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New tools for early diagnosis of M. hyopneumoniae infections



Livestock Animals

New tools for early diagnosis of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infections now available at Biovet. Early diagnosis of M. hyopneumoniae infections (M. hyop) is challenging. Currently, the usual methods such as serology

$100 purchase certificate drawing



Animal Health

Biovet has proceeded to a draw among the respondents to our questionnaire during the Congrès vétérinaire Québécois which took place at Quebec Congress Center, on October 21-22, 2016. Ms. Sophie Beauchesne

The SDMA test is NOW AVAILABLE at Biovet



Companion Animal - Equine ,

Biovet now offers the SDMA test. This test is also available in combo with certain profiles: These analyzes/profiles will be included in our next request forms. In the meantime, please

Diagnosis of Mycoplasma infections in swine



Livestock Animals

There are four major Mycoplasma species in swine, and Biovet offers several diagnostic tests. Among others, PCR tests in real time (qPCR) for Mycoplasma hyorhinis (available previously) and Mycoplasma hyosynoviae

Mycoplasma hyorhinis and Mycoplasma hyosynoviae (qPCR)



Livestock Animals

Over the past few years, the incidence of arthritis associated with Mycoplasma hyorhinis and Mycoplasma hyosynoviae has increased significantly in the United States. Unfortunately, no reliable data are available for

PCR for Enzootic bovine leucosis virus (EBL)



Livestock Animals

Biovet will now use a real time PCR test (qPCR) for the detection of the Enzootic bovine leukosis virus (EBL). This will replace our nested PCR test. The nested PCR

New qPCR for detecting and differentiating PCV2a, PCV2b, and PCV2d



Livestock Animals

Biovet now offers a New qPCR for detecting and differentiating PCV2a, PCV2b, and PCV2d As you know, Porcine Circovirus type 2 (PCV2) has several subtypes, such as 2a and 2b.

Bovin laitier / Dairy cattle

PCR Mycoplasma bovis



Livestock Animals

Biovet is now performing a real time PCR (qPCR) for Mycoplasma bovis. This will replace our regular PCR test (gel based) for Mycoplasma bovis and Mycoplasma spp. The M. bovis

Bovin laitier / Dairy cattle

PCR bovine mastitis



Livestock Animals

Biovet is now using real-time qPCR instead of regular (gel based) PCR for Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus agalactiae, Streptococcus dysgalactiae, Streptococcus uberis and Mycoplasma bovis testing. The qPCR offer a much

New more sensitive and faster method to detect Salmonella spp and S. Dublin



Livestock Animals

Salmonella Dublin infections has become a major concern for the Canadian cattle industry, especially veal calves but also dairies. In presence of clinical signs compatible with salmonellosis (fever, diarrhea, pneumonia,