Veterinary analysis request

Sciensano performs biological analyses for identification of pathogens in animals.

How to request a veterinary analysis?

  1. Fill in the request form
  2. Prepare your shipment. A package must contain:
    1. A paper copy of the request form
    2. correctly identified samples with sturdy and watertight packaging. Highly virulent pathogenic agents require special packaging!
  3. Send your package to the address indicated on the request form.

Samples which don’t comply with transport regulation will be destroyed.

The turnaround time only includes the maximum number of working days required for the laboratory analyses. Administrative processing (1 to 2 working days) is not included.

Dear customer,

Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, we are forced to reschedule some tests. The adjusted schedule for the tests can be found in File this document. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

Species Disease Analysis name Material(s) Accreditation Turnaround time (in days) Analysis performed on Price Contact person(s) URL to form(s)
Parachlamydia PCR parachlamydia No 5 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 45.60 € david.fretin@sciensano.be, marcella.mori@sciensano.be Link to forms
Paratuberculosis PCR M.avium ssp paratuberculosis Bacterial strain, Bronchial ganglia, Caecum, Colostrum, Colostrum whey, EDTA Blood, Feces, Ganglia, Ileocecal junction, Kidney, Liver, Lung, Mediastinal ganglia, Mesenteric ganglia, Milk, Organ, Parotid ganglion, Pool organs, Rectum, Retropharyngeal ganglia, Scrotum ganglion, Spleen, Sub maxillary ganglion, Tonsil No 5 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 84.40 € david.fretin@sciensano.be, marcella.mori@sciensano.be Link to forms
Salmonellosis PCR S. Typhimurium monophasic variant Bacterial strain No 5 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 39.70 € cecile.boland@sciensano.be Link to forms
Salmonellosis MLVA Enteritidis strain
10 109.00 € foodmicro@sciensano.be, salmonella@sciensano.be
Salmonellosis MIC Salmonella ESBL Strains
Not applicable 41.00 € foodmicro@sciensano.be
Salmonellosis phenotypic ESBL strain
Not applicable 22.00 € cristina.garcia-graells@sciensano.be
Salmonellosis Detection Salmonella animal sample, faeces
8 34.00 € foodmicro@sciensano.be
Salmonellosis MLVA Typhimurium strain
10 109.00 € foodmicro@sciensano.be, salmonella@sciensano.be
Salmonellosis MIC Salmonella Strains
Not applicable 41.00 € foodmicro@sciensano.be
Salmonellosis Pusle field Gel Electrophoresis strain
20 On request foodmicro@sciensano.be, salmonella@sciensano.be
Salmonellosis Salmonella serotyping strain
6 71.00 € foodmicro@sciensano.be, salmonella@sciensano.be
Salmonellosis PCR EFSA Strains No 5 31.00 € foodmicro@sciensano.be, salmonella@sciensano.be
Streptococcus Isolation and identification Streptococcus spp. Abscess, End product, Heart, Intestine, Liver, Lung, Milk, Pus, Sperm, Spleen No 1 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 21.00 € cecile.boland@sciensano.be Link to forms
Tetanos Detection of tetanus toxin (in vivo method) animal sample, Serum No 10 45.00 € botulisme@sciensano.be
Dogs and cats, Other mammals Rabies Antirabies antibody testing - Seroneutralisation test (RFFIT) Serum
7 59.30 € rabies@sciensano.be
Birds Avian chlamydiosis Molecular test Antigen, Bacterial strain, Cloacal swab, Eye, Feces, Heart, Kidney, Liver, Lung, Spleen, Swab, Trachea swab
5 Tuesday, Thursday 45.50 € Virginie.Roupie@sciensano.be Link to forms
Birds Avian enterovirosis Negative staining Caecum contents, Feces, Intestine, Oesophagus, Small intestine No 3 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 55.80 € Virginie.Roupie@sciensano.be Link to forms
Birds Avian influenza Isolation AFL Allantoic fluid, Antigen, Brain, Caecum, Cloaca, Cloacal swab, Feather, Feces, Head, Intestine, Liver, Lung, Mud, Pancreas, Pool intestines, Pool lung + trachea, Pool lung trachea bowl, Pool maximum 3 cloacal swabs, Pool maximum 3 trachea swabs, Pool maximum 5 cloacal swabs, Pool maximum 5 trachea swabs, Pool more then 5 cloacal swabs, Pool more then 5 trachea swabs, Pool organs, Pool swab, Spleen, Trachea, Trachea swab, Tracheal wash
12 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 150.00 € Virginie.Roupie@sciensano.be Link to forms
Birds Avian influenza Molecular test AFL Cloacal swab, Pool maximum 3 cloacal swabs, Pool maximum 3 cloacal-oropharyngeal swabs, Pool maximum 3 trachea swabs, Swab, Trachea swab
5 Tuesday, Thursday 96.00 € Virginie.Roupie@sciensano.be Link to forms
Birds CAV Molecular test Intestine, Liver, Organ, Pancreas, Pool organs, Spleen, Thymus No 5 Tuesday, Thursday 55.20 € Virginie.Roupie@sciensano.be Link to forms
Birds Colibacillosis Antibiotics sensitivity test ESBl (1st pannel)
10 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 50.70 € cecile.boland@sciensano.be Link to forms
Birds Hemorrhagic enteritis Negative staining Caecum contents, Spleen No 3 Thursday 50.70 € Virginie.Roupie@sciensano.be Link to forms
Birds Hepatitis Negative staining Caecum, Feces, Liver, Pool organs No 3 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 50.70 € Virginie.Roupie@sciensano.be Link to forms
Birds Infectious bronchitis Molecular test Cloacal swab, Intestine, Kidney, Lung, Oviduct, Pool lung + trachea, Pool maximum 5 cloacal swabs, Pool maximum 5 trachea swabs, Pool organs, Trachea, Trachea swab No 5 Tuesday, Thursday 55.20 € Virginie.Roupie@sciensano.be Link to forms
Birds Marble spleen disease Negative staining Spleen No 3 Thursday 50.70 € Virginie.Roupie@sciensano.be Link to forms
Birds Mycoplasma gallisepticum (CRD) Rapid agglutination CRD Lyophilized serum, Serum No 6 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 20.10 € cecile.boland@sciensano.be, david.fretin@sciensano.be Link to forms
Birds Mycoplasma meleagridis Identification PCR Mycoplasma meleagridis Cloacal swab, Pool maximum 20 swabs, Swab, Trachea swab No 4 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 45.50 € cecile.boland@sciensano.be, david.fretin@sciensano.be Link to forms
Birds Mycoplasma synoviae Identification PCR Mycoplasma synoviae DNA, Lung, Pool maximum 20 swabs, Spleen, Swab, Trachea, Trachea swab No 4 Tuesday, Friday On request cecile.boland@sciensano.be, david.fretin@sciensano.be Link to forms
Birds Rotavirosis Negative staining Caecum, Caecum contents No 3 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 50.70 € Virginie.Roupie@sciensano.be Link to forms
Birds, Cold blooded species, Dogs and cats, Equidae, Hymenoptera, Other mammals, Rodents, Ruminants, Small Ruminants, Suidae, Wild birds Leptospirosis Microscopic agglutination test Lyophilized serum, Paired sera, Plasma, Serum, Vaginal fluid No 4 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 30.20 € marcella.mori@sciensano.be Link to forms
Birds, Cold blooded species, Dogs and cats, Equidae, Hymenoptera, Other mammals, Rodents, Ruminants, Small Ruminants, Suidae, Wild birds Leptospirosis PCR Leptospira spp. Biological material, Fetus, Kidney, Liver, Nasal swab, Organ, Pool organs, Spleen, Swab, Vaginal swab
4 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 45.60 € marcella.mori@sciensano.be Link to forms
Birds, Cold blooded species, Dogs and cats, Equidae, Other mammals Glanders (Burkholderia mallei) qPCR detecting glanders and melioidosis agents No 4 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 49.60 € cecile.boland@sciensano.be Link to forms
Birds, Cold blooded species, Dogs and cats, Equidae, Other mammals, Rodents, Ruminants, Small Ruminants, Suidae, Wild birds Histology HE coloration Abomasum, Adrenal glands, Aerial bags, After-birth, Amniotic membrane, Beak, Bone, Bone marrow, Brain, Brain in RNAlater, Brain stem, Bronchus, Buccal mucosa, Bursa Fabricius, Caecum, Carcass, Cloaca, Colon, Cotyledon, Crop, Cunjunctiva, Diaphragm, Distal duodenum, Distal ileum, Distal jejunum, Duodenum, Ear, Embryo, Endometrium, Epididymis, Eye, Eyelid, Fat, Fetus, Formalin-fixed tissues, Genitals, Gizzard, Hair, Head, Heart, Heart in RNAlater, Ileocecal junction, Ileocecal valve, Ileum, Intestine, Jejunum, Joint, Kidney, Kidney and lung fetus, Large intestine, Larynx, Legs, Lip, Liver, Liver in formalin, Liver in RNAlater, Lochia, Longissimus dorsi muscle, Lung, Lung in RNAlater, Mamma, Masseter, Medium duaodenum, Medulla oblongata, Mesenterium, Midium jejunum, Muscle, Nasal mucosa, Nasal septum, Nasal turbinates, Navel cord, Nerve, Nose, Oesophagus, Organ, Oviduct, Palate, Pancreas, Parotid, Pericardium, Pharynx, Pool brains ( pool of carcasses), Pool intestines, Pool lung + trachea, Pool maximum 5 tonsils, Pool organs, Proventriculus, Proximal duodenum, proximal ileum No 10 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 54.30 € Nick.DeRegge@sciensano.be Link to forms
Birds, Cold blooded species, Dogs and cats, Equidae, Other mammals, Rodents, Small Ruminants, Suidae, Wild birds Q fever PCR Coxiella burnetii (Q-fever) Abomasum, Abomasum contents, After-birth, Brain, Bronchial rince, Bulk tank milk, Cerebrospinal fluid, Cotyledon, DNA, EDTA Blood, Fetus, Liver, Lung, Master Seed Virus, Milk, Organ, Pool organs, Spleen, Thoracic fluid, Uterus, Uterus contents
5 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 49.60 € david.fretin@sciensano.be, marcella.mori@sciensano.be Link to forms
Birds, Cold blooded species, Other mammals, Rodents, Ruminants, Suidae, Wild birds Tularemia PCR Francisella tularensis Biological material No 5 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 31.70 € david.fretin@sciensano.be, marcella.mori@sciensano.be Link to forms
Birds, Cold blooded species, Other mammals, Rodents, Ruminants, Wild birds Tularemia Isolation and identification Francisella tularensis Bacterial strain, Biological material, Ganglia, Intestine, Kidney, Liver, Lung, Pool organs, Spleen, Swab No 10 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 21.00 € david.fretin@sciensano.be, marcella.mori@sciensano.be Link to forms
Birds, Equidae, Other mammals, Ruminants, Small Ruminants, Suidae Mycoplasmosis Detection of Mycoplasma ssp by real-time PCR Cell culture, Lung, Master Seed Virus, Spleen, Stock virus, Supernatant from cell No 45 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 69.80 € cecile.boland@sciensano.be, david.fretin@sciensano.be Link to forms
Birds, Rodents Yersinia pseudotuberculosis Isolation and identification Yersinia pseutotuberculosis Liver, Spleen No 1 Monday, Tuesday 21.00 € cecile.boland@sciensano.be Link to forms
Birds, Wild birds Avian influenza Inhibition of hemagglutination AFL for Highly pathogenic H5 Serum No 5 Tuesday, Thursday 10.10 € Virginie.Roupie@sciensano.be Link to forms
Birds, Wild birds Avian influenza Inhibition.of hemagglutinationH7 Serum
5 Tuesday, Thursday 10.10 € Virginie.Roupie@sciensano.be Link to forms
Birds, Wild birds Avian influenza Inhibition.of hemagglutinationH5 Serum
5 Tuesday, Thursday 10.10 € Virginie.Roupie@sciensano.be Link to forms
Birds, Wild birds Avian influenza Pathotyping AFL Viral strain No 4 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 319.70 € Virginie.Roupie@sciensano.be Link to forms
Birds, Wild birds Newcastle disease Pathotyping NEW No 4 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 319.70 € Virginie.Roupie@sciensano.be Link to forms
Birds, Wild birds Newcastle disease Inhibition. of hemagglutination Antigen, Serum
5 Tuesday, Thursday 10.10 € Virginie.Roupie@sciensano.be Link to forms
Birds, Wild birds Newcastle disease Molecular test NEW Pool maximum 5 cloacal swabs, Pool maximum 5 trachea swabs No 5 Tuesday, Thursday 96.00 € Virginie.Roupie@sciensano.be Link to forms
Birds, Wild birds Usutu Molecular test Antigen, Brain, Cloacal swab, Intestine, Liver, Lung, Pool brains ( pool of carcasses), Pool intestines, Pool lung trachea bowl, Pool maximum 3 cloacal swabs, Pool maximum 3 trachea swabs, Pool maximum 5 cloacal swabs, Pool maximum 5 trachea swabs, Pool organs, Swab, Trachea, Trachea swab No 5 Tuesday, Thursday 55.20 € Virginie.Roupie@sciensano.be Link to forms
Birds, Wild birds West Nile Molecular test Allantoic fluid, Antigen, Brain, Cloacal swab, Intestine, Liver, Lung, Pool brains ( pool of carcasses), Pool intestines, Pool lung trachea bowl, Pool maximum 3 cloacal swabs, Pool maximum 3 trachea swabs, Pool maximum 5 cloacal swabs, Pool maximum 5 trachea swabs, Pool organs, Serum, Swab, Trachea, Trachea swab No 5 Tuesday, Thursday 59.00 € Virginie.Roupie@sciensano.be Link to forms
Dogs and cats Transmissible encephalopathie ELISA Brain No 2 Tuesday 122.80 € Nick.DeRegge@sciensano.be Link to forms
Dogs and cats, Equidae, Other mammals, Rodents, Ruminants, Small Ruminants Rift Valley Fever Molecular test RVF EDTA Blood No 8 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 82.20 € Ilse.DeLeeuw@sciensano.be Link to forms
Dogs and cats, Equidae, Other mammals, Ruminants, Small Ruminants Rabies Detection of rabies virus antigen by fluorescent antibody test Nervous tissue
8 39.63 € rabies@sciensano.be

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