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Diagnostic Tests

S. No. Name of Test
01. Viral Diseases
A. Rabies
B. I. B. R.
a Serum
b Semen
c PCR based diagnosis
C. Bluetongue
a Sheep & Goat- Serum testing
b Bovine-
i Serum
ii Semen
D Bovine Viral Diarrhoea
i Serum
ii Semen
E. Pox Diseases
F. F.M.D.
H. Canine Parvovirus
I. Swine Fever
J. Feline Panleukopenia virus
02. Bacterial Diseases
A. Urine Culture
B. Urine culture and sensitivity
C. Faecal culture
D. Faecal culture and sensitivity
E. Blood culture
F. Blood culture and sensitivity
G. Bacterial load in milk/semen
H. Brucella
c Milk Ring Test
d Culture of the sample
e PCR based diagnosis
I. Leptospira sps.
a Culture
b Serodiagnosis
J. Campylobacter species
a Preputial washings
b Semen
c PCR based diagnosis
a Direct sputum exam.
b Animal Testing (I/D)
c Culture
d PCR based diagnosis
a Direct sputum exam.
b Animal Testing (I/D)
c Culture
d PCR based diagnosis
M. Salmonella sps.
a Culture
b Serology
c Typing of cultures
d Stained slide of bacterial culture
Supply of antisera (per ml.):
a Salmonella Poly 'O'
b Group (B,C,D.E)
N. Fungal infection
a Culture
b Identification of culture
O. Clostridium spp.
a Culture
b Toxin identification
P. Listeria spp.
a Culture
Q. Q-fever
a Culture
R. Aeromonas spp.
a Culture
S. Pasteurella spp.
a Culture and sensitivity
b Typing
03. Parasitic diseases
A. Faecal examination for parasitic infection
B. Blood smear examination for haemoparasites
C. Skin scraping for ectoparasites
D. Trichomonas foetus-Preputial washings/Semen (culture examination)
E. Identification of endoparasites
F. Toxoplasmosis
G. Nasal and Eye-secretion examination
H. Identification of parasites
I. Serological tests for detection of antibodies (ELISA, Western blot, FAT)
J. PCR based diagnosis of parasitic diseases
K. Anthelmentic resistance detection (faecal/parasitic based)
L. Selective benzemidazole resistance PCR based assay
M. Trypanosomiasis
N. Theileriosis/Babesiosis/ehrlichiosis
04. Miscellaneous Examinations
A. P.C.R. based diagnosis
B. Water for Microbiological exam (per sample)
C. Food for Microbiological examination (per sample)
D. C.S.F./ (Synovial/Peritoneal) fluid examination (each)
E. Investigation of Disease outbreaks and Laboratory Diagnosis
F. Examination of hide/ skin/ bones for species identification of domestic animals
G. Molecular identification of wild animals material & examination of bones & hide


S. No. Name of Examination
1. Post-mortem examination
A. Extra large animals (Elephant, Camel, Giraffe, Bison, Rhino, Hippo, Crocodile)
B. Large animals (Buffalo, Cow, Equine,Neelgai)
C. Medium size animals (Gorilla, Calves,Chimpanzee, Monkey, Gibbon, Bear,Pig, Dear)
D. Small animals, Sheep, Goat, Kids,Dog, Cat, Snake, etc.)
E. Poultry, birds, lab. Animals, wild etc.
2. Biopsy specimen
3. Clinical pathological exam. of blood, urine etc. (each)
4. Histopathological examination (per tissue)
5. Blood/Serum biochemical test (each)
A. Enzyme activity
B. BUN (urea), Creatinine, Total protein,Albumin, Globulin, Bilirubin (direct/indirect) (each)


S. No. Name of Examination
1. Mycotoxins -
A. Aflatoxin
B. Ochratoxin/any other toxin each
2. Alkaloid / Nitrate / Nitrite / HCN/ Urea/ Heavy Metals / Rodenticides. (each)
3. AchE Enzyme in blood/tissue
4. Pesticides in feed and tissues -
A. Chlorinated hydrocarbons-group (each)
B. Organophosphate & carbamates
5. Water samples for fluoride, Nitrate, Nitrite, Arsenic etc. (each)
6. Toxin identification


S. No. Name of Examination
1. Thyroid Function
1. Total T3
2. Total T4
3. TSH
4. Free T3
5. Free T4
2. Fertility
1. Progesterone
2. Progesterone (Bovine)
3. Estradiol
4. Testosterone
5. Prolactin
6. LH
7. FSH
3. Adrenal Function
1. Aldosterone
2. Cortisol
4. Diabetes
1. Insulin
5. Other Function
2. PTH


S. No. Name of Examination
1. Immunophenotyping (Single Mab)
2. CD4, CD8 counting
3. Cell cycle analysis
4. Instrument use (per hour)


S. No. Name of Examination
1. Analysis charges for proximate principles in each animal feed or fodder sample.
2. Analysis charges for:
A. One constituent viz. Moisture / Crude protein (CP)/ Crude fat (EE)/ Crude fibre (CF)/Total ash/Acid insoluble ash in each animal feed or fodder sample.
B. More than one of the above constituents in each animal feed or fodder sample.
3. Analysis charges for each constituents in mineral mixture or feed or fodder sample:
A. Calcium or Phosphorus or Magnesium
B. Micro-minerals (copper or cobalt or iodine or iron or manganese or Zinc).
4. True protein in feed or fodder.
5. In vitro digestibility (DM/OM)
6. Silage analysis (pH, Moisture, Lactic acid NH3-N)Analysis charges for each fibre fraction/constituent viz.
7. Neutral detergent fibre (NDF)/Acid detergent fibre (ADF)/ Acid detergent insoluble nitrogen (ADIN)/Lignin in feed or fodder sample


S. No. Name of Examination
1. Milk and Milk Products
A. Fat
C. Protein Content
D. Acidity test
E. Lactose content
F. Phosphatase test (qualitative)
2. Meat and Meat Products
A. pH value
B. Water Holding Capacity (WHC)
C. Meat Pigment
D. Proximate composition (Moisture, Protein, Fat and Ash Content)
E. Emulsifying Capacity
F. TBARS Value
G. Sensory Evaluation of Meat Products
H. Thickness of packaging material
I. Transport worthiness of food packages


S. No. Name of Examination
Rs. / per bird / sample
1. Pathological Examination
A. Post-mortem Examination
B. Post-mortem Examination and Histopathology
C. Histopathological diagnosis of formalin fixed tissues (Upto 10 tissue pieces)
2. Virological Examination
A. Virus isolation
B. Serum for serological tests
ii. HA & HI
C. PCR based diagnosis
3. Bacteriological Examination
i. Blood culture & Drug sensitivity test
ii. Plate Agglutination test for Salmonella/Mycoplasma
4. Fungal/protozoon Diseases
i. Isolation of Fungi
ii. Faecal examination for Coccidiosis
5. Histopathological slides (for educational purposes)
6. Gross Photomicrography (Film to be provided by outside user)
7. Poultry post-mortem (only for CARI)(For day to day diagnosis/disposal)

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