Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus (PCR)

Preferred Sample

Fresh ear notch (EN), EDTA whole blood (1 ml minimum), thymus, spleen

Fee

$30*

Acceptable Samples

Serum, milk, lung, kidney, intestine, heart, lymph node, placenta

Schedule

Days Tested

MON | THU

Turnaround Time

1-2 business days from test day

Description

This assay targets the RNA of the 5’UTR segment of the Bovine viral diarrhea virus. This assay can be tested with BoHV-1 and Lepto (See Bovine Abortion Multiplex) or with BoHV-1, BCoV and BRSV (See Bovine Respiratory Disease Multiplex).

*Each additional test is $20.

Species

Bovine | Ovine | Caprine | Wildlife Exotic | Other

Shipping Requirements

To ensure inclusion in the test run, samples must arrive by 9:30 am of test day; please note that samples sent via UPS or FedEx may arrive after the 9:30 am cut-off time.

Additional Instructions

See BVDV submission guide for sample collection and submission information. Ear notches must be submitted in sterile container (red top tube without preservatives or gel, screw top container). Please DO NOT submit ear notches in Ziploc bags or WhirlPaks as processing may be significantly delayed. Please note: We do not currently accept AllFlex Tissue Sampling devices.

EN, EDTA whole blood, or serum samples can be tested in pools (See Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus (pooled) PCR).