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 […]


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 […]


Influenza viruses are divided into four types: A, B, C and D. Influenza A viruses are the most common and can infect humans, swine, cattle, birds and many other animal species (Henritzi and al, 2019; Zhang and al, 2019). Influenza B viruses mainly infect humans, but they can also occasionally infect swine (Takatsy and al […]


For several years, Biovet has collaborated with the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) reference laboratory for influenza A of the National Center for Foreign Animal Diseases (NCFAM) of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) in Winnipeg. We regularly provide them with positive samples for the swine influenza type A virus (VIA) to feed their […]


OUR LATEST TESTS As an innovative partner of veterinarians, Biovet is constantly implementing new tests, useful documents and more. Here are some of our novelties in recent months: Suis-cides” and swine erysipelas (PCR) New 2021 User’s Guide – Swine/Poultry Post-weaning STM and ETEC profile Salmonella Ab ELISA – New in-house test Digestive Colibacillosis in piglets […]


A real-time PCR (RT-PCR) profile for the detection of Actinobacillus suis, Glaesserella (anc. Haemophilus) parasuis, Streptococcus suis, and Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae is now available from Biovet. As their names indicate, “suis-cides” diseases are life-threatening swine (“suis”) diseases (“cides”) caused by Actinobacillus suis, Glaesserella (anc. Haemophilus) parasuis, or Streptococcus suis. Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae can be related to this […]


Since autumn 2020, all samples submitted to us for rtPCR SRRP testing are examined parallel to the Tetracore kit (EZ-PRRSV MPX) and the Biovet “in house” test. We recently compiled the results of tests conducted at the end of 2020 on 1514 various samples (serums, oral fluids, processing fluids, lungs). The results obtained at the […]


Dr. René Lallier, President of Biovet, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Maryse Ménard, B.Sc. as a a swine/poultry sales representative. Mrs. Ménard started at Biovet in 2003 as au laboratory technician before she she accepted a position as an agri-food sales representative. Since 2008, she was part of the sales’ team and […]


Biovet is pleased to present the New 2021 Swine / Poultry User’s Guide and Fees. A few new features are added in this new edition: Guide for tubes and other sampling material Section of additional analysis including mycotoxin and GMO analyses • New tests are indicated by this symbol: Note that prices will be effective […]

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