Chapter 3 - Testing
3.3 Laboratories

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Laboratories Approved to Test EIA, BLV and Brucellosis - Buffered Plate Antigen Test (BPAT)


October 2016 (for EIA and BLV)
October 2016 (for Brucellosis)

Approved Laboratory EIA Table Note 1 BLV Bruc.
Animal Health Center (Serology Laboratory)
1767 Angus Campbell Rd.
Abbotsford, B.C. V3G 2M3
Tel: (604) 556-3135; Fax: (604) 556-3133
Contact: Roberta Yemen
Yes No Yes
Atlantic Veterinary College
Regional Diagnostic Virology Laboratory
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, P.E.I. C1A 4P3
Tel: (902) 566-0877; Fax: (902)566-0723
Contact labo: Dr. Carmencita V. Yason (902)566-0752
Contact QA: Jodie Bowmaster
Submitter Code: AVC005
e-mail Dr. Yason:
Yes Yes No
Biovet Inc.
4375 Avenue Beaudry
St-Hyacinthe, Québec J2S 8W2
Tel: (450) 771-7291; Fax: (450) 771-4158
Contact: Dr. Pierre Hébert ext 230
Contact labo: Annie St.- Germain
Contact QA: Lise DescĂ´teaux
Labo: ext 232 Fax: 771-2996
Yes Yes Yes
Faculté de Médecine Vétérinaire
Service de diagnostic - Université de Montréal
3200 Sicotte, St-Hyacinthe, QC, J2S 2M2
Tel: 450-773-8521 ext 8534; Fax: 450-778-8107
Contact AQ: Véronique Boyer
Yes Yes No
IDEXX Reference Laboratories (Delta)
1595 Cliveden Ave. Unit#10, Delta,
B.C. V3M 6M2
Tel: (800)667-3411 ext. 52319
Fax: (604) 525-1705
Contact labo: Camille Guilbault
Contact: Danielle Gates
Yes No No
Idexx Reference Laboratories (Markham)
1345 Denison Street
Markham, ON L3R 5V2
Tel: (905) 475-6499; Fax: (905) 475-7309
Contact labo: Grace Rejano, Ext. 250
Contact QA: Frederick Wong
Other contact: Jacklyn Choo: 905-968-6229
Yes Yes Yes
Prairie Diagnostic Services Inc.
52 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5B4
Contact: Gail Krohn/Karen Moline
Phone Gail Krohn: (306) 966-7952
Phone Karen Moline: (306) 966-1614
Fax.: (306) 966-7737
Yes No Yes
True North Veterinary Diagnostics Inc.
6325 204th Street, Unit 320
Langley, B.C., V2Y 3B3
Contact labo: Jason Richmond
Other contact: Dr. Allan Berrington
Phone: (604) 539-5550; Fax: 888-336-9408
Yes No No
University of Guelph Animal Health Lab
419 Gordon Street, Bldg 89
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1
Tel: (519) 824-4120
Fax: (519) 821-8072
Contact labo: Dr. Davor Ojkic, ext. 54524
Other contact:
Yes No No
Veterinarians Diagnostic Laboratory
1220 Britannia Road East, Unit 1A
Mississauga, ON L4W 1C8
Tel: (905) 405-9400 Fax: (905) 670-5817
Contact: Mr. Kader P. Prasad
Yes No No

Veterinary Diagnostic Services
545 University Crescent
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 5S6
Tel: (204) 945-7632; Fax: (204) 948-2654
Contact QA: Bev Lohrenz
Contact for BRUC: Chris Link-Muirhead

No No Yes

Table Notes

Table Note 1

If you are interested in using a CFIA-approved electronic EIA certification system for sample submission, please contact the CFIA-approved laboratory to determine if they subscribe to the system.

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Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) Laboratories (updated March 2015)

CFIA's Animal Health Laboratory Services are delivered by a network of Centres of Expertise, each of which is the national centre for its area of specialization.

The Centres are located at the following CFIA laboratories:

CFIA Lethbridge Laboratory
(Animal Diseases Research Institute)
Township Road 9-1, Postal Box 640
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 3Z4
Telephone: 403-382-5500
Facsimile: 403-381-1202

  • Bovine and Equine Indigenous Viral Diseases Centre of Expertise
  • Anthrax and Leptospirosis Centre of Expertise
  • Non-traditional Livestock Centre of Expertise
  • OIE Reference Laboratory for Anthrax, BSE and BVD

CFIA Saskatoon Laboratory
(Centre for Food-borne and Animal Parasitology)
116 Veterinary Road
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 2R3
Telephone: 306-385-7824
Facsimile: 306-385-7866

  • Parasitic Diseases of Livestock and Farmed Game Animals Centre of Expertise
  • OIE Reference Laboratory for Trichinellosis
  • OIE Collaborating Centre for Food-Borne Zoonotic Parasites

CFIA Winnipeg Laboratory
(National Centre for Foreign Animal Disease, Canadian Science Centre for Human and Animal Health)
1015 Arlington Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 3M4
Telephone: 204-789-2001
Facsimile: 204-789-2038

  • OIE Reference Laboratory for AI and CSF

CFIA Ottawa Laboratory
3851 Fallowfield Road
Ottawa, Ontario K2H 8P9
Telephone: 343-212-0500
Facsimile: 343-212-0204

  • Avian Diseases Centre of Expertise
  • Brucellosis Centre of Expertise
  • Germplasm Centre of Expertise
  • Mycobacterial Diseases Centre of Expertise
  • Rabies Centre of Expertise
  • OIE Reference Laboratory for Rabies, Scrapie and CWD

CFIA Saint-Hyancinthe Laboratory
(Health of Animals and Food Laboratory)
3400 West Casavant boulevard
Saint-Hyancinthe, Quebec J2S 8E3
Telephone: 450-768-6800
Facsimile: 450-768-6767

  • Indigenous Porcine Diseases Centre of Expertise
  • Retrovirology Centre of Expertise
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