Anaplasma and Ehrlichia species 16S (PCR)

Preferred Sample

EDTA whole blood (1 ml minimum), synovial fluid



Acceptable Samples



Days Tested


Turnaround Time

5-14 business days from test day


This assay targets the DNA of a portion of the 16SrRNA gene in bacteria within the genera Anaplasma and Ehrlichia.


Bovine | Canine | Feline | Equine | Ovine | Caprine | Porcine | Wildlife Exotic | Other

Shipping Requirements

To ensure inclusion in the test run, samples should arrive the day prior to test day.

Additional Instructions

Turnaround time is for positive samples, which require sequencing. Results from negative samples are typically available in 2-5 days. Positive samples are sequenced to identify the genus and species.

An additional $35.00 fee will be charged automatically for each positive sample to cover the costs of sequencing.