Viral Serology

Viral serology laboratory undertakes a range of serological techniques for viral animal diseases during surveillance, outbreak investigation, export animal testing and research activities to provide rapid serological diagnosis especially for economic and public importance TAD’s.

 

 

Personnel


Qualification

No

Experience

Responsibilities

DVM,
MSc

1

More
than ten years

Laboratory  head

BSc
in Laboratory technology

5

More
than 15 years

Test
analysis and interpretation

 Types of test performed 
Viral serology laboratory carry out diagnosis for the following animal diseases using serological assays:

Testing
methods
 

Type of
disease
 

Remark

3ABC  FMD NSP ELISA

FMDV sero-typing ELISA from tissue

FMD Sero-typing ELISA from serum (LPBE)

FMD

 

FMD

FMD

Core
and surface antibody detection

Ag detection

C-ELISA
Ag  detection ELISA

PPR
PPR

Ab detection
Ag detection

     

Other ELISA tests

 African Horse Sickness, African Swine fever, Classical Swine fever, Equine herpes virus, Equine infectious anemia, MERS- Cov, Bluetongue  and Maedi-Visna

Ab  detection

Time required to release test results
The time taken to release serological test results may take a maximum of 3 days but in the case of outbreak can be done within a day.

Contact
Fasil Aklilu  DVM, MSc,
Tel: +251 918 752816,
        + 251 1338890894(-97),
PO box 04, Sebeta, Ethiopia,
E-mail:  fasil.aklilu@yahoo.com 


Demeke Sibhatu  Bsc, 
Tel. +251 910604658,
        +251 1338890894(-97),
PO box 04,  Sebeta, Ethiopia,
E-mail: demekesib@yahoo.com