VIM-17

Cryptosporidium oocyst; Giardia cyst; Giardia oocyst; Giardia trophozoites Direct immunofluorescence; Microscopic examination

in-house method VIM-26

Haemonchus contortus eggs Direct immunofluorescence; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method VIM-28 (Lectin stain)

Faeces; Fluids; Urine Chabertia larvae; Cooperia larvae; Haemonchus larvae; Hyostrongylus larvae; Oesophagostomum larvae; Ostertagia larvae; Strongylus larvae; Triodontophorus larvae Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method VIM-25 (larval differentiation)

Faeces; Intestinal contents; Scrapings Identification of unknown parasites Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house methods VIM-33 (formol ether concentration), VIM-34 (giemsa and Diff-Quik® stains)

Muscle; Scrapings; Tissues Identification of unknown parasites Microscopic agglutination; Microscopic examination

in-house method VIM-30

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Animal Health

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis of non-clinical samples for microorganisms Fines; Grains; Grass; Hay; Seeds Rathayibacter toxicus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house methods IMM-1 (standard ELISA), IMM-2 (short ELISA) and IMM-12 (quick ELISA)

Detection and identification of bacteriaFor production animals Serum Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house methods IMM-6 (toxin antibody) and IMM-7 (cell wall)

Detection and identification of bacteriacompanion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, aquatic animals, equine species, avian species and apiculture Smears; Tissues Chlamydia spp. Indirect fluorescent antibody

in-house method VIM 10.1

Detection and identification of parasites and arthropodsFor production animals Faeces Liver fluke Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

Manufacturers instructions - Bio-X Diagnostics kit

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, equine species and avian species Serum Clostridium perfringens type E Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house method IMM-10

Manufacturers Instructions - BioX Diaignostics

Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor production animals, production avian species, equine species and avian species Plasma; Serum Akabane virus; Bluetongue virus (BTV); Bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVDV); Caprine arthritis encephalitis virus; Douglas virus; Hendra virus; Influenza A virus; Mycoplasma ovis (Eperythrozoon ovis) antibody; Peaton virus; Sabo virus; Sathuperi virus; Schmallenburg virus; Shamoda virus; Simbu virus; Tinaroo virus group-reactive; Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR); Mucosal disease Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house methods VIM-2.27 (AKA - IDVet kit), VIM-2.26 (BTV - IDEXX and IDVet kits), VIM-2.20 (BVDV - IDEXX kit), VIM-2.11B (CAE - VMRD kit), VIM - (Simbu - IDEXX Schmallenberg kit), VIM-2.29 (Hendra - in-house method), VIM-2.17 (Influenza A - AAHL kit, equine, avian and porcine), IMM-8 (m.ovis - in-house method), VIM-2.25 (IBR - IDVet kit)

Epizootic haemorrhagic disease virus; Equine infectious anaemia virus Agar gel immunodiffusion (AGID)

in-house method VIM-2

Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor production animals Bulk milk; Milk; Plasma; Serum Bovine leukaemia virus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house methods VIM2.15 and VIM2.13B 

 Manufacturers instructions - Synbiotics kits

Serum Brucella abortus antibody; Brucella melitensis antibody; Brucella suis antibody Serum agglutination

Australian standard diagnostic technique (ASDT) and in-house method SEM-3

Brucella abortus; Brucella melitensis; Brucella ovis; Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) antibody; Johne's disease Complement fixation test (CFT)

Australian standard diagnostic technique (ASDT) and in-house method SEM-7

Brucella abortus antibody; Brucella melitensis antibody; Brucella suis antibody Rose Bengal plate

Australian standard diagnostic technique (ASDT) and in-house method SEM-4

Bovine venereal campylobacteriosis; Neospora caninum antibody Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house methodd IMM-5 (BVC), SEM-9 (Neospora canimum Ab)

Johne's disease Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

in-house methods SEM-6a and SEM-6b

Manufacturers instructions: IDEXX screen and verification kits (Bovine), Prionics Paracheck screen kit (Bovine/Ovine/Caprine)

Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor production avian species and avian species Plasma; Serum Egg drop syndrome virus; Newcastle disease virus (NDV) Haemagglutination inhibition

in-house method VIM-4

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Animal Health

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis of non-clinical samples for microorganisms Animal feeds Clostridium botulinum type C toxin; Clostridium botulinum type D toxin Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) in-house method SEM-14
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor production animals, avian species Serum; Tissues Clostridium botulinum type C toxin; Clostridium botulinum type D toxin Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) in-house method SEM-14
Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor production animals Serum Clostridium botulinum type C toxin; Clostridium botulinum type D toxin Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) in-house method IMM-4

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Animal Health

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for transmissible animal diseases under the European Union Directives for Animal Health Equine reproductive material Equine arteritis virus; Equine infectious anaemia Virus isolation Australian and New Zealand standard diagnostic procedure (ANZSDP), World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) methods
Detection and identification of virusesfor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, equine species and avian species Serum; Swabs; Tissues Akabane virus; Bovine ephemeral fever virus; Equine arteritis virus; Equine herpes virus; Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis virus; Parainfluenza virus type 3; Pestivirus; Identification of unknown viruses Cell culture; Virus isolation

Australian and New Zealand standard diagnostic procedure (ANZSDP), in-house methods VIM-6.1 and VIM-6.2, World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)

Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor production animals, production avian species, equine species and avian species Plasma; Serum Aino virus; Akabane virus; Ephemeral fever virus; Equine arteritis virus; Equine herpes virus type 1; Parainfluenza virus type 3; Ross River virus; Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR); Mucosal disease Serum neutralisation

in-house method VIM-3

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Animal Health

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis of non-clinical samples for microorganisms Mulch Escherichia coli serotyping; Escherichia coli​​​​; Salmonella spp.; Salmonella serotype Biochemical; Biochemical - Automated (VITEK); Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

AS 5013.3, AS 5013.15, ISO 4831, ISO 7251

in-house method BAM-22

Escherichia coli serotyping; Escherichia coli​​​​ Biochemical; Biochemical - Automated (VITEK); Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

AS 5013.3, AS 5013.15, ISO 4831, ISO 7251, in-house method BAM-22

Analysis of non-clinical samples for microorganismsFor avian species Animal feeds; Chick paper; Waters Salmonella spp. Biochemical; Biochemical - Automated (VITEK); Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method BAM-18

Antibiotic sensitivity (susceptibility) testing Bacterial isolates; Fungal isolates Zone of growth inhibition Disc diffusion

Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI),  Australian and New Zealand standard diagnostic procedure (ANZSDP), in-house method BAM-4

Detection and identification of bacteria Bacterial isolates Identification of unknown bacteria MALDI-TOF work instruction BAW 4.1 (MBT 7854 MSP Library)
Detection and identification of bacteriaFor aquatic animals Bacterial isolates; Swabs; Tissues Aerococcus viridans; Aeromonas caviae; Aeromonas hydrophila; Aeromonas salmonicida; Aeromonas sobria; Aeromonas spp.; Aphanomyces astaci; Carnobacterium piscicola (Carnobacterium maltaromaticum, Lactobacillus piscicola, Lactobacillus maltaromaticum); Citrobacter freundii; Clostridium botulinum; Edwardsiella ictaluri; Edwardsiella tarda; Enterococcus seriolicida; Eubacterium tarantellae; Flavobacterium branchiophilum; Mycobacterium fortuitum; Mycobacterium marinum; Nocardia spp.; Photobacterium damselae ss. damselae (Vibrio damselae ss. damselae); Photobacterium damselae ss. piscicida (Pasteurella piscicida); Pseudomonas anguilliseptica; Pseudomonas fluorescens; Staphylococcus delphini; Streptococcus agalactiae (Streptococcus group B); Tenacibaculum maritimum (Flexibacter maritimum); Vagococcus salmoninarum; Vibrio alginolyticus; Vibrio furnissii; Vibrio harveyi; Vibrio jasicida; Vibrio mimicus; Vibrio ordalii; Vibrio owensii; Vibrio parahaemolyticus; Vibrio penaeicida; Vibrio proteolyticus; Vibrio rotiferianus; Vibrio salmonicida; Vibrio splendidus; Vibrio tapetis; Vibrio tasmaniaensis; Vibrio tubiashii; Vibrio vulnificus biotype 2; Yersinia ruckeri; Identification of unknown bacteria Biochemical; Biochemical - Automated (VITEK); Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method BAM-9 (Aquatic culture)

Detection and identification of bacteriaFor bees/apiculture Honey; Larval smear Ascosphaera apis - Chalk brood 1; Ascosphaera apis - Chalk brood 2; Melissococcus plutonius; Nosema apis; Nosema ceranae; Paenibacillus larvae; Identification of unknown bacteria Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method BAM-5

Detection and identification of bacteriaFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, aquatic animals, equine and avian species, bees/apiculture Bacterial isolates Escherichia coli​​​​; Coliforms; Plate count Cultural

in-house method BAM-7

Bacterial isolates; Swabs; Tissues Actinobaculum suis (Eubacterium suis); Actinomyces bovis; Bacteroides fragilis; Bacteroides melaninogenicus; Brachyspira hampsonii; Brachyspira hyodysenteriae; Brachyspira pilosicoli; Clostridium chauvoei; Clostridium novyi; Clostridium perfringens; Clostridium septicum; Clostridium sordellii; Clostridium spiroforme; Clostridium sporogenes; Clostridium spp.​​​​; Fusobacterium necrophorum; Fusobacterium nucleatum; Fusobacterium russii; Peptoniphilus indolicus (Peptostreptococcus indolicus); Porphyromonas asaccharolytica; Porphyromonas levii (Bacteroides levii); Prevotella heparinolytica; Prevotella melaninogenica; Identification of unknown bacteria Biochemical; Biochemical - Automated (VITEK); Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method BAM-2

Swabs; Tissues Mycobacterium bovis; Mycobacterium paratuberculosis (Johne's disease); Mycobacterium spp. Cultural; Microscopic examination

in-house methods MYM-TB1, MYM-JD1, MYM-JD7, MYM-JD8, BAM-13

Detection and identification of bacteriaFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, aquatic animals, equine species, avian species Abortion material; Reproductive tract specimens Campylobacter fetus ss. fetus; Campylobacter fetus ss. venerealis (Cfv); Identification of unknown bacteria Biochemical; Biochemical - Automated (VITEK); Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method BAM-15 (breeding screen)

Bacterial isolates; Respiratory specimens; Swabs; Tissues Pasteurella spp.; Streptococcus equi; Identification of unknown bacteria Biochemical; Biochemical - Automated (VITEK); Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method BAM-16

Bacterial isolates; Swabs; Tissues Rhodococcus equi Biochemical; Biochemical - Automated (VITEK); Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method BAM-10

Burkholderia pseudomallei; Pseudomonas mallei Biochemical; Biochemical - Automated (VITEK); Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method BAM-6

Detection and identification of bacteriaFor laboratory animals Bacterial isolates; Swabs; Tissues Bordetella bronchiseptica; Corynebacterium kutcheri; Klebsiella pneumoniae; Pasteurella multocida; Pasteurella pneumotropica; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Salmonella enterica serovar typhimurium; Staphylococcus aureus; Streptobacillus moniliformis; Streptococcus pneumoniae; Streptococcus pyogenes; Identification of unknown bacteria Biochemical; Biochemical - Automated (VITEK); Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method BAM-11 (laboratory animal screening)

Detection and identification of bacteriaFor production animals Milk Achromobacter spp.; Acinetobacter spp.; Actinomyces spp.; Aerococcus viridans; Aeromonas spp.; Bacillus cereus; Bacillus spp.; Chryseobacterium spp.; Citrobacter spp.; Corynebacterium spp.; Enterobacter spp.; Enterococcus spp.; Escherichia coli​​​​; Ewingella spp.; Flavobacterium spp.; Hafnia alvei; Klebsiella oxytoca; Klebsiella pneumoniae; Kocuria spp.; Lactobacillus spp.; Leuconostoc spp.; Micrococcus spp.; Pantoea spp.; Prototheca spp.; Pseudomonas spp.; Serratia spp.; Staphylococcus aureus; Streptococcus agalactiae (Streptococcus group B); Vagococcus spp.; Identification of unknown bacteria Biochemical; Biochemical - Automated (VITEK); Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method BAM-23 (milk hygiene testing)

Detection and identification of bacteriaFor production animals Bacterial isolates; Swabs; Tissues Brachyspira hyodysenteriae; Brachyspira innocens; Brachyspira murdochii; Brachyspira pilosicoli; Campylobacter coli; Campylobacter fetus; Campylobacter jejuni; Clostridium perfringens; Escherichia coli​​​​; Lawsonia spp.; Salmonella spp.; Yersinia enterocolitica; Yersinia pseudotuberculosis Biochemical; Biochemical - Automated (VITEK); Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method BAM-8

Bacillus anthracis Biochemical; Biochemical - Automated (VITEK); Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method BAM-3

Milk Enterobacter aerogenes; Escherichia coli​​​​; Klebsiella pneumoniae; Peptoniphilus indolicus (Peptostreptococcus indolicus); Staphylococcus aureus; Streptococcus agalactiae (Streptococcus group B); Streptococcus equi; Streptococcus pneumoniae; Streptococcus pyogenes; Streptococcus uberis; Trueperella pyogenes; Identification of bacteria causing mastitis Biochemical; Biochemical - Automated (VITEK); Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method BAM-12 (mastitis culture)

Detection and identification of bacteriaFor zoo animals Bacterial isolates; Faeces; Swabs; Tissues Campylobacter spp.; Escherichia coli​​​​; Salmonella spp.; Shigella spp.; Yersinia spp.; Identification of unknown bacteria Biochemical; Biochemical - Automated (VITEK); Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method BAM-21 (zoo animal testing)

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, bees/apiculture Fungal isolates; Hair; Nails; Scabs; Skin; Swabs; Tissues Absidia spp.; Aspergillus flavus; Aspergillus fumigatus; Candida albicans; Cryptococcus gattii; Cryptococcus neoformans; Microsporum spp.; Mortierella spp.; Mucor spp.; Rhizomucor; Rhizopus; Trichophyton spp.; Identification of unknown fungi Biochemical - Automated (VITEK); Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house method BAM-14

Detection and identification of other microorganismsFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, wildlife, aquatic animals, equine and avian species, bees/apiculture Swabs; Tissues Mycoplasma spp. Cultural; Microscopic examination in-house method BAM-13
Mycoplasma spp.; Blue green algae (Cyanobacteria) Cultural; Microscopic examination

in-house methods BAM-13 and BAM-19

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Animal Health

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for trace elements Plasma; Tissues; Whole blood Copper; Zinc Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) - Flame; Spectrophotometry

in-house methods NTM-21 and NTM-52

Selenium Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) - Flame

in-house method NTM-24

Tissues Lead Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) - Flame

in-house method NTM-26

Cadmium Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) - Flame

in-house method NTM-25

Whole blood Lead Electrode stripping voltammetry (ESA) in-house method NTW-62
Analysis of non-clinical samples for residues and contaminants Animal feeds Amino acids; Retinol (vitamin A); Tocopherol (vitamin E) HPLC

in-house methods NTR-17 (amino acids), NTM-31 (vit A & E)

Fatty acids - Total Gas liquid chromatography (GLC) in-house method NTR-16
Monofluoroacetate HPLC; Mass spectrometry (MS) in-house method NTM-TOX-1
Selenium Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) - Flame in-house method NTM-68
Cadmium Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) - Flame in-house method NTM-25
Waters Conductivity; pH Direct measuring instrument

Greenberg Arnold,E.and Clesceri Lenore, S.,1992. Standard methods for the examinationof water and waste water. (Conductivity and pH); in-house method NTW-56

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, aquatic animals, wildlife, equine species and avian species Plasma; Serum Methylmalonic acid (MMA) GC-MS in-house method NTM-33
Plasma; Tissues Acetylcholinesterase (RCAC) Spectrophotometry

in-house method NTM-TOX-2

Rumen pH Direct measuring instrument in-house method NTW-56
Tissues Fatty acids - Total Gas liquid chromatography (GLC)

in-house method NTR-16

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, aquatic animals, wildlife, equine species and avian species Fluids; Plasma; Serum Alanine aminotransferase; Albumin; Bilirubin - Direct; Bilirubin - Total; Calcium; Cholesterol; Creatinine; Creatinine kinase; Glutamine dehydrogenase; Glutathione peroxidase; Haptoglobins; Iron; Magnesium; Phosphate; Protein - Total; Urea; β-Hydroxybutyrate; γ-Glutamyltransferase Autoanalyser (AA)

Olympus AU480

Quantitation of vitaminsFor companion animals, production animals, production avian species, laboratory animals, zoo animals, aquatic animals, wildlife, equine species and avian species Liver; Plasma Retinol (vitamin A); Tocopherol (vitamin E) HPLC - Electrochemical detector

in-house methods NTM-31 (tissue), NTM-32 (plasma) 

Whole blood Thiamine (vitamin B1) HPLC - Electrochemical detector in-house method NTM-50

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