Biobest Laboratories Limited

Biobest is veterinary diagnostic laboratory based just outside Edinburgh. Our principle activities are the routine testing of samples from veterinary practices and farmers throughout the UK and we operate one of the largest cattle health schemes in the UK; Hi Health Herdcare. We also provide contract research testing to pharmaceutical companies in both the human and animal sector worldwide, where appropriate to quality standards such as GLP and GMP.

Biobest Laboratories Limited

Biobest offer a full range of diagnostic services to the veterinary industry including serology (ELISA, IIFT, VNT, HAI etc), microbiology, molecular diagnostics, biochemistry, heamatology, cell culture, and virus isolation. We also provide specialist services to the wider veterinary market including disinfectant testing, stem cell culture, compost testing, screening products for advantitious agents, reagent production, food safety testing, etc. Quality and customer service are fundamental to our success and we are accredited to a number of quality standards including ISO:17025, GLP, and GMP.

We are a VMD authorised equine stem cell centre, culturing autologous equine stem cells for re-implantation into horses to improve outcomes in equine tendon injuries. Our expertise and facilities allow us to develop, validate and perform tests for a wide range of pathogens even where there is no established testing kit available commercially.

Biobest are part of the VetPartners group. Established in October 2015, VetPartners is made up of some of the UK’s most respected and trusted small animal, equine, mixed and farm practices and production animal health businesses. In addition, they have an ever growing network of referral practices to support vets to offer specialist care for small animal and equine patients. VetPartners has c160 veterinary practices in the UK, with c6,000 employees working in c500 sites across the UK and from its headquarters in York.

Biobest are able to offer our customers a unique blend of quality in diagnostic testing with excellent service. Our skills and facilities are allied to a genuine commitment to excellence in delivering the private sector levels of service our customers require.


6 Charles Darwin House
The Edinburgh Technopole
EH26 0PY

+44 (0)131 440 2628 @biobest_labs