SINCE 2011


About Us

BIOADVANCE CENTROAMERICA S.A. – BIOADVANCE® is a Costa Rican company specialized in the import and sale of materials, tests and equipment for human and animal laboratory diagnostics, in the Central American region. We serve the public, private and academic sectors.

We began our work in 2011, and since then, we have been in a continuous expansion throughout Central America, acquiring the experience to diversify during this new decade in other areas where we have extensive knowledge and with the support of the great human talent that we have, to be able to develop solutions tailored to our clients.

Our Business Lines

Veterinary Medicine

We offer a wide range of diagnostic solutions, of great help for the practice of Veterinary Medicine, from the simplest screening tests to diagnostic imaging tests.

Covid – 19

We offer a complete catalog of tests for the diagnosis of Antibodies and Antigens related to SARS-CoV-2 and its variants, of a sufficiently demonstrated quality, and with characteristics that make them superior to the competition. CE, IVD certificates.

10 years leading the diagnostic test market in Costa Rica and Central America.



Increased contact with wild and domestic animals are factors that have favored the transmission of diseases between animals and people.


– Gilles Kleitz, director of the AFD Ecological Transition Department.

The current health crisis sheds new light on the urgency of designing public policies that integrate the One Health components.


– Patrick Dauby, AFD Health Division project manager.

The contribution of doctors, veterinarians, ecologists, agronomists, sociologists and anthropologists helps to understand the problems from multiple aspects.


– Marie Edan, head of the AFD Agriculture, Biodiversity and Rural Development project

Social Responsability

Pets Identification

We understand the importance of the correct pets identification, a very important member of each family at a universal level. That is why we offer Microchips and RFID Readers certified by ICAR under the ISO 11784 and ISO 11785 standards.

The latest from our Blog

Avian Influenza in major production hub in the Netherlands

No less than 220 commercial poultry farms in the Netherlands were hit by prevention measures to stop the spread of avian influenza. Bird flu was again diagnosed at a poultry farm in Barneveld end of August, in a time the virus usually recedes during summer. “This is a...

Three Weaknesses of Modern Dog Food

Excerpted from Unlocking the Canine Ancestral Diet by Steve Brown Most modern dog foods come up short in comparison to the canine ancestral diet in three major ways: 1.       Not enough protein. 2.      ...

Aspergillosis (Brooder pneumonia) – Fast view of disease

By Fabian Brockötter Aspergillosis (brooder pneumonia) has its name because the disease results in pneumonia in young chicks, which are reared under brooders. Occurs everywhere poultry are reared. Species affected: All. Age affected: Mainly seen in young birds....

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Bioadvance Centroamérica S.A.

(+506) 4000 1211

Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica