Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus (pooled) (PCR)

Preferred Sample

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

Fee

$35

Acceptable Samples

Serum

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. Please be aware that this assay could detect vaccine strains if vaccination occurs within a few days or weeks of testing.

Species

Bovine | 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

Ear notches must be submitted in sterile container (red top tube without gel or preservatives, screw top container). Please do not submit ear notches in Ziploc bags or Whirl-paks as processing may be significantly delayed.

See BVDV submission guide for sample collection and submission information. Please note: We do not currently accept AllFlex Tissue Sampling devices.

Large numbers of samples (>50) should be submitted the day before scheduled test day to ensure reported turn around time. Pools will be made at the lab in groups of up to 15 samples. Retest of positive individual samples is $20.00 per/sample.