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 […]


The latest quarterly report from the MAPAQ Cattle Network (1st quarter 2021) reported a case of purulent bronchopneumonia caused by Bibersteinia trehalosi in a dairy cow and several respiratory episodes associated with this bacterium in North America over the past 10 years. Originally identified in 1959 as a particular type of Pasteurella haemolytica, this bacterial […]


RELIABLE – FAST Biovet now offers a New multiplex PCR test for detection of Salmonella spp – Dublin – Typhimurium. Bovine salmonellosis is diagnosed regularly and is a challenge to both bovine and human health. A rapid diagnosis of the condition is an essential prerequisite for the implementation of appropriate measures. At Biovet, we use […]


We invite you to read the document regarding Update on the ELISA Salmonella Dublin test on serum pools. This document will tell you why we have decided to modify the interpretation of the results of the ELISA Salmonella Dublin test on serum pools as follows: PP < 4% : negative 4% < PP < 16% […]


We are in the winter with its respiratory problems. This year, we would like to offer you new diagnostic possibilities. Indeed, it appeared that you are mainly interested in the diagnosis by PCR of viral infections and by PCR or culture for bacterial infections. To reconcile these approaches, we have created a new profile, called […]


Milk bacteriological analyses (Mastitis) Pickup service A free pick-up service at the clinic is available in most regions. Samples are kept at an optimum temperature until the laboratory. Quick processing of samples The laboratory is operational 7 days a week and from 8:00 a.m. to midnight (3:30 p.m. on weekends). Samples are seeded as soon […]


The detection and culling of animals “persistently infected” by the Bovine Viral Diarrhoea virus (BVD) (PI for “persistently infected”) constitute one of the cornerstones of the control of infections caused by this virus (BVDV). We have prepared a document for you with the screening procedures with their different phases, the different diagnostic tests offered, which […]


Real-time PCR for detection of Clostridium chauvoei, C. septicum, C. novyi, and C. sordelii Clostridia are fastidious anaerobic, spore-forming, rod-shaped, Gram-positive bacteria. They are found either as living cells (vegetative forms) or as dormant spores. Their natural habitats are soils and intestinal tracts of animals and humans. Differentiation of the various Clostridium species is based […]


We have received several requests for early bovine pregnancy tests of blood or milk. These tests can be performed from 60 days after calving and 28 days after AI. The accepted samples are (in order of preference): serum clotted blood (brown cap tube or other dry tube without preservatives) plasma (EDTA)* whole blood (EDTA)* milk […]


New Bovine respiratory multiplex (BRM) qPCR kits are now available: MULIPLEX – FAST – EASY – CONVENIENT – RELIABLE Bovichek® BRM- Bacteria qPCR Bovichek® BRM- Virus qPCR MAJOR ADVANTAGES Easy. All necessary reagents included. Fast. Results obtained in less than 90 minutes. Muliplexed allowing the detection of multiple pathogens in the same well, saving cost […]