ComPath is an integral part of Health Monitoring and Disease Surveillance Programmes in laboratory animal research facilities.

We have adapted and grown to suit the needs of the Biomedical Research Industry and offer services Australia-wide and within the Asia-Pacific region.

Our specialised laboratories operate using stringent Quality Management Systems gaining us ISO 9001:2015 compliance. Furthermore, our site operates under an Approved Arrangement with the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) enabling us to accept and house animals in Quarantine.

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ComPath is an established provider

ComPath was established in 1988 and was originally named the Murine Virus Monitoring Scheme before progressing to the Murine Virus Monitoring Service (MVMS).

We believe the role of ComPath is pivotal to the success of your laboratory animal research facility. To ensure the health within your facility, ComPath annually conducts more than 50,000 serology, pathology, bacteriology and PCR tests. While ComPath has available a number of defined Health Monitoring Programmes and serological testing panels, we can also design customised testing schedules for your facility and provide consultation services on a range of topics. Our scientists and highly experienced veterinarian are on call at all times to assist with your enquiries.

"We understand the needs and demands of research. We know you need accurate, reliable and fast results to be competitive in the research arena."

That’s why we strive for the best turnaround times in Australia. In addition to our extensive range of testing solutions we also have access to SAHMRI researcher expertise.

We are committed to client satisfaction. We are dedicated to providing our clients with unparalleled service standards. Our staff are all university graduates with extensive experience in the field of laboratory animal science and diagnostic testing providing you with the knowledge and understanding your needs. Whether you require health monitoring, molecular analysis, or advice on testing schedules, ComPath has the solutions for your valuable research.

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PO Box 11060
Adelaide SA 5001


101 Blacks Road
Gilles Plains SA 5086