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Chapter 3 - Testing
3.3 Laboratories

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Laboratories approved to test EIA, BLV and brucellosis – Buffered plate antigen test (BPAT)


January 2020 (for EIA and BLV)
September 2020 (for Brucellosis)

Approved laboratory EIATable 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
Antech Diagnostics (Mississauga facility)
7555 Danbro Crescent
Mississauga, ON, L5N 6P9
Tel: 905-567-0597; Fax: 905-567-9021
Contact labo: Kathy Zito
Contact QA: Gregory Freeman
e-mail labo:
e-mail QA:
Yes No No
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
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 Descôteaux
Labo: ext 232
Fax: 450-771-2996
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 No 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
Lab Manager : Lorraine May
email :
EIA laboratory contact : Juliet Langcay
Yes No No
Idexx Reference Laboratories (Markham)
1345 Denison Street
Markham, ON L3R 5V2
Tel: 800-667-3411; Fax: 905-475-7309
Contact labo: Shannon Audette Ext. 86238
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: Anju Tumber/Karen Moline
Phone Anju Tumber: 306-966-7223
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

Veterinary Diagnostic Services
545 University Crescent
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 5S6
Tel: 204-945-7185; Fax: 204-948-2654
Contact for BRUC: Shannon Korosec

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

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

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

CFIA Ottawa Laboratory
3851 Fallowfield Road
Ottawa, Ontario K2J 4S1
Telephone: 343-212-0500
Facsimile: 343-212-0204

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

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