Test: Brucella culture

Accreditation status

ISO 17025:2017 from International Accreditation Service, US. Valid until July 2021

This test is not EIAC Accredited.

Test specifications

 

a)      Test method

OIE Manual of Diagnostic Test and Vaccines for Terrestrial Animals, Chapter 3.1.4 (Version adopted in May 2016)

b)     Sample matrix

Tissues, organs, lymph nodes, swabs, body fluid, placenta, blood in sodium citrate tube, milk, carcass etc.

c)      Sample Volume/Amount

Minimum 60ml milk

Body fluids not less than 3ml

The appropriate amount of lesion tissues/organs

d)     Sample submission

CVRL does not conduct site visiting and sampling. Refer ‘CVRL- Guidelines’.

e)     TAT

12 -18  working days

f)       Results

Refer ‘CVRL- Guidelines

Test: Taylorella equigenitalis (CEM) culture

Accreditation status

ISO 17025:2017 from International Accreditation Service, US. Valid until July 2021

This test is not EIAC Accredited

Test specifications

 

a)      Test method

OIE Manual of Diagnostic Test and Vaccines for Terrestrial Animals, Chapter 3.5.2

(Version adopted in May 2018)

b)     Sample matrix

Refer ‘Equine Recommendation

c)      Sample Volume/Amount

Refer ‘Equine Recommendation

d)     Sample submission

Refer ‘CVRL- Guidelines’ and ‘Equine Recommendation

e)     TAT

4 - 6 working days

f)       Results

Refer ‘CVRL- Guidelines

Test: Total Plate Count

Accreditation status

ISO/IEC 17025:2017 from Emirates International Accreditation Centre (EIAC, formerly known as DAC). Valid until 01/09/2022

Test specifications

 

a)      Test method

ISO 4833-1:2013 Pour Plate Technique at 30oC

b)     Sample matrix

Food intended for human consumption (raw, processed, packed, ready to eat etc.)

Milk and dairy products

c)      Test method detection limit

1 cfu/ml for liquid food

10 cfu/g for solid food

d)     Sample Volume/Amount

Minimum 60ml liquid and 250g of solid food

e)     Sample submission

CVRL does not conduct site visiting and sampling. Refer ‘CVRL- Guidelines

f)       TAT

3 - 4 working days

g)      Results

Refer ‘CVRL- Guidelines

h)     Decision rule and MU

When reporting statements of conformity/non-conformity in test reports, decision rule will be applied taking lab MU into consideration. The customer will be notified in advance for confirmation.

Measurement Uncertainty will be provided upon request.

Test: Total Coliform Count

Accreditation status

ISO/IEC 17025:2017 from Emirates International Accreditation Centre (EIAC, formerly known as DAC). Valid until 01/09/2022

Test specifications

 

a)      Test method

ISO 4832:2006 Pour Plate Technique

b)     Sample matrix

Food intended for human consumption (raw, processed, packed, ready to eat etc.)

Milk and dairy products

c)      Test method detection limit

1 cfu/ml for liquid food

10 cfu/g for solid food

d)     Sample Volume/Amount

Minimum 60ml liquid and 250g of solid food

e)     Sample submission

CVRL does not conduct site visiting and sampling. Refer ‘CVRL- Guidelines’.

f)       TAT

3 - 4 working days

g)      Results

Refer ‘CVRL- Guidelines

h)     Decision rule and MU

When reporting statements of conformity/non-conformity in test reports, decision rule will be applied taking lab MU into consideration. The customer will be notified in advance for confirmation.

Measurement Uncertainty will be provided upon request.

Test: E.coli enumeration

Accreditation status

ISO/IEC 17025:2017 from Emirates International Accreditation Centre (EIAC, formerly known as DAC). Valid until 01/09/2022

Test specifications

 

a)      Test method

ISO 4832:2006 Pour Plate Technique

b)     Sample matrix

Food intended for human consumption (raw, processed, packed, ready to eat etc.)

Milk and dairy products

c)      Test method detection limit

1 cfu/ml for liquid food

10 cfu/g for solid food

d)     Sample Volume/Amount

Minimum 60ml liquid and 250g of solid food

e)     Sample submission

CVRL does not conduct site visiting and sampling. Refer ‘CVRL- Guidelines’.

f)       TAT

3 - 4 working days

g)      Results

Refer ‘CVRL- Guidelines

h)     Decision rule and MU

When reporting statements of conformity/non-conformity in test reports, decision rule will be applied taking lab MU into consideration. The customer will be notified in advance for confirmation.

Measurement Uncertainty will be provided upon request.

Test: Staphylococcus aureus - enumeration

Accreditation status

ISO/IEC 17025:2017 from Emirates International Accreditation Centre (EIAC, formerly known as DAC) for food, milk and dairy products. Valid until 01/09/2022

Test specifications

 

a)      Test method

ISO 6888-1:2020 Technique using surface plating

b)     Sample matrix

Food intended for human consumption (raw, processed, packed, ready to eat etc.)

Milk and dairy products

c)      Test method detection limit

1 cfu/ml for liquid food

10 cfu/g for solid food

d)     Sample Volume/Amount

Minimum 60ml liquid and 250g of solid food

e)     Sample submission

CVRL does not conduct site visiting and sampling. Refer ‘CVRL- Guidelines’.

f)       TAT

3 - 4 working days

g)      Results

Refer ‘CVRL- Guidelines

h)     Decision rule and MU

When reporting statements of conformity/non-conformity in test reports, decision rule will be applied taking lab MU into consideration. The customer will be notified in advance for confirmation.

Measurement Uncertainty will be provided upon request.

Test:  Antibiotic residue analysis (Quantitative)

Accreditation status

Not Accredited

Test specifications

 

a)      Test method

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

b)     Sample matrix

Egg, honey, meat, milk, fish

c)      Test method detection limit

Antibiotic assay in milk is qualitative test and for other matrices it is quantitative assay

Please contact lab for detection limit of analytes

d)     Sample Volume/Amount

60ml milk, 250g solid food, 5 x eggs

e)     Sample submission

CVRL does not conduct site visiting and sampling. Refer ‘CVRL- Guidelines’.

f)       TAT

3 - 4 working days

g)      Results

Refer ‘CVRL- Guidelines

Test: Salmonella - detection

Accreditation status

ISO/IEC 17025:2017 from Emirates International Accreditation Centre (EIAC, formerly known as DAC). Valid until 01/09/2022

Test specifications

 

a)      Test method

ISO 6579-1:2017 Part 1 - Detection of Salmonella sp.

b)     Sample matrix

Food intended for human consumption (raw, processed, packed, ready to eat etc.)

Milk and dairy products

c)      Sample Volume/Amount

Minimum 60ml liquid and 250g of solid food

d)     Sample submission

CVRL does not conduct site visiting and sampling. Refer ‘CVRL- Guidelines’.

e)     TAT

5 - 9 working days

f)       Results

Refer ‘CVRL- Guidelines

Test: Listeria monocytogenes - detection

Accreditation status

ISO/IEC 17025:2017 from Emirates International Accreditation Centre (EIAC, formerly known as DAC). Valid until 01/09/2022

Test specifications

 

a)      Test method

Adopted from the Institute of Food Hygiene/Animal Clinic Germany, source of which is ISO 11290-1:2017 Part 1 - Detection method

b)     Sample matrix

Food intended for human consumption (raw, processed, packed, ready to eat etc.)

Milk and dairy products

c)      Sample Volume/Amount

Minimum 60ml liquid and 250g of solid food

d)     Sample submission

CVRL does not conduct site visiting and sampling. Refer ‘CVRL- Guidelines’.

e)     TAT

5 - 8 working days

f)       Results

Refer ‘CVRL- Guidelines

Test: Campylobacter species - detection

Accreditation status

ISO/IEC 17025:2017 from Emirates International Accreditation Centre (EIAC, formerly known as DAC). Valid until 01/09/2022

Test specifications

 

a)      Test method

ISO 10272-1:2017 Part 1 - Detection method

b)     Sample matrix

Food intended for human consumption (raw, processed, packed, ready to eat etc.)

Milk and dairy products

c)      Sample Volume/Amount

Minimum 60ml liquid and 250g of solid food

d)     Sample submission

CVRL does not conduct site visiting and sampling. Refer ‘CVRL- Guidelines’.

e)     TAT

5 - 8 working days

f)       Results

Refer ‘CVRL- Guidelines

Test: Mycotoxin Analysis

Accreditation status

Not Accredited

Test specifications

 

a)      Test method

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

b)     Sample matrix

Cereal and cereal based feed

c)      Test method detection limit

An array of 10 mycotoxins is screened in the assay. Please contact lab for detection limit of analytes

d)     Sample Volume/Amount

250g feed

e)     Sample submission

CVRL does not conduct site visiting and sampling. Refer ‘CVRL- Guidelines’.

f)       TAT

3 - 4 working days

g)      Results

Refer ‘CVRL- Guidelines

 

 

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