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The Asia Pacific Centre for Animal Health offers a number of invaluable laboratory tests for the Avian Vet. It is based at the School of Veterinary Science at the University of Melbourne.

The contact details are as follows: 250 Princes Highway, Werribee. Victoria. 3030.

Phone: 61 3 9731 2035   Fax: 61 3 9731 2026

pcowling@unimelb.edu.au

http://research.vet.unimelb.edu.au/services/apcah.html

 

Please Note: Sample submissions must include an order number.

 AVIAN SEROLOGY TESTS

Minimum avian diagnostic accession: 15 serum samples

Retention service for serums tested

Storage frozen for 12 month period  post-accession. (Notification required)

Rapid Slide Agglutination Tests

Mycoplasma gallisepticum (Mg) antibody

Mycoplasma synoviae (Ms) antibody

Salmonella Pullorum (SP) antibody

Agar Gel Precipitin Tests

Marek’s Disease Virus (MDV) antibody

Big Liver Spleen (BLS) antibody

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Bursa tissue (IBD) antigen


Haemagglutination-Inhibition Tests

Newcastle Disease Virus (NDV) antibody

Egg Drop Syndrome (EDS) antibody

Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Inclusion Body Hepatitis (IBH)-Avian adenovirus antibody

Infectious Laryngotracheitis (ILT) antibody

Infectious Bronchitis Virus (IBV) antibody

Infectious Bursal Disease (IBDV) antibody

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Chicken Anaemia Virus (CAV) antibody

Avian Encephalomyelitis Virus (AEV) antibody

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Avian Leukosis Virus A+B (ALV) antibody

Avian Leukosis Virus (ALV) antigen /

Avian Reovirus (REO) antibody

Reticuloendotheliosis (REV) antibody

Fluorescent antibody examinations (IFA)

Chicken Anaemia Virus antibody

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Avian Nephritis Virus antibody

Other Species Diagnostics

Equine Herpes Virus (EHV) Type 1 & 4 antibody ELISA

 

MOLECULAR TESTS

Avian

Fowl Adenovirus (IBH) PCR-HRM & typing

Infectious Bronchitis Virus (IBV) PCR-HRM & typing

Egg Drop Syndrome (EDS) PCR

Fowl pox PCR

Marek’s Disease Virus (MDV) PCR

APEC (E. coli) multiplex PCR

Chicken Anaemia Virus PCR

Avian Nephritis Virus (ANV) PCR

Infectious Bursal Disease (IBD) PCR

Avian Encephalomyelitis (AE) PCR

Infectious Laryngotracheitis Virus (ILTV) PCR

Infectious Laryngotracheitis Virus (ILTV) PCR-RFLP typing

Mycoplasma culture and species/strain identification

M.gallisepticum / M. synoviae duplex PCR

Mycoplasma (swab) PCR-HRM species/strain identification

Chlamydia/Chlamydophila PCR-HRM

Chlamydia/Chlamydophila PCR-HRM species identification

Avibacterium paragallinarum (Infectious Coryza) PCR

Pasteurella multocida PCR

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Other Species

Feline URT PCR

(FHV, FCV, Chlamydia/Chlamydophila)

Chlamydia PCR (avian, marsupial, ovine etc.)

Equine EHV1 PCR

Streptococcus agalactiae PCR (dairy)

 

 


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