Zebrafish Diagnostic Testing Services

Charles River offers comprehensive diagnostic testing services to proactively monitor the health of your zebrafish colonies. Our portfolio includes health monitoring, histopathology, and infectious disease PCR.

Service Description
Zebrafish HM: Multiple Services
  • Necropsy, histopathology workup, and PCR for common infectious agents
Histopathology: Processing with H&E Stain, Special Staining, and Pathologist Interpretation
  • Processing with H&E Stain: Trim, embed, create slides, and H&E staining
  • Special Staining: Multiple special stain available upon request
  • Pathologist Interpretation: Interpretation of stained slides
Infectious Disease PCR: Basic Panel, Surveillance Plus Panel, Custom Panel, and Single Agent Test
  • Basic Panel: Mycobacterium, Aeromonas hydrophila, Pseudocapillaria tomentosa, and Pseudoloma neurophila
  • Surveillance Plus Panel: Basic Panel, Edwardsiella ictaluri, Flavobacterium columnare, Ichthyophthirius multifilis, Piscinoodinium pillulare, Pleistophora hyphessobryconis, Infectious pancreatic necrosis virus (IPNV), Infectious spleen and kidney necrosis virus (ISKNV), and Saprolegnia brachydanis
  • Custom Panel: Select from a list of aquatic pathogen assays
  • Single Agent Test: Select from a list of zebrafish pathogen assays

Sample Submission for Zebrafish Health Testing

Samples can be submitted directly to the laboratory accompanied by a Zebrafish Health Testing Submission Form generated from Laboratory Testing Management® (LTM™), our online data management platform. Scheduling and results will be reported through LTM™.

For information regarding international shipments, please contact us at [email protected].