Bioforensics Assay Development and Diagnostics

Laboratory Details

Division:
Bacterial Pathogens
Address:
1015 Arlington Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3E 3R2
Phone:
(204) 784-5928 or 1-877-212-6108
Fax:
(204) 789-5009
Description:

The Bioforensics Assay Development and Diagnostics program studies bacterial pathogens through genomics/ immunomics to provide leverage and support for novel bacterial detection and identification assays. Serological assay development is conducted with recombinant antibody technology that stems from the Monoclonal Antibody Core facility of the NML.

Proficiency Panels

Proficiency Panels
Proficiency Panel Pathogen
Security Sensitive Biological Agent (SSBA) Proficiency Panel Brucella spp.
Security Sensitive Biological Agent (SSBA) Proficiency Panel Francisella tularensis
Security Sensitive Biological Agent (SSBA) Proficiency Panel Burkholderia pseudomallei
Security Sensitive Biological Agent (SSBA) Proficiency Panel Bacillus anthracis
Security Sensitive Biological Agent (SSBA) Proficiency Panel Clostridium botulinum
Security Sensitive Biological Agent (SSBA) Proficiency Panel Yersinia pestis

Proficiency Panel Reports

Requisition Form

Reference Diagnostic Tests

Reference Diagnostic Tests
Pathogen Test Category Reference Diagnostic Test
Bacillus anthracis Serology Serology
Bacillus anthracis Molecular Detection Molecular Detection of Bacillus anthracis
Bacillus anthracis Molecular Differentiation Multiple Locus Variable Number Tandem Repeat Analysis (MLVA)
Brucella spp. Molecular Differentiation Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms
Brucella spp. Molecular Differentiation Multiple Locus Variable Number Tandem Repeat Analysis (MLVA)
Brucella spp. Molecular Detection Molecular Detection of Brucella spp. by real-time PCR
Brucella spp. Serology Serology
Burkholderia mallei Molecular Detection Molecular detection of Burkholderia mallei/pseudomallei by real-time PCR
Burkholderia pseudomallei Molecular Detection Molecular detection of Burkholderia mallei/pseudomallei by real-time PCR
Coxiella burnetii Molecular Detection Molecular detection of Coxiella burnetii by real-time PCR
Francisella tularensis Molecular Detection Molecular Detection of Francisella tularensis by real-time PCR
Francisella tularensis Serology Serology
Francisella tularensis Molecular Differentiation Multiple Locus Variable Number Tandem Repeat Analysis (MLVA)
Ricinus communis Molecular Detection Molecular detection of Ricinus communis by real-time PCR
Ricinus communis Serology Ricin Antigen Capture ELISA
Yersinia pestis Molecular Detection Molecular Detection of Yersinia pestis by real-time PCR