Cell Culture

This laboratory provides diagnostic results for major infectious diseases during outbreak investigation and research through viral isolation and identification.

Personnel

Qualification

No

Experience

Responsibility

DVM, MSc

2

More
than 15 years

Laboratory head, quality control, test interpretation and analysis

Diploma in AH, Laboratory technology

1

More
than 10 years

Test
analysis and interpretation

Types of examination performed

  • Isolation and identification of viruses (PPR, AHS, LSD, FMD,  Sheep pox, New Castle disease, Gumboro, Bovine viral Diarrhea, IBR,  Equine Herpes Virus  )
  • Egg inoculation
  • Virus/serum neutralization tests
  • IFAT
  • Vaccine matching for FMD and other diseases

Handling of different cell line for virus Isolation

  • These are (Vero, BHK21, RK-13, DF1, MDBK, PK, ED, ZZ-cell and CHS 20)  

Length of time elapsed to release test results

  • Test results can be released within 7-21 days

Contact person
Daniel Gizaw, DVM, MVSc, 

Tel. +251911388562, +2511338890894
E-mail: nebiyudan@gmail.com
P.O. Box 04, Sebeta, Ethiopia                   

Dereje Shegu  AHA, VLT, DVM, MVSc
Tel.    +251-912838083, +251-11338890895
E-mail:  dshegu@yahoo.com 
P.O. Box  04, Sebeta, Ethiopia

Tsion Bilata, AHA, VLT 
Tel. +251-911076880, +251-11338890896
E-mail: tsi.bilata@gmail.com
P.O. Box  04, Sebeta, Ethiopia