The following testing facilities are available at NRLPD.

  • Bacterial isolation, typing and drug sensitivity.
  • Poultry Farm and Hatchery sanitation monitoring.
  • Water monitoring
  • Coccidial count
  • Virus isolation and typing.
  • Serological analysis

a.      Enzyme Linked Immunosorbant Assay (ELISA)

b.      Hemagglutination Inhibition (HI),

c.       Agar Gel Precipitation Test (AGPT)

d.      Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

  • N-Typing of Avian Influenza Viruses
  • Intravenous Pathogenicity Index (IVPI) determination.
  • Intra-cerebral Pathogenicity Index (ICPI) determination.
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
  • Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)
  • Real-time Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)
  • Genome Sequencing of Poultry Pathogens
  • Antigenic Cartography for Vaccine Matching
  • National Repository of Avian Pathogens
  • Diagnostic Reagent Preparation.