Submitting Samples to NBDC
The National Bee Diagnostic Centre is currently open to
receive samples and provide support to beekeepers and industry. Updates will be provided if changes in
The NBDC offers diagnostic services for the detection of the most common honey bee pathogens: American Foulbrood,
European Foulbrood, Nosema, Varroa mites, Tracheal mites and Viruses.
The NBDC also offers chemical residue analysis services for honey, bee, pollen and propolis samples through the
Chemistry Laboratory of Agriculture and Rural Development – Government of Alberta in Edmonton.
Navigate through the drop down menus to find information on how to send a sample for testing. Please complete the
online submission form to send a request for services to the NBDC.
For more information about submitting samples, please contact: