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 Veterinary and Food Institute Dolný Kubín

aktualizované dňa 22. februára 2016

Address, contacts


Adress :

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Janoškova 1611/58, 026 01 Dolný Kubín
+421 43 5837 111
+421 43 5868 207

Acting Director

Name :


Peter Mydlo, DVM

Deputy director

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Detached workplace – Testing Laboratory Prešov





Bajkalská 28, 080 91 Prešov
+421 51 771 9651, +421 51 771 8605
+421 51 771 9607
Dindová, DVM

E-mail addresses

Basic information

The Veterinary and Food Institute was founded in 1992 as an independent diagnostic and testing workplace of the State Veterinary and Food Administration of the Slovak Republic. Gradual improvement in laboratory activities, mainly the introduction of highly contemporary operation procedures with preference on the quality of testing and diagnostic work, the Institute has risen to become a level of international criteria, resulting in a maximum confidence in respect of professional standards.
The State Veterinary and Food Institute obtained:

  • In 1995, SNAS Certificate of Accreditation Nr. 02/1995, with the last re-accreditation Nr. S - 117 in 2007
  • In 2000, SNAS SLP Certificate Nr. 47/2000 and Nr. G – 033 in 2004
  • In 2003, Accreditation DAP Nr. DAP – PL – 3483.00 and the follow-up re-accreditation Nr. DAP – PL – 3483.00 in 2007


The Veterinary and Food Institute Dolný Kubín is a modern diagnostic workplace under the State Veterinary and Food Administration of the Slovak Republic (SVFA SR). The founder is the Ministry of Agriculture of the SR. Activities results of the Institute serve the SVFA SR and specialists in the process of ensuring veterinary care within the valid legislative rules. Above all, it is a question of ensuring production animal health, safety of animal products, food and food raw materials of animal and plant origin. Testing activities of the Institute are used by the legal and natural persons for the purpose of own checks in food and agricultural premises, import and export of food, beverages, feed and feed materials, as well as on behalf of the registration and certification of novel food and feed products. The outcomes of the Institute are also utilized in the area of environmental monitoring in food industry and environmental burdens of food chain.

The basic activity is realized in the following Departments:

Department of Bacteriology

  • Unit of General Bacteriology
  • Unit of Special Bacteriology

Department of Animal Health

  • Unit of Pathological Anatomy and Histology
  • Unit of Serology and Virology
  • Unit of Parasitology

Department of Food Hygiene

  • Unit of Food Hygiene
  • Unit of Food Chemistry
  • Unit of Screening Methods

Department of Chemistry, Nutrition and Foreign Substances

  • Unit of Atomic Absorption Spectrometry, Volumetric Analysis and Toxicology
  • Unit of Nutrition of Farm Animals
  • Unit of Liquid Chromatography
  • Unit of Gas Chromatography

Department of Molecular Biology Analyses

  • Unit of Molecular Biology of Viruses
  • Unit of Molecular Biology of Microorganisms
  • Unit of Molecular Biological Analyses of Food and Feed