Assay List

Analyses

At Whitbeck Labs, we offer a complete testing solutions.  We specialize in servicing the poultry industry with testing capabilities including environmental, serological, finished product, nutritional information, veterinary testing and more.  We also have analytical chemistry capabilities for mineral testing, grease and tallow testing within the oil and grease markets, and more general chemistry testing.

 

Below is a listing of the most popular assays we offer.  If you don’t see the tests you require, please contact us for more information.

 

Food and Environment
Aerobic plate count (TPC)
Aerobic psychotropic count
Anaerobic Spore count (Clostridium)
Bacillus cereus
Clostridium spore count
Coliform plate count
Campylobacter enumeration rinse
E. coli O157:H7
E. coli O157:H7 Serotyping
E. coli plate count
Enterobacteriaciae count
Lactobacillus plate count
Listeria (Presumptive)
Listeria ( confirmed positive)
Salmonella plate count
Salmonella (Presumptive)
Salmonella(confirmed positive)
Salmonella 375gm (Presumptive)
*Salmonella FDA Egg (Presumptive)
Salmonella Serological typing
*Salmonella NPIP (Litter, drag swabs, environmental) (Presumptive)
*Salmonella NPIP Quick SE(Added to presumptive test)
Delayed Secondary Enrichment (DSE) NPIP
Salmonella NPIP(confirmed positive)
Staphylococcus aureus
Yeast & Mold plate count
*Official USDA NPIP Salmonella testing laboratory

Water
Total coliform count
Fecal coliform count
Fecal Streptococcus plate count
Heterotrophic count (aerobic)
Pseudomonas count
Slime bacteria
Iron bacteria
Sulfate bacteria

Veterinary Tests

Microbiology
Acid-Fast Culture
Acid-Fast Smear
Anaerobic Culture
Blood Culture
Campylobacter Culture VP 46
Culture Identification Only
Fungus Culture (Mold and Yeast)
Gram’s Stain
Mycoplasma (Isolation) Culture
Occult Blood
Ova and Parasites
Routine Culture*
Salmonella (20 Hour ELISA)
Stool Culture (Salmonella, Shigella, Yersinia, and E. coli)
Stool Culture (Comprehensive including Campylobactor) VP 01
Toxoplasma Oocysts
Urine Culture
Water Culture (Total Coliform Count)

Chemistry Panels and Profiles
ADRENAL PROFILE-FERRET – Includes: DHEAS, Estradiol, Androstendione, 17-Hydroxyprogesterone, Progesterone
AMMONIA – Includes: Pre/Post
AUTOIMMUNE PANEL I – Includes: CBC/Diff/PLT, Coombs (direct), ANA, RA Factor
AVIAN SCREEN – Includes: Glucose, T, Protein, LDH, Calcium, Uric Acid, AST Albumin, CPK, T, Bilirubin
AVIAN/EXOTIC CBC – Includes: CBC, Hct, Hgb, WBC, RBC, Differential, Blood Parasites
AVIAN SCREEN/CBC – Includes: Glucose, T, Protein, LDH, Calcium, Uric Acid, SGOT, Albumin, CBD/Diff, T. Bilirubin
AVIAN/EXOTIC COMP.PROFILE – Includes: Avian Screen, Na, K, Cl, CPK, Cholesterol, Bile Acid
AVIAN/EXOTIC.PROFILE/CBC
BILE ACID – Includes: Pre/Post
BILIRUBIN PANEL – Includes: T. Bilirubin, Bilirubin (direct), Bilirubin (indirect)
CHEM SCREEN I – Includes: SMAC, CBC/Diff/PLT, Amylase
CHYLOMICRONS – Includes: Cholesterol, Triglycerides
COAGULATION SCREEN I – Includes: PT, PTT, PLT
COAGULATION SCREEN II – Includes: PT, PTT, CBC/Diff/PLT, Fibrinogen, GDP, Reticulocyte Ct.
COAGULATION SCREEN III – Includes: PT, PTT, Fibrinogen, PLT, FDP
COOMBS – Includes: Cold & Direct
CORONA, IGG & IGM
COTISOL 2-SAMPLE
CORTISOL 3-SAMPLE
CORTISOL 4-SAMPLE
CORTISOL 5-SAMPLE
CSF ANALYSIS/CYTOLOGY – Includes: RBC, WBC, CSF Protein, Cytology
DISTEMPER, IGG & IGM
EHRLICHIA & LYME (WESTERN BLOT)
ELECTROLYTE PANEL – Includes: Sodium, Potassium, Chloride, CO2
EQUINE SCREEN – Includes: Glucose, T. Protein, LDH, Calcium, BUN, Albumin, Globulin A/G Ratio, Creatinine, T. Bilirubin, Alk. Phosphatase, AST, Phosphorus, Na, K, Cl, GGT, CPK
EQUINE SCREEN I – Includes: Equine Screen, CO2, ALT
EQUINE SCREEN/CBC
EXOTIC SCREEN – Includes: Glucose, T. Protein, LDH, Calcium, Uric Acid, AST, Albumin, T. Bilirubin, Phosphorus, Creatinine
EXOTIC SCREEN/CBC
FECAL DIGESTION – Includes: Fat. Fiber, Muscle, Starch, Trypsin
FECAL DIGESTION COMPREHENSIVE – Includes: Fat, Fiber, Muscle, Starch, Trypsin, Occult Blood, Ova & Parasites
FELINE SCREEN I – Includes: FeLV, FIV
FELINE SCREEN II – Includes: FeLV, FIV, FIP
FELINE SCREEN III – Includes: FeLV, FIV, FIP, TOXO
FLUID ANALYSIS/CYTOLOGY – Includes: RBC, WBC, Diff, Protein Cytology
FREE T4 & C.TSH
FUNGAL PROFILE – Includes: Aspergillus, Blastomyces, Coccidiodes, HIstoplasma
IMMUNOGLOBULIN PANEL – Includes: IGG, IGM, IGA
LYME, IGG & IGM
LEPTOSPIROSIS PANEL – Includes: L. canicola, L. grippotyphoas, L. hardjo, L. pomona, L. icterohemorrhagia
PANLEUKOPENIA IGG & IGM
PARVO, IGG & IGM
POST T3 RESPONSE – Includes: T3 Total, Post T3 Response
POST T4/T3 RESPONSE – Includes: T4 Total, Post T4/TSH, T3 Total, Post T3 Response
PROBAN SCREEN – Includes: BUN, ALT, Cholinesterase
PROBAN SCREEN/CBC
SMAC (18) – Includes: Glucose, Albumin, Globulin, A/G Ratio, T. Protien, LDH, AST, ALT Alk. Phosphatase, T. Bilirubin, Calcium, Phosphorus, Sodium, Potassium, CO2 Content, Chloride, BUN, Creatinine, BUN/Creatinine Ratio, Osmolaity, Anion Gap, Cholesterol
SMAC, CBC/DIFF/PLT
SMAC, CBC/DIFF/PLT, T4 – Includes: SMAC(18), CBC, T4, Trigs
SMAC, CBC/DIFF/PLT, T4, UA – Includes: SMAC(18), CBC, T4, UA, Trigs
SMAC, MG, CPK, AMYLASE, LIPASE, TRIGS
SMAC, MG, CPK, AMYLASE, LIPASE, TRIGS, CBC/DIFF/PLT
SMAC, CBC/DIFF/PLT, AMYLASE, T4
SMAC, CBC/DIFF/PLT, UA
SMAC, CBC/DIFF/PLT, FeLV, FIV
SMAC, CBC/DIFF/PLT, FeLV, FIV, FIP
SMAC, CBC/DIFF/PLT, FeLV, FIV, FIP, TOXO T4
SMAC, CBC/DIFF/PLT, FeLV, FIP, FIV, T4
SMAC, MG, AMY, LIP, CPK, TRIGS, CBC/DIFF/PLT, LYME
SMAC, MG, AMY, LIP, CPK, TRIGS, CBC/DIFF/PLT, T3, T4, FR. T4
SMAC, MG, AMY, LIP, CPK, TRIGS, CBC/DIFF/PLT, T4
SMAC, AMYLASE
SMAC, CBC, FeLV, FIV, FIP, TOXO, TR
SMAC, CBC, FeLV, FIV, FIP
SYNOVIAL FLUID ANALYSIS – Includes: RBC, WBC, Differential, Protein
T4 2-SAMPLE – Includes: Basal T4, Post T4/TSH
THYROID SCREEN I – Includes: T3, T4
THYROID SCREEN II – Includes: T4 Total, FR.T4, C. TSH, Tyroglobulin AA
THYROID SCREEN III – Includes: T4 Total, T3 Total, FR. T4 Total
T4, FR. T4, C.TSH
T4, FR. T4
FR. T4, C.TSH
TICK PANEL – Includes: Ehrlichia, Lyme IgG, RMSF
TLI, B12, FOLATE
TOXOPLASMOSIS, IGG & IGM
URINE PROFILE – Includes: Glucose, K, Na, Creatinine, Phosphorus, Calcium, Urea, Protein, Protein/Creatinine Ratio
URINE PROFILE/URINALYSIS
VET CHEM-MINI SCREEN, CBC/DIFF/PLT, T4 – Includes: Glucose, BUN, Creatinine, T. Protein, Albumin, Globulin, A/G Ratio, T. Bilirubin, Alk. Phosphatase, ALT, AST, BUN/Creatinine Ratio
VET-CHEM MINI SCREEN – Includes: Glucose, BUN, Creatinine, T. Protein, Albumin, Globulin, A/G Ratio, T. Bilirubin, Alk. Phosphatase, ALT, AST, BUN/Creatinine Ratio
VET-CHEM MINI SCREEN CBC/DIFF/PLT
PROTEIN/CREATININE RATIO – Includes: Urine Protein/Urine Creatinine Ratio
CORTISOL/CREATININE RATIO
INSULIN/GLUCOSE RATIO
THYROID PANEL – Includes: T3, T4, T4 Auto Ab, T3 Auto Ab, FR. T4, C. TSH
2-MUSCLE AB

Individual Tests
ACETYLCHOLINE REC. AB
ADENOVIRUS (HEPATITIS)
ALBUMIN
ALDOSTERONE
ALK.PHOSP. Isoenzymes
ALKALINE Phosphatase
ALT (SGPT)
AMMONIA (BLOOD)
AMYLASE
AMYLASE, URINE
ANA
ARSENIC
ASPERGILLUS
AST (SGOT)
AVIAN/EXOTIC CBC
B12 (COBALAMIN)
BABESIA
BEAK & FEATHER (Psittacine)
BENCE JONES
BILE ACIDES
BILIRUBIN, DIRECT
BILIRUBIN, TOTAL
BIOPSY 1-SECTION
BIOPSY 2-SECTION
BIOPSY 3-SECTION
BIOPSY 4-SECTION
BIOPSY 5-SECTION
BIOPSY, SP.STAINS
BLASTOMYCES
BLOOD TYPE, CANINE
BLOOD TYPE, FELINE
BUN
BONE MARROW SMEAR
BOVINE LEUKEMIA (BLV)
BROMIDE
BRUCELLA CANIS (slide aggl)
BRUCELLA ABORTUS (Fistulous Withers)
BUFFY COAT
CALCIUM
CALCIUM, IONIZED
CALCIUM, URINE
CALCULI
CALICIVIRUS
CBC/DIFF
CHLAMYDIA, FA
CHLORIDE
CHLORIDE, URINECHOLESTEROL
CHOLINESTERASE
COCCIDIOIDES
COOMBS, COLD
COOMBS, DIRECT
COPPER
CORTISOL
CORITSOL, URINE
CORT/CREAT RATIO
CPK CREATINE KINASE
CPK ISO.
CREATININE
CREATININE, UR.
CROSSMATCH
CROSSMATCH, ADD’L
CRYPTOCOCCUS
CSF PROTEIN
CULTURE, MYCOPLAMA
CYTOLOGY
DIGOXIN
DISTEMPER, FA
EHRLICHIA CANIS
ELECTROPHORESIS, SCF
ELECTROPHORESIS, PROTEIN
ELECTROPHORESIS, PROTEIN, URINE
EOS COUND
EQUINE INFECTIOUS ANEMIA (EIA) Coggins AGID
EQUINE INFECTIOUS ANEMIA (EIA) Coggins ELISA
EQUINE VIRAL ARTERITIS
ERYTHROPOITIN
ESTRADIOL
ESTRONE SULFATE
ETHYLENE GLYCOL
FELV AG (ELISA)
FELV IFA (Feline Leukemia Virus)
FTLV (FIV) (Feline immunovirus)
FIBRINOGEN SPILT PRODUCTS
FIBRINOGEN
FIP (Feline Infectious Peritonitis)
FOAL, IGG
FOLATE (FOLIC ACID)
FREE T4
FRUCTOSAMINE
GASTRIN
GGRP ((-Glutamyl Transpeptidase)
GIARDIA (OVA and PARASITES)
GLUCOSE
GLUCOSE, URINE
GLUCOSE/INSUL.RATIO
HEMOGLOBIN A1 (GLYCO)
GRAM STAIN
HEMATOCRIT
HEMOBARTONELLA
HEMOGLOBIN
HERPES, CANINE, FELINE
HERPES, FA
HISTOPLASMA
IgA
IgG
IgM
INSULIN
IRON
IRON BINDING CAPACITY
LDH ISO
LEAD
LIPASE
LIPOPROTEIN ISO
LYME, WESTERN BLOT
LYME, IgG
LYME, IgM
MAGNESIUM
MAGNESIUM, URINE
MALARIAL SMEAR
MERCURY
MICROFILARIA
MYOGLOBIN
MYSOLINE
OCCULT BLOOD
OCCULT BLOOD, URINE
OCCULT HEARTWORM
OSMOLALITY, SERUM
PANLEUKOPENIA, AG
PTH, INTACT
APTT
PARVO AG
PEMPHIGUS
PHENOBARBITOL
PHOSPHORUS
PHOSPHORUS, URINE
PLATELET COUNT
POTASSIUM
POTASSIUM, URINE
POTOMAC HORSE FEVER
PROGESTERONE
PROTEIN, PLASMA
PROTEIN, SERUM
PROTEIN, URINE
PT (Prothrombin Time)
PSITTACOSIS, AB
RADIOGRAPH, SP
RADIOGRAPH
RBC COUNT
RETICULOCYTE CT
RA FACTOR (Rheumatiod Arthritis)
RHINOPNEUMONITIS
RHINOTRACHEITIS
RMSF (Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever)
SEMEN COUNT
SELENIUM
SMAC
SMAC/CBC
SODIUM
SODIUM, URINE
STRYCHNINE
SYNOVIAL FLUID. WBC
SMEAR, BABESIA
T4
TESTOSTERONE
TICK ID (tick in tube)
TOXOPLASMA, IgG
TOXOPLASMA, IgM
TRIGLYCERIDES
TLI
TSH, CANINE
URIC ACID
URIC ACID, URINE
URINALYSIS
VON WILLEBRAND
WARFARIN
WBC COUNT
ZINC
ZINC, URINE

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FATS & OILS ANALYSIS
Moisture (M)
Insoluble Impurities (I)
Unsaponifiable Matter (U)
Free Fatty Acid (FFA)
Total Fatty Acid (TFA)
Iodine Value (IV) Wijs
Peroxide Value, Initial (IPV/PV)
AOM Stability to Specified Time
Pesticide: Chlorinated Hydrocarbon Screen
Includes ALdrin, Dieldrin, Lindane, BHC, Dursban, Metthoxychlor, DDE, Endrin, Mirex, DDD Heptachlor & Heptachlor Epoxide, PCB’s, DDT,Hexachlorobenzene (HCB) Toxaphene
Pesticide: Poultry Tissue Fat Only
PROXIMATE ANALYSIS: FEEDS AND FEED INGREDIENTS
Moisture
Moisture Only (Forced draft oven)
Double Moisture (Forage, Haylage, Silage)
Protein
Semi-automated Kjeldahl
Combustion Analyzer
Fat
Crude Fat (Petroleum Ether Extract)
Fiber
Acid Detergent Fiber
Neutral Detergent Fiber
Crude Fiber
Ash
Calcium
Formaldehyde (Feed Additive)
Lignin
Non-Protein-Nitrogen (Urea & Ammoniacal Nitrogen)
Pepsin Digestability
Peroxide Value (Cold Extraction)
Phosphorus
Propionic Acid (Feed Additive)
Protein Dispersibility Index (PDI)
Salt
Tannin
Urease (pH Rise)
NFE*
TDN*
Energy*
Caloies (Calculation)

*These tests are calculated from moisture, protein, fat, fiber and ash analysis

OFFICIAL REFEREE CHEMISTS: REFEREE ANALYSIS
National Soybean Processors Association
Soybean Meal

METAL AND MINERAL ANALYSIS
Arsenic* (As)
Boron (B)
Cadmium* (Cd)
Calcium* (Ca)
Chloride (Cl)
Chromium* (Cr)
Cobalt* (Co)
Copper* (Cu)
Iron* (Fe)
Lead* (Pb)
Magnesium* (Mg)
Manganese* (Mn)
Mercury* (Hg)
Mercury* (Hg) hydride analysis
Nickel* (Ni)
Potassium* (K)
Selenium* (Se)
Sodium* (Na)
Tin* (Sn)
Zinc* (Zn)

*These elements are determined by Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry

PESTICIDES
Chlorinated Hydrocarbon Screen
•Includes ALdrin, Dieldrin, Lindane, BHC, Dursban, Metthoxychlor, DDE, Endrin, Mirex, DDD Heptachlor & Heptachlor Epoxide, PCB’s, DDT, Hexachlorobenzene (HCB) Toxaphene

Organo-Phosphate Screen
•Includes Diazinon, Malathiom, Ethion, Methyl Parathion, Ethyl Parathion, Ronnel

DRUGS AND ANTIBIOTICS
Amprolium
Coban (Monensin, Rumensin) Screen
3-Nitro (Roxarsone)
Sulfamethazine

FERTILIZERS
Calcium (Ca)
Calcium (Solubility Available)
Carbon
Chlorine (Cl)
Iron (Fe) (water soluble)
Iron (Fe) (water insoluble)
Nitrogen (N), total
Nitrogen (ammoniacal)
Nitrogen (nitrate)
Nitrogen (water soluble)
Nitrogen (water insoluble)
Nitrogen Activity (Neutral permanganate)
Non-Protein Nitrogen
Organic Matter
Phosphorus (P)
P2O5, total
P2O5, available
Potassium (K)
Potash (Potassium as K2O)
Salt
Sulfur

MYCOTOXIN ANALYSIS/MOLD ANALYSIS
Aflatoxin
Fumonisin
Ochratoxin
T-2 Toxin
Vomitoxin (DON)
*The above listed mycotoxins are analyzed by the ELISA method.

Mold (present/absent)
Mold Identification
FORAGE ANALYSIS
Moisture
Air oven
Double moisture for hay, haylage, silage, etc
Protein
Fiber
Crude fiber
Acid detergent fiber (ADF)
Neutral detergent fiber (NDF)
Lignin
Nitrates
NFE*
TDN*
Energy*
Calories (Calculation)
NFC
Prussic Acid (Hydrocyanic acid)
*These tests are calculated from moisture, protein, fat, fiber and ash analysis

WATER AND WASTEWATER
Carbonaceous biochemical oxygen demand
Nutrients
Ammonia Nitrogen as N
Nitrate Nitrogen as N
Nitrates/Nitrites
Orthophosphate
Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen
Total Phosphorus as P
Solids
Total solids
Total dissolved solids (TDS)
Total suspended solids (TSS)
Total volatile suspended solids
Settleable solids
Other Components
Conductivity
Cyanide
Detergents
Oil and Grease
pH
Phenol
Tannin
Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons (TPH)
Microbiology
Total coliform count
Fecal coliform count
Fecal streptococcus count
Heterotrophic Count (aerobic)
Pseudomonas count
*The above microbiological procedures are performed by the membrane filtration method
Slime Bacteria
Iron Bacteria
Sulfate Bacteria
Alkalinity
Bicarbonate alkalinity
Bicarbonates
Hardness
Carbonate hardness
Carbonate and bicarbonate hardness
Non carbonate hardness
Calcium
Chloride
Chlorine
Color
Fluoride
Free Carbon Dioxide
Hydrogen Sulfide
Magnesium
Silica
Sulfate
Sulfide
Sulfite
Total Mineral
Trace Metals
Arsenic
Boron
Chromium
Copper
Iron
Lead
Mercury
Zinc
Pesticide Analysis
Chlorinated Hydrocarbon Screen
Organo-Phosphate Screen

PROXIMATE ANALYSIS: FOOD, MEAT PRODUCTS, PET FOODS AND OTHER BY-PRODUCTS
Calcium (bone content)
Brix
Moisture (forced air oven)
Fat
Ether Extract
Acid Hydrolysis
Hydroxyproline
Protein
Ash
Fiber
Peroxide Value (Cold Extraction)
pH
Salt
Modifided Mohr
Potentiometric
Volhard (USDA)
Solids (only)
Solids (with moisture)
Specific gravity
Titratable Acidity
TBA (Thiobarbituric Acid)
Total Carbohydrates (calculated from moisture, protein, fat and ash)
Water Activity (Aw)

NUTRITIONAL LABELING
Calories
Calories from fat
Total Fat
Saturated fat
Cholesterol
Sodium
Total Carbohydrate
Dietary Fiber
Sugars
Protein
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

MICROBIOLOGY
Aerobic plate count (TPC)
Aerobic psychotropic count
Anaerobic Spore count
Coliform plate count
E. coli plate count
Fecal Streptococcus plate count
Fusarium Isolation

Lactobacillus plate count
Listeria
Mold (CO2)
Mold (SD/NSD)
Pseudomonas plate count
Salmonella
Serological typing
Salmonella NPIP (Litter, drag swabs, environmental)
Delayed Secondary Enrichment (DSE) NPIP
Staphylococcus aureus
Thermophilic and Flat Sour Spore count
Yeast & Mold plate count
Yeast Identificaiton

OTHER MICROBIOLOGY SERVICES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST

OFFICIAL REFEREE CHEMISTS: REFEREE ANALYSIS
National Soybean Processors Association

Soybean Meal (Non-Referee)
Moisture, Protein, Fiber
Soybean Mean (Referee)
Moisture, Protein, MST +1
Moisture, Protein, Fiber, MST +2
Moisture, Protein, Fiber, Fat, MST +3
Moisture (MST)
Moisture, Fiber
Protein, Fiber
Protein