Diagnostics

When fighting diseases that threaten your herd—and your profitability—it is important to know what you are up against

As disease challenges affecting livestock continue to evolve, and new or uncommon pathogen strains emerge, knowing what it is you are up against can save you a lot of time and money. Bimeda Biologicals’ diagnostic and testing lab uses the latest technology to assist you in providing the highest level of care for your clients’ cattle. Our experienced staff is dedicated to getting you accurate information, as quickly as possible, so that you can make better, science-based management decisions. Whether you are looking to confirm pregnancy, identify persistently infected (PI) calves, determine a more effective treatment strategy or strengthening your vaccine protocol we are here to help.

Available Services + Testing Capabilities:

  • Virus Detection, Isolation + Identification
    • Real-Time (RT) PCR Viral BRD Panel
      • Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis (IBR)
      • Bovine Viral Diarrhea (BVD) Types 1a + 1b
      • BVD Type 2
      • Parainfluenza3 (PI3)
      • Bovine Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Bacteria Detection, Isolation + Identification
    • Real-Time (RT) PCR Bacterial BRD Panel
      • Mannheimia haemolytica Types A1, A2, A5 + A6
      • Pasteurella multocida
      • Histophilus somni
    • Antibiotic Sensitivity Testing
  • Mycoplasma bovis Detection, Isolation + Confirmation
    • Real-Time (RT) PCR
    • RFLP ELISA Banding Profile
    • Antibiotic Sensitivity Testing
  • Isolate Preservation + Storage for use in Autogenous Vaccine Production
  • BVD-PI ELISA Testing
    • Sample types: ear notch or blood sample
    • Kit types: IDEXX® and Central States Testing
  • Bovine Pregnancy Testing

If you have any questions or would like more information on our diagnostic services, contact us.

Bimeda® Biologicals
1702 North Bell Street,
San Angelo, Texas
76903

 Phone: 1 800 284 8403