Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Site

Pig Services Centre

Accreditation No.

14477

Site No.

16035

Date of Accreditation

25 Oct 2016

Address

cnr Taylor Street and Midland Highway
Epsom, VIC 3551
Australia

agriculture.vic.gov.au

Contact

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

Scientist Supervised Laboratory

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Animal Health

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure

Suspended

Analysis of non-clinical samples for microorganisms
Animal feeds; Chick paper; Dust; Environmental samples Salmonella spp. Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Latex agglutination; Microscopic examination; Staining in-house method PH3340

Suspended

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

Clinical and Laboratory Standard Institute (CLSI) disk diffusion method VET 01-A4 and VET 01-S2; in-house method PH3400

Suspended

Detection and identification of bacteriaFor production animals and production avian species
Bacterial isolates Escherichia coli serotype; Salmonella serotype Slide agglutination

in-house methods PH3326; PH3327; PH3340

Viable cell count Cultural

in-house method PH3390

Chick bodies Salmonella spp. Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

ASDT; in-house method PH3340


Faeces; Fluids; Swabs; Tissues; Whole blood Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae; Actinobaculum suis (Eubacterium suis); Brachyspira spp.; Clostridium spp.​​​​; Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae; Escherichia coli​​​​; Haemophilus parasuis; Mannheimia haemolytica; Pasteurella spp.; Salmonella spp.; Streptococcus spp.; Trueperella pyogenes; Yersinia spp.; Identification of unknown bacteria Biochemical; Commercial identification kits; Cultural; Microscopic examination; Staining

in-house methods PH3310; PH3315; PH3320; PH3325; PH3330; PH3335; PH3340; PH3345; PH3350

Suspended

Microbiology - Serology of infection - Microbial antibody and/or antigen detection and/or quantitationFor production animals and production avian species
Serum Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae; Coronavirus; Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae; Rotavirus Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

Manufacturers instructions; Oxoid ELISA K004321-9; IDEXX ELISA App-ApxIV; IDEXX ELISA Rota-Corona-K99; in-house methods PH3355; PH3930; PH3935



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