The Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae ELISA Oxoid/Dako kit, which many considered the reference in Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae serology, became unavailable in 2020 before being permanently withdrawn from the market in 2021. We have recently compared 3 serological assays that could possibly replace the Oxoid/Dako test i.e.: IDEXX ELISA test, IDEXX M. hyo Ab www.idexx.com/en/livestock/livestock-tests/swine-tests/idexx-m-hyo-ab-test Hipra ELISA test, CIVTEST® […]


Following the PRRS Forum organized by the CRIPA and the PRRS workshop held by the AVIA, we received questions regarding two diagnostic techniques and found it useful to give a brief update. CLAMP sequencing When a sample contains a mixture of PRRSV strains, sequencing by the Sanger method is usually able to sequence only one […]


Biovet reminds you that it has been one of the first laboratories in Quebec to take this digital shift to give you access to EquusLINK’s certificates. Remember that with this platform you obtain complete certificates quickly and easily. In addition, owners have online access to final certificates with a secure MyVetLINK account. Here are some […]


IMPORTANT NOTICE: Procedure for sending samples To optimize our processes and ensure better follow-up when shipping samples to our laboratories, please USE ONE BAG OF SAMPLES FOR EACH REQUEST. This will allow us to increase our efficiency both in the transport of samples and in the laboratory. ONE REQUEST FORM ONE BAG OF SAMPLES = […]


YOU ARE INVITED TO A LIVE WEBCAST DIAGNOSING AND MANAGING CHRONIC ENTEROPATHY OR IBD Monday, October 18, 2021, at 3 p.m. (EDT)       Vomiting, diarrhea, and other gastrointestinal signs are among the most common reasons for dogs to require a visit to the veterinarian. In complex cases of chronic enteropathy, more commonly known […]


At Biovet, for several years, we have been offering identification of PCV2 genotypes 2a, 2b and 2d by means of a multiplex RT-PCR test. Most of the samples submitted to us are sera from farms without clinical signs attributable to PCV2. Recently, we compiled genotyping results for the last 24 months: See the document For […]


Porcine parainfluenza virus type 1 (PPIV-1), recently renamed Respirovirus 1, is an enveloped RNA virus belonging to the genus Respirovirus in the family Paramyxoviridae. Our specialists provide you with the very first results of a study they recently undertook on the prevalence of several respiratory pathogens, including Influenza A, B, C and D viruses, PRRS […]


Biovet is proud to announce the improvement of its PCR test for the detection of hemotropic mycoplasmas. Hemotropic mycoplasmas (formerly hemobartonellosis) are bacteria that can induce anemia in a wide range of mammalian species. In cats, the species Mycoplasma haemofelis is the most pathogenic of the three main species known to infect cats. The others, […]


As you undoubtedly know, Biovet offers MFIA-based (Multiplexed Fluorescing Immuno Assay) tests allowing detection of the presence of antibodies against PRRSV types 1 and 2 and/or Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in porcine serum. In the first five months of 2021, we have examined more than 2,000 samples using the MFIA PRRSV & M. hyopneumoniae test. The test […]


DFor the past several years, Biovet has made ELISA tests available to measure the levels of PAGs in the blood and milk in cattle. . In Quebec, the Conception company’s DG29 and DG milk tests must be mentioned. However, IDEXX’s tests (Alertys Pregnancy Tests) are those that have been the most studied and are the […]