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Laboratory capability (Botswana) : Botswana National Veterinary Laboratory

Each laboratory maintains a list of tests that can be performed by that lab. Some of these are routine tests (and can be performed in many labs), but some are special tests, or the laboratory is a regional reference laboratory.


Contact Details

Botswana National Veterinary Laboratory
Dr Chandapiwa Marobela-Raborokgwe
Deputy Director
Botswana National Veterinary Laboratory
Veterinary Services
Private Bag 0035 Gaborone Botswana
Gaborone n/a Botswana
Telephone: +267 3928816
Mobile: +267 72293512
Fax: +2673928956
Email: cmarobela-raborokgwe@gov.bw


Laboratory testing capability

Diseases
Anthrax
Avian mycoplasmosis (M.synoviae)
Bovine anaplasmosis
Bovine babesiosis
Bovine spongiform encephalopathy
Bovine tuberculosis
Brucellosis (Brucella abortus)
Brucellosis (Brucella melitensis)
Contagious bov. pleuropneumonia
Contagious cap. pleuropneumonia
Dourine
Echinococcosis/hydatidosis
Enzootic bovine leukosis
Epizootic ulcerative syndrome
Foot and mouth disease
Heartwater
Highly path. avian influenza
Infec bursal disease (Gumboro)
Lumpy skin disease
Marek's disease
Newcastle disease
Porcine cysticercosis
Rabies
Rift Valley fever
Salmonellosis (S. abortusovis)
Theileriosis
Trichinellosis
Trypanosomosis



Disease Diagnostic Tests
Anthrax bacteriological examination
Disease Diagnostic Tests
Avian mycoplasmosis (M.synoviae) enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)
Disease Diagnostic Tests
Bovine anaplasmosis electron microscopy
Disease Diagnostic Tests
Bovine babesiosis electron microscopy
Disease Diagnostic Tests
Bovine spongiform encephalopathy histopathological examination
Disease Diagnostic Tests
Bovine tuberculosis histopathological examination
Disease Diagnostic Tests
Brucellosis (Brucella abortus) complement fixation test (CFT)
polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
rose bengal test (RBT)
Disease Diagnostic Tests
Brucellosis (Brucella melitensis) complement fixation test (CFT)
polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
rose bengal test (RBT)
Disease Diagnostic Tests
Contagious bov. pleuropneumonia bacteriological examination
complement fixation test (CFT)
histopathological examination
polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
Disease Diagnostic Tests
Contagious cap. pleuropneumonia histopathological examination
Disease Diagnostic Tests
Dourine complement fixation test (CFT)
Disease Diagnostic Tests
Echinococcosis/hydatidosis electron microscopy
Disease Diagnostic Tests
Enzootic bovine leukosis histopathological examination
Disease Diagnostic Tests
Epizootic ulcerative syndrome histopathological examination
Disease Diagnostic Tests
Foot and mouth disease liquid-phase blocking ELISA
Disease Diagnostic Tests
Heartwater electron microscopy
Disease Diagnostic Tests
Highly path. avian influenza haemagglutination (HA) test
haemagglutination inhibition test (HIT)
Disease Diagnostic Tests
Infec bursal disease (Gumboro) histopathological examination
Disease Diagnostic Tests
Lumpy skin disease electron microscopy
Disease Diagnostic Tests
Marek's disease histopathological examination
Disease Diagnostic Tests
Newcastle disease haemagglutination (HA) test
haemagglutination inhibition test (HIT)
polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
Disease Diagnostic Tests
Porcine cysticercosis histopathological examination
Disease Diagnostic Tests
Rabies fluorescent antibody virus neutralisationá(FAVN)
histopathological examination
Disease Diagnostic Tests
Rift Valley fever polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
Disease Diagnostic Tests
Salmonellosis (S. abortusovis) bacteriological examination
Disease Diagnostic Tests
Theileriosis electron microscopy
Disease Diagnostic Tests
Trichinellosis electron microscopy
Disease Diagnostic Tests
Trypanosomosis electron microscopy