Avigene is a young and technologically progressing organization with focus on Avian DNA testing. Avigene’s lab team has dedicated experience in the field of molecular biology specific to development of DNA based research methodologies that find applications in several industries. Avigene expert team includes research scientists across the globe to ensure the current and new offerings are at par with international standards and in alignment with the market requirements. Avigene’s service model is highly systematic and process driven. Avigene believes in 100% Customer satisfaction and ensures to deliver the same at all steps in all services and products. Avigene has gained country wide recognition and customer appreciation for its best quality DNA testing services and bird rings.
Avigene is India’s exclusive Avian DNA testing laboratory. Avigene’s bird DNA sexing service is one of its kind in the country. Avigene’s highly accurate and quickest bird DNA sexing report for a very wide range and the rarest of bird species has been extremely advantageous to the avian fraternity across India. Continuing its focus on Avian DNA testing, Avigene launched PBFD testing in early 2012 making it the only lab in India offering in-house PBFD testing. With the same zeal and enthusiasm Avigene looks ahead to offer several high quality DNA testing services for exotic birds in the near future.
Stringent quality standards govern the DNA testing procedure at Avigene. In addition to internal quality control procedures as per international standards, Avigene’s periodic external assessment of its testing quality directly by customers is a mark of its commitment to continuous quality improvement. Avigene’s unique 'Lot specific blinded duplicate assay' ascertains customers of the testing accuracy with each and every lot sent.
Avigene also offers premium quality bird rings/leg bands of all sizes ranging from finches to macaws.
Avigene laboratory team includes experts who have rich experience in Avian DNA testing. Avigene follows rigorous quality control procedures to ensure DNA sexing of the highest quality. Avigene claims its accuracy level for Avian DNA sexing to be higher than 99.9%.
Internal Quality Procedures
Internally Avigene follows thorough quality control mechanisms to eliminate the possibility of any technical errors. In addition to the internationally accepted quality control standards for a molecular laboratory, Avigene also follows practices such as specific controls in each run, use of same controls across different PCR runs as part of internal quality control.
External Quality Assurance Programs
In addition to internal quality control Avigene continuously evaluates its testing quality externally. The program includes
Random evaluation of already tested samples from an external laboratory of international repute
Evaluation directly by select customers using a sample for which result is already known to the customer.
Lot specific Blinded duplicate assay
is Avigene’s unique method of assuring customers of its testing accuracy in every lot sent by the customer. Avigene requests all customers with 10+ samples to use this service at no cost without any exception. Further, Avigene offers this service to other customers too upon specific request.