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 log 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.

Important Lab Dates

Christmas - New Year - Test Schedule Changes From 20/12/2019 to 3/01/2020
Sample Arrive By COBResult Available
Mon 23rd - Fri 27th Dec 2019
Hendra/Nipah SNT (no test Friday 27th Dec)
Hendra ELISA (note no SNT backup until Fri 3rd Jan)Fri 20th DecTue 24th Dec
Rabies FAVNFri 20th DecTue 24th Dec
Brucella canis SATFri 20th DecTue 24th Dec
Ehrlichia canis IFAMon 23rd DecTue 24th Dec
Leishmania infantum FATMon 23rd DecTue 24th Dec
Leptospira canicola MATMon 23rd DecTue 24th Dec
Mickleham PEQ influenza PCR testing (dog, horse)Samples to arrive by 11am Mon 23rd DecTue 24th Dec
Wed 25th Dec 2019 - Wed 1st Jan 2020 inclusive - routine testing not available
No rabies FAVN this week
Other testing as per normal Thu 2nd/Fri 3rd Jan 2020
Mickleham PEQ influenza PCR testing (dog, horse)Routine testing resumes Thu 2nd Jan

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.

General Enquiries

AAHL Reception

Phone + 61 3 5227 5007
Email aahl.reception@csiro.au

Address Address:
5 Portarlington Rd
East Geelong
VIC 3219 Australia

AAHL Accessions

Phone + 61 3 5227 5414
Email aahl-accessions@csiro.au

Address Address:
Private Bag 24
VIC 3220 Australia
Specimen Deliveries:
Australian Animal Health Laboratory
Attn: Specimen Reception
5 Portarlington Rd
East Geelong
VIC 3219 Australia