Bluetongue Virus / Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (PCR)

Preferred Sample

EDTA whole blood (1 ml minimum), lung, liver, spleen

Fee

$40

Acceptable Samples

Lymph node

Schedule

Days Tested

WED

Turnaround Time

1-2 business days from test day

Description

This assay targets the RNA of a portion of the NS1 from the Epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) virus and RNA of portions of the S10 and M5 genes from Bluetongue virus (BTV). This assay is detects all 7 known serotypes of EHD and all 24 historically recognized serotypes of BTV, however the serotypes cannot be differentiated.

Species

Bovine | Ovine | Caprine | Wildlife Exotic | Other

Shipping Requirements

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