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According to Council Directive 2008/73/EC (and its correcting act), Member States have the responsibility to provide to the

other Member States and to the public, up-to-date information concerning national reference laboratories and certain
other laboratories that they have designated in accordance with Community veterinary legislation

I. National reference laboratories

United Kingdom List of National Reference Laboratories Version


01/12/2009

Name Contact details Directive Disease

Veterinary Laboratories New Haw 64/432/EEC Enzootic Bovine Leukosis


Agency Addlestone Brucellosis
Weybridge Tuberculosis
Surrey
KT15 3NB
90/539/EEC Avian Influenza
℡: +44 (0) 1932 34 11 11 2005/94/EC
: +44 (0) 1932 34 70 46
: lab.testing@vla.defra.gsi.gov.uk
www.vla.gov.uk 90/539/EEC Newcastle Disease
92/66/EEC

2001/89/EC Classical Swine Fever


Institute for Animal Health Pirbright Laboratory 92/119/EEC Swine Vesicular Disease
Ash Road, Pirbright Foot-and-mouth Disease
Woking Rinderpest
Surrey Pestes des Petits Ruminants
GU24 0NF Sheep and Goat Pox
Lumpy Skin disease
℡:+44 (0)1483 23 24 41
: +44 (0)1483 23 24 48
: iah@bbsrc.ac.uk 2000/75/EC Bluetongue
www.iah.bbsrc.ac.uk

2002/60/EC African Swine Fever

92/35/EEC African Horse Sickness


II. Other laboratories

United Kingdom List of laboratories approved to perform the Version


serological tests to monitor the effectiveness of 01/12/2009
rabies vaccines (Decision 2000/258/EC)

Name Contact details Approval date Remarks

Veterinary Laboratories New Haw 29/03/2001 N/A


Agency Addlestone
Weybridge
Surrey
KT15 3NB

℡: +44 (0) 1932 357345


: +44 (0) 1932 359519
: lab.testing@vla.defra.gsi.gov.uk
www.vla.gov.uk

14/11/2001 N/A
Biobest Laboratories Ltd 6 Charles Darwin House
The Edinburgh Technopole
Milton Bridge
Nr Penicuik
EH26 0PY

℡: +44 (0)131 440 2628


: +44 (0)131 440 9587
: enquiry@biobest.co.uk
www.biobest.co.uk