General Bacteriology and Mycology Laboratory

General Bacteriology and Mycology laboratory functions in isolation and identification of important bacterial and fungal colonies and applies different tests for the identification of pathogens from specimens collected for various purposes such as animal disease outbreak investigation, export animal testing, diagnosis, surveillance and research. The laboratory uses primary and secondary biochemical tests (conventional tests), rapid diagnostic tests, Analytical Profile Index (API) kits and the fully automated OMNILOG/BIOLOG bacterial and fungal identification techniques for pathogen identification.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personnel

Qualification

No

Experience

Responsibilities

DVM,
MSc in Veterinary Microbiology

2

More
than 10 years

Laboratory  head and Associate Researcher

BSc
in Veterinary Laboratory Technology

3

More
than 20 years

Assistant Researchers, Test
analysis and interpretation

Diploma
in AH

1

More
than 20 years

Media,
reagent preparation, conduct sample processing

Type of examinations and other services carried out 

 

The laboratory provides a wide range of services including veterinary diagnostic tests and training for experts:

  • Anaerobic bacteria culture and identification,
  • Filamentous fungus and yeast culture and identification
  • Antimicrobial susceptibility test,
  • PPD test for bovine tuberculosis,
  •  Mycobacterium bovis and brucella culture and identification at BSL III Laboratory
  • Short term/Mid-term training on bacterial and fungal isolation and identification techniques; using conventional test methods, Analytical Profile Index kit and OMNILOG/BIOLOG fully automated identification system. 

Length of time elapsed to release test results

  • After the samples reached in the bacteriology laboratory, it needs an average of 3-7 days to release test results to the customer (Refer to the lab service summary table for detail).

 Contact persons
Matios Lakew, DVM, MSC
Tel: +251 942 076332E-mail: matioslakew@gmail.com">mailto:matioslakew@gmail.com">matioslakew@gmail.com
Tafesse Koran, BSc
Tel: +251 911 774904 Email: tafessekoran@ymail.com">mailto:tafessekoran@ymail.com">tafessekoran@ymail.com

Abebe Olani, BSc

Tel: +251910017931 Email: abebenaol@gmail.com">mailto:abebenaol@gmail.com">abebenaol@gmail.com

Mekdes Tamiru, BSc

+251911304986 Email: mekdestamiru2012@gmail.com">mailto:mekdestamiru2012@gmail.com">mekdestamiru2012@gmail.com

 Letebrehan Yimesgen

+251933332022

Fax: +251 13 380220

P.O.Box: 04, Sebeta, Ethiopia