Information for veterinarians

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Sending samples to Biosecurity Queensland laboratories

Private veterinarians can submit samples to Biosecurity Queensland laboratories for analysis.

Find out how to submit samples correctly, qualify for fee exemptions, and download forms and guidelines on our Biosecurity Sciences Laboratory webpage .

Visit our veterinarian and chemical residues laboratories page to find out more about submitting samples correctly, fee exemptions and to download sample submission forms.

Keep up to date on animal health incidents

The Queensland Register of Veterinary Surgeons gives Biosecurity Queensland the capacity to communicate animal health incidents to registered veterinarians by email. Veterinarians not already receiving these emails should email the Veterinary Surgeons Board of Queensland on vsbqld@daf.qld.gov.au and ask to be included.

Decontamination and disinfectants

The AUSVETPLAN Operational Procedures Manual for Decontamination provides detailed information about decontamination procedures and disinfectants for emergency animal diseases.

Contribute to national animal health programs

Animal Health Australia can provide private veterinarians with training and accreditation that allows them to contribute to national animal health programs.

Promoting biosecurity planning to producers

Learn how to promote your biosecurity planning services to producers.

Further information