Testing Services

This site provides information about our services and also allows you to log submissions and other requests online. Some general information is available without logging in, but to access the full resources of the site, you will need to register for an account and sign in. Lodging diagnostic submissions through the site offers a number of advantages:

  • The Specimen Advice Note (SAN) can be printed for inclusion with the shipment.
  • You will be notified when your submission arrives and can act if it does not arrive as expected.
  • You are able to track the status of your submission online.
  • Copies of current and past reports can be accessed as required.
  • You are able to register (opt-in only) for email notifications of significant updates from the lab, including testing schedules around holidays.

Public Holiday Test Schedules

Labour Day (Monday 11th March 2024)

TestSamples Arrive by COBResults Available by COB
Brucella canis SAT, E.Canis IFA, Hendra ELISA, Leishmania infantum IFA, Leptospira canicola MAT (No change) Wednesday, 13 March 2024 Friday, 15 March 2024
Nipah ELISA (No change) Monday, 11 March 2024 Friday, 15 March 2024
Rabies FAVN (No change) Monday, 11 March 2024 Friday, 15 March 2024
Hendra VNT and Nipah VNT - No test 8th-11th; Extra test Tuesday 10th: Samples to arrive by COB Mon 11 March Monday, 11 March 2024 Friday, 15 March 2024

Easter Holiday (29th March-1st April 2024)

TestSamples Arrive by COBResults Available by COB
Brucella Canis SAT Tuesday, 26 March 2024 Thursday, 28 March 2024
E.Canis IFA, Hendra ELISA, Leishmania infantum IFA, Leptospira canicola MAT (no change) Wednesday, 27 March 2024 Thursday, 28 March 2024
Hendra VNT and Nipah VNT - No test 29th Mar-1st Apr; Extra test Tuesday 2nd: Samples to arrive by COB Mon 1st Apr Monday, 1 April 2024 Friday, 5 April 2024
Nipah ELISA (No change) Monday, 25 March 2024 Thursday, 28 March 2024
Rabies FAVN (No change) Monday, 25 March 2024 Thursday, 28 March 2024

Anzac Day 25th April 2024

TestSamples Arrive by COBResults Available by COB
Brucella Canis SAT Monday, 22 April 2024 Wednesday, 24 April 2024
Brucella canis SAT, E.Canis IFA, Leishmania infantum IFA, Leptospira canicola MAT (No change) Wednesday, 24 April 2024 Friday, 26 April 2024
Hendra VNT and Nipah VNT (No change) Saturday, 27 April 2024 Monday, 29 April 2024
Nipah ELISA (No change) Monday, 22 April 2024 Friday, 26 April 2024
Rabies FAVN (No change) Monday, 22 April 2024 Friday, 26 April 2024
Hendra ELISA Monday, 22 April 2024 Friday, 26 April 2024

Beware altered courier schedules for public holidays! Let us know if you are planning to send a sample to arrive on a public holiday. For Victorian public holidays click here.