BVL are National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) quality accredited laboratories. Our accreditation number is 13626. Compliance with ISO/IEC 17025. The scope of this accreditation can be viewed at: www.nata.com.au
The BVL testing and research program:
BVL has expertise in PCR technology, as well as the traditional disciplines of a diagnostic veterinary laboratory such as gross pathology, histopathology, clinical pathology, microbiology, parasitology and virology.
Note: In most cases people wishing to access BVL services should do so through their local veterinarian.
BVL provides testing in a range of fields. These included:
If you are uncertain or wish to discuss the availability of a test please contact Specimen Reception on telephone 08 8999 2249.
Testing for diagnostic purposes in production animals (agricultural livestock and aquaculture species) from Northern Territory properties is presently provided free of charge.
Other testing of specimens from production animals e.g. for health monitoring or research is charged for, unless arrangements are made with the laboratory in advance for funding under specified projects.
Other tests that attract a charge include:
If you are uncertain of the availability of a test and/or the charging arrangements please contact Specimen Reception on telephone 08 8999 2249.
Phone: 08 8999 2249
Berrimah Veterinary Laboratories
Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries (DPIF)
GPO Box 3000
DARWIN NT 0801