Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory

The laboratory is engaged in the diagnosis of diseases during outbreak Investigation, surveillance and research. It also provides training for various stakeholders from deferent African countries and regional laboratories with in the country. Molecular laboratory Accredited (PCR) tests for AI and NDV in the requirement of ISO 17025 - 05.  Advised and supervised DVM , MSc and PHD students from different veterinary universities . Molecular laboratory Assigned as a referral laboratory for AI and NDV for East African region and supportive laboratory for trance boundary animal diseases. Jointly working with international collaborators ( IAEA , FAO , DTRA , CDC , PADOVA , USAID , Pirbright(UK) and others) .

Personnel

Qualification

No

Experience

Responsibilities

DVM, MSc

1

More than 15 years

Researcher & Laboratory head

DVM,MSc

2

More than 15 years

Researcher

       

DVM

1

More than 15 years

Assistant Researcher

BSc in Laboratory technology

3

More than 15 years

Laboratory Technologist

Types of Tests   

  • Both conventional & Real- time PCR
  •  Egg inoculation , Heamaglutination (HA) and Heamaglutination Inhibition (HI) test for Avian Influenza & NDV,

 Diseases testing in molecular laboratory

  •  Bacteria:- Brucella including subspecies , CBPP
  •  Viruses: - Newcastle, Avian Influenza, Pigeon paramyxovirus type 1, Infectious Bursal Diseases, Marek’s disease, RVF ,FMD, ASF , Sheep & goat Pox , LSD , PPR , MERS -cov.

The Required samples

  •  Tissue, Swabs, whole blood , Feather – for molecular tests and
  •  Serum and swabs for HI tests.  


Length of time elapsed to release tests

  •  Molecular test result is generated within 2-5 days for diagnosis of disease outbreak.  
  •  Heamaglutination inhibition and egg inoculation 5-20 days


Contact person
Redeat Belaineh  (DVM, MSc )
PO Box 04, Sebeta
Tel: +25113380894/95/96

E-mail: red.tkbr@yahoo.com">mailto:red.tkbr@yahoo.com">red.tkbr@yahoo.com

 Mobile 251911686842.

Fax: +25113380220