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New tester agreement with The a2 Milk Company

02-08-2017
Collaboration with strong partners does enable VHLGenetics to engage global networks for bringing innovative tests to Europe. The signed agreement wit...

VHL present at ISAG

29-06-2017
The ISAG Conference will take place in Dublin, Ireland, from July 16th – 21st, 2017. We would like to invite you to our booth at ISAG to learn m...

VHL present at ICAR

12-06-2017
The ICAR will take place in Edinburgh, Scotland, from June 14-16, 2017. We would like to invite you to our booth at ICAR to learn more about our genot...

Drastic price reduction for parentage verification tests in cats.

30-05-2017
In our continuous optimization processes, we have been able to find a way to reduce our cost for cat parentage verification tests respectively DNA pro...

BioBank new Norwegian distributor for VHLGenetics

17-04-2017
In recent years, VHLGenetics has been focusing on collaborations with strong partners. The Norwegian laboratory BioBank has recently signed an agreeme...

Partnership K.M.S.H., Zoolyx and VHLGenetics

01-03-2017
Recently, K.M.S.H, Zoolyx and VHLGenetics have signed an agreement. For K.M.S.H., from this year, the storage of DNA profiles of offspring and parenta...

VHLGenetics participates in the IPFD Harmonization of Genetic Testing for Dogs

01-02-2017
Recently VHLGenetics became official partner of the International Partnership for Dogs (IPFD). Within this partnership VHLGenetics will actively parti...

CombiBreed Combination Packages adjusted

17-01-2017
The composition of our DNA tests for CombiBreed Combination Packages has been adjusted. Various tests have been added to the combination packages. A s...

ICAR accreditation VHL and VHP

09-01-2017
Recently ’International Committee for Animal Recording’ (ICAR) has renewed the accreditation "SNP based parentage testing" in ca...

Genotyping by Sequencing now available!

19-12-2016
In the last quarter of 2016 VHLGenetics acquired an IonTorrent to make Genotyping by Sequencing available for all our clients. The purchase of this ma...

The use of genomics against heritable diseases in horses

09-12-2016
VHL is participating in the HORSEGENE Project. The HORSEGENE project lasts for three years. It brings together researchers and representatives of seve...

VHL present at PAG XXV

25-10-2016
The International Plant & Animal Genome XXV will take place in San Diego, CA, USA from January 14 -18, 2017. We would like to invite you to our bo...

Extensive information and interpretations of coat variation dog, cat and horse

19-09-2016
We are pleased to inform you we have added extensive information on coat colours and coat variation! Coat colours and coat variations are influence...

Expansion scope ISO 17025 accreditation

09-09-2016
Recently the scope of Dr. van Haeringen Laboratorium (VHL)  in Wageningen has been expanded with an extra matrix, bulk tankmilk, for the test Bov...

Dog - Breed Identification Mixed Breed

21-07-2016
Recently we have removed the test for 'Dog - Breed Identification Mixed Breed'. Unfortunately, the results did not meet our quality standards....

Results Combination Packages

12-06-2016
Our combination packages are the most ordered products through our webshop. Being able to order all breed-specific markers for an attractive price is ...

New website CombiBreed®

08-06-2016
Recently the new website CombiBreed was launched. This website provides breeders and owners a complete overview of our DNA services for dog, cat and h...

CombiGen, combination packages for vets

06-04-2016
Recently we launched our website www.combigen.com to inform veterinarians about the CombiGen combination packages. In the beginning of 2013, VHL an...

Nylon swabs no longer accepted.

16-03-2016
In recent years VHLGenetics provided nylon swabs to customers for sample collection. Nylon swabs, also called cheek brushes, are used to collect bucca...

Finding the DNA test for your breed!

24-02-2016
As of today you can very easily check the availability of DNA-tests in our webshop for the breed of your animal. A search function assists you in i...

Continuation of ISO 9001 certification

22-02-2016
Recently the laboratories of VHL (Wageningen) and VHP (Malle BE) managed to continue the certification for the ISO 9001 certificate. The certification...

DNA testing CombiBreed Dog adjusted

03-02-2016
The composition of our DNA tests for CombiBreed Dog has been adjusted. Various tests have been added to the combination packages. A small number of th...

H924 Combi Breed Golden Retriever no longer available

03-02-2016
The combination package H924 CombiBreed Golden Retriever has been removed from our product range. All tests in this package are available through H481...

Two DNA tests removed from our product range

03-02-2016
As of February 1st 2016 the following DNA tests have been removed from our product range:• S906 Booroola gene• B302 Sex determination ...

Dr. Hein van Haeringen honored by ISAG

13-01-2016
Recently the founder of our company, Dr. Hein van Haeringen, has been recognized with a newly created honor of ISAG, the ‘Fellow of the Internat...

Test GR-PRA2 available

23-12-2015
Recently we added the test GR-PRA2 (H473) to our already extensive range of DNA testing. Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA) refers to a group of in...

VHL present at PAG XXIV

22-12-2015
The International Plant & Animal Genome XXII will take place in San Diego, CA, USA from January 9 -13, 2016. We would like to invite you to our bo...

New test for Cholesterol Deficiency in Holstein cattle

14-12-2015
Recently, we gained access to the DNA-sequences relating to the mutation in Holstein cattle which is responsible for Cholesterol Deficiency. The...

New website SNPExpert

28-09-2015
SNPExpert provides a complete overview of DNA services for plants; detailed information on tests, the latest developments, technology and quality. ...

New logos business units VHLGenetics

14-09-2015
Over the last few years VHLGenetics has grown into an organization with business units in different countries across Europe. To unify the separate na...

Combination Package K865 CombiBreed Genetic Diseases Cat adjusted

03-08-2015
As of August 4th 2015 the combination package for cats 'K865 CombiBreed Genetic Diseases' has been adjusted. The test K867 rdy PRA is no longer part o...

Invitation to become part of the distributor network

23-06-2015
Local laboratories in Europe are invited to become part of the distributor network of VHLGenetics®. This network provides access to a group o...

VHL present at ICAR

03-06-2015
The ICAR will take place in Krakow, Poland, from June 10-12, 2015. We would like to invite you to our booth at ICAR to learn more about our genotypi...

VHL is accredited for Species Identification tests

27-05-2015
Our Species Identification tests are accredited for ISO17025. Our scope is extended by the following matrices and test methods. Material • Me...

Forwarding patented tests

06-05-2015
Recently we were forced to remove the test on degenerative myelopathy from our combination packages. Along with this, we had to increase the price fro...

Degenerative Myelopathy (DM)

12-04-2015
The test for ‘Degenerative Myelopathy (DM)’ has been proven to be a patented test. This means, that we are no longer allowed to perform th...

VHL present at Genomics in Business Conference

12-04-2015
The Genomics in Business Conference will take place in Amsterdam, Heineken Experience, from April 19-21, 2015. We would like to invite you to our ...

Test Breed Identification Mixed Breeds Horse available

11-02-2015
Recently we added the test Breed Identification Mixed Breeds Horse (P894) to our already extensive range of DNA testing. This test is based on a p...

VHL present at PAG XXIII

21-12-2014
The International Plant & Animal Genome XXII will take place in San Diego, CA, USA from January 10-14, 2015. We would like to invite you to our bo...

Paternity testing for cattle, horse and dog now accredited

17-12-2014
The number of DNA tests which are performed under accreditation has been expanded with parentage verification for dog, horse and cattle. The Dr. Van H...

CombiBreed FCI Group 1 adjusted

14-12-2014
As of December 15th 2014 the combination package for dogs 'H474 CombiBreed FCI Group 1' have been adjusted. The DNA test H801 RCD2PRA is no longer par...

CombiBreed FCI Group 1 and Group 5 adjusted

07-12-2014
As of December 8th 2014 the CombiBreed FCI Group 1 (H474) and CombiBreed FCI Group 5 (H478) have been adjusted. The DNA test  H872 Pituita...

International Marker Panel for Pigeon parentage authorized by ISAG.

04-08-2014
At the end of July 2014, an international marker panel has been ratified for pigeons during the international conference of the International Society ...

VHL Genetics present at EAAP 2014

14-07-2014
This year’s annual EAAP meeting will be hosted in Copenhagen, Denmark, from August 25 – 29. We would like to invite you to our booth where...

More DNA tests in dogs for the same price!

14-07-2014
Again expansion of CombiBreed packages! As a new routine, we again further included newly developed tests in our CombiBreed packages. This allows fo...

Illumina chips, now available!

15-05-2014
In the first quarter of 2014 VHLGenetics acquired an Illumina HiScan™ to make chip technology available for all our clients. The purchase of thi...

Reduced price for several dog tests!

31-03-2014
Several prices for DNA tests for dogs have recently been reduced. We offer them now for € 39,50 per sample. • H772 X Linked PRA1 (XL PRA1)...

Online ordering via the webshop is now possible!

17-03-2014
We are proud to present our new and improved webshop. All our DNA tests are neatly organized and can be easily ordered online now. We hope that the we...

CombiBreed packages adjusted

11-03-2014
The Combination packages CombiBreed FCI breed groups 1 through 10 for dogs have been revised. VHL Genetics introduces a different strategy for DNA tes...

New tests dog, cat and horse

17-02-2014
Recently we added several new tests to our already extensive range of DNA testing. Our range of DNA testing is reviewed and extended several times a y...

VHL present at PAG XXII

06-01-2014
The International Plant & Animal Genome XXII will take place in San Diego, CA, USA from January 11-15, 2014. We would like to invite you to our bo...

GR_PRA2 no longer in our assortment

05-12-2013
As of today our laboratory no longer offers the DNA test H473 GR_PRA2 for individual sample submission. Because of patents the test for GR_PRA2 must b...

Certagen part of the Van Haeringen Group

16-10-2013
Throughout the last months, Certagen’s clients have been informed about the acquisition of the German laboratory by the van Haeringen Group in J...

New layout of results!

23-08-2013
As of today we generate new updated certificates of analysis. The new design allows for more consistency with a number of essential changes. •&n...

Reduced price €39,50 for Improper Coat (IC13) test.

19-08-2013
As of today the DNA test Improper Coat (IC13) (H848) is reduced in price! This frequently requested test is now available for € 39,50 per sample....

New Combination Package Coat Colour Dog!

31-07-2013
The Combination Pack Coat Colour Dog - H469 was recently added to our already wide range of services . For only € 55,00 (excl. VAT) we offer a se...

Reduced price € 39,50 for DM test.

03-07-2013
As of today the DNA test Degenerative Myelopatie - DM (H806) is reduced in price! This frequently requested test is now available for € 39,50 per...

Collaboration VHL and Holbigenetics for unique Combination Packages

28-04-2013
In the beginning of 2013, Dr. van Haeringen Laboratorium (VHL) and Holbigenetics NV have initiated a collaboration regarding the Combination Packages....

VHL present at Genomics in Business Conference

25-03-2013
The Genomics in Business Conference will take place in Amsterdam, Beurs van Berlage, from April 7-9, 2013. We would like to invite you to our booth ...

Combination Pack Cat expanded with Glycogentoxicosis GSD Type IV.

06-02-2013
Recently the DNA test Glycogentoxicosis GSD Type IV is added to the Combination Package Genetic Diseases Cat. With this expansion a more complete pack...

VHL present at PAG XXI

26-12-2012
The International Plant & Animal Genome XXI will take place in San Diego, CA, USA from January 12-16, 2013. We would like to invite you to our b...

ICAR accreditation “SNP based parentage testing” granted to VHL and VHP

03-12-2012
Recently Dr. van Haeringen Laboratorium (VHL) and Dr. van Haeringen Polygen (VHP) are additionally granted with the ICAR accreditation for "SNP based ...

Partnership LAREU en VHL

29-10-2012
Dr. van Haeringen Laboratorium B.V. has a partnership with LAREU 'Llama & Alpaca Registries Europe'. After registration at LAREU and authorization...

VHL present at EAAP 2012

22-08-2012
The 63rd Annual Meeting of the EAAP which will take place in Bratislava from August 27 to August 31, 2012. This year Dr. van Haeringen Laboratori...

Beta Caseïne A2

12-04-2012
The Van Haeringen Group offers two different tests for beta-casein, a simple test (test code R534) and a more complex test (test code R535). There a...

HCM2 not in the Combination Pack Cat Genetic Diseases anymore

28-02-2012
During a recent survey of other laboratories, we confirmed that the HCM2 test is not offered internationally. In response, we have contacted scientist...

LDHA, the quality gene for pigeons!

28-02-2012
Dr. van Haeringen Laboratorium launches a new DNA test for pigeons. In 2006, Polish scientists discovered a genetic variation in the LDHA gene. Th...

Multiple feline coat colours in a single Combination Package

18-07-2011
The DNA-tests that reveal the genetic background of the coat colour of a cat can be tested for you all at once with this Combination Pack. This can be...

Bovine Brachyspina mutation test available

11-07-2011
Since June 2011, Dr. Van Haeringen Laboratorium B.V. (VHL) has been licensed to perform the Brachyspina mutation test on cattle. The licensing agreeme...

DNA-test TNS available for Border Collies

07-07-2011
Trapped Neutrophil Syndrome (TNS) is a genetic disease that occurs in Border Collies. This (lethal) disease leads to a weakened immune system. In some...

New Cat Combination Pack Genetic Diseases

03-07-2011
PKD, HCM and PRA are examples of commonly occurring genetic diseases in cats. Our Cat Combination Pack Genetic Diseases consists of the following test...