SEAFDEC/AQD offers fish disease diagnostic services such as direct microscopy, PCR diagnosis, bacteriology, mycology, histopathology, and aflatoxin determination.
To request a fish disease diagnostic from SEAFDEC/AQD:
- Contact the laboratory by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for the availability of schedule, proper sampling procedure and packing of samples.
- Download REQUEST FORM.
- To pay, use the same payment options as the training / publications section of this website. Fill up the request form, attach proof of payment, and send separately from your sample.
Fax to: (63-33) 330-7011
Mail to: The Head
Fish Health Section
Tigbauan, 5021 Iloilo
- Hand-carry your samples to AQD; or send by registered, door-to-door courier service to the same mailing address above.
Below are the diagnostic services fees:
|Diagnostic Services||Fee (PHP)|
|Direct microscopy of wet mounts or tissue smears|
|Fish/Shrimp larval monitoring + MBV detection||250|
|Parasite detection and identification (1-5 specimens)||150|
|WSSV, IHHNV (IQ2000 kit)||900|
|WSSV and IHHNV soil and water sample||3,000|
|WSSV, IHHNV soil, water, and tissue sample (Real-time qPCR)||3,000|
|TSV, YHV, GAV, IMNV (IQ2000 kit)||1,000|
|WTD – XSV, MrNV||900|
|Shrimp bacteria, AHPND (IQ2000 kit)||900|
|Shrimp microsporidian parasite, EHP (IQ2000 kit)||900|
|KHV (IQ2000 kit)||900|
|SVCV (IQ2000 kit)||1,000|
|VNN (IQ2000 kit)||1,000|
|Iridovirus (IQ2000 kit)||900|
|Bacterial isolation (1-5 specimens)||300|
|Bacterial identification (Conventional method, per isolate; minimum of 5 isolates)||750|
|Bacterial count (water samples, 1-10 pcs. fry, fingerlings, and juveniles)|
|Total plate count, luminous bacteria count, total presumptive Vibrio||300|
|Vibrio parahaemolyticus, V. cholerae, V. alginolyticus count||300|
|Marine fungal isolation||300|
|Histopathology (H&E stain of routine paraffin sections)|
|Full mount (per slide)||300|
|Typical section (per slide or tissue)||300|
|Serial section (per slide)||300|
|Feeds and animal tissue (Elabscience rapid test kit)||500|