American University of Beirut

Service Laboratories

​​​​The department offers a variety of laboratory​ tests for farmers and research partners. ​The types of tests are:

    Microbiology of feedstuff

    • Total Bacterial Count
    • Coliforms count
    • Staphylococcus aureus count
    • Salmonella spp. count
    • Clostridium spp. count
    • Mastitic milk bacteriology
    • Quality control test of dairy milk
    • Susceptibility testing to antimicrobials
    • Investigation of a poultry disease outbreak
    • Histopathology of animal organs
    • Vaccine and infection titers to NewCastle disease
    • Vaccine and infection titers to Avian Influenza H9N2 disease
    • Vaccine and infection titers to Infectious Bursal disease
    • Vaccine and infection titers to Infectious Bronchitis
    • Vaccine and infection titers to Mycoplasma gallisepticum
    • Aflatoxins in animal feed

    Feed proximate analysis

    • Moisture%
    • Crude Fat%​
    • Crude Protein%
    • Crude Fiber%
    • Acid Detergent Fiber%
    • Neutral Detergent Fiber%​

    Soil Characterization

    Soil

    • Texture
    • Electrical Conductivity (EC)
    • Hydrogen activity (pH)
    • Ammonium (NH4-N)
    • Nitrate (NO3-N)
    • Available phosphorus (P)
    • Available potassium (K)
    • Available calcium (Ca)
    • Available magnesium (Mg)
    • Available micronutrients (Fe, Zn, Cu, Mn…)
    • Trace elements (Cd, Pb, Ni, Co, Cr…)
    • Organic matter (Ashing)
    • Organic matter (Walkley-Black)
    • Free CaCO3
    • Gypsum

    Tissue

    • Elemental analysis​

    Water

    • Electrical conductivity (EC)
    • Hydrogen activity (pH)
    • Total cation (Na+, K+, Ca2+, Mg2+)
    • Total anions (CO32-, HCO3, Cl-)
    • Analysis Package
    • Texture
    • Electrical Conductivity (EC)
    • Hydrogen activity (pH)
    • Available phosphorus (P)
    • Available potassium (K)
    • Free CaCO3​
    Please request a quote at agr@aub.edu.lb ​

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