Chapter 13 – Chronic Wasting Disease Voluntary Herd Certification Program
13.6 Appendix 1C: List of Laboratories

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CFIA-Approved Laboratories for Chronic Wasting Disease Testing, Using the BioRad ELISA

Note: Pursuant to directive TAHD-DSAT-DCAW-2011-11-01 (Module 13.6, Appendix 6), the samples collected, the approved laboratories, and the test reporting have been updated from the current national standards for the Chronic Wasting Disease Voluntary Herd Certification Program (CWD VHCP). The information in this Appendix is current to the publication date.

In addition, the term "recognized laboratories" has been replaced with "CFIA-approved laboratories."

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry
Agri-Food Laboratories Branch
TSE Laboratory
6909 – 116th Street
Edmonton, AB T6H 4P2
Telephone: 780-415-4516
Facsimile: 780-415-4527

Animal Health Laboratory
Laboratory Services Division
University of Guelph
Building 89, 419 Gordon Street,
P.O. Box 3612
Guelph, Ontario, N1H 6R8
Telephone: 519-824-4120 (ext. 54530)
Facsimile: 519-827-0961

Ministère de l'Agriculture des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec (MAPAQ) – (French only)
Laboratoire d'epidemiosurveillance animale du Québec
3220 Sicotte Street
Saint-Hyacinthe, QC J2S 2M2
Telephone: 450-778-6542 (ext. 5800)
Facsimile: 450-778-6535

Prairie Diagnostic Services
Rm. 2604 Diagnostic Immunology Laboratory
52 Campus Dr.
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5B4
Telephone: 306-966-7316
Facsimile: 306-966-2488

Note: CWD is a reportable disease, and thus if an animal exhibits signs for which CWD is a differential diagnosis, the local CFIA district office can be contacted for sampling.

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