Laboratoire National de l’Elevage et de Recherches Vétérinaires (LNERV)

Updated: Aug-31-2020

General Information

Type of service provider
Testing laboratory
Physical postal address

Dakar
Senegal

Phone number
+221 8323679
E-mail
Isra_lnerv [at] orange.sn
talla.seck [at] isra.sn
Has the laboratory been accredited in any scopes?
No
Does the laboratory have other sites?
No

Personnel

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) / Head of Organization

CEO Name
Dr. Momar Talla Seck
CEO Phone
CEO E-mail
mtseck [at] hotmail.fr

Total laboratory personnel

Total laboratory personnel
46
Male laboratory personnel
28
Female laboratory personnel
18

Technical personnel

Technical personnel total
37
Male technical personnel
23
Female technical personnel
14

Technical Information

Testing

Laboratory services offered
Biological
Water / food
Scope of services offered
Test object or product tested or matrices
Serums
Test parameter/ properties measured
Antibodies
Type of test/ instrumentation used
ELISA, ELISA Spectrophotometer
Methods
ISO 17025: 2017
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Organs
Test parameter/ properties measured
Microbiological pathogens, nucleic acids
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Cultures and direct examination; PCR, microscopes, Oven, thermocycler
Methods
ISO 17025: 2017
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Whole blood
Test parameter/ properties measured
Microbiological pathogens, parasites, nucleic acids
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Cultures and direct examination; PCR, microscopes, Oven, thermocycler
Methods
ISO 17025: 2017
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Swabs
Test parameter/ properties measured
Microbiological pathogens, nucleic acids
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Cultures and direct examination; PCR, microscopes, Oven, thermocycler
Methods
ISO 17025: 2017
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water, food, compost
Test parameter/ properties measured
Ph; conductivity, salinity, Ca, Phosphorus, proteins, fats, organic matter, cellulose, carbon, nitrogen
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Fibertech, Soxthern, mineralizer, distiller
Methods
ISO 17025: 2017
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Vaccine
Test parameter/ properties measured
Title, identity and purity
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Cell cultures, PCR
Methods
ISO 17025: 2017
Accreditation status
No
Does the laboratory conduct sampling, upon request of the client, of products to be tested?
No

Proficiency Testing

Does the lab participate in proficiency testing for accredited scopes
No
Does the lab participate in proficiency testing for non-accredited scopes
No
Inter-laboratory comparison
Yes
Interlaboratory comparison scheme
Trials organized by OIE or FAO veterinary reference laboratories with West African Veterinary Laboratories (RESOLAB)
Does the laboratory sub-contract testing work to other laboratories?
No

Quality Control / Quality Management

Does the lab operate an internal quality control (QC) system to ensure quality of test results?
Yes
Does the lab operate a management system (or Quality Management System) for assuring the quality of results?
Yes
Is the system documented in a Quality Manual?
Yes