Highest standards, convincing results

The inquiring minds and market approach of our biologists, biochemists, vets, biotechnologists and technical assistants are the backbone and driving force of QIAGEN Leipzig, formerly Labor Diagnostik Leipzig.

Since 1999, we have been developing and producing test kits in Germany for use in veterinary medicine which are in demand all over the world. They include immunological assays (ELISA) and molecular biological tests (PCR and real-time RT-PCR) for the identification of pathogens encountered in veterinary medicine.


Our brands

Our product names and groups are registered trademarks fronting assays for the following animal species and pathogens:

PIGTYPE® (formerly: SALMOTYPE) – serological test kits for swine

CATTLETYPE® – serological test kits for cattle
FLOCKTYPE® – serological test kits for poultry
BACTOTYPE® – molecular biological test kits for bacterial DNA
VIROTYPE® – molecular biological test kits for viral DNA/RNA


Quality standards

The biochemical, immunological and molecular biology techniques on which LDL's products are based are all well established. Furthermore, QIAGEN Leipzig has the necessary S1 and L2 approved laboratories. And it has been certified to handle pathogens in accordance with the German Infectious Disease Control Act and the Animal Pathogen Ordinance – and also granted S1 approval for genetic engineering work. We operates to high standards of quality meeting GMP and GLP guidelines.
In addition, all processes are DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 certified.