Rabies Virus (IHC)

Preferred Sample

Formalin fixed tissue (FFT), FFPE

Fee

$32

Acceptable Samples

Slides (charged/adhesive)

Schedule

Days Tested

MON | TUE | WED | THU | FRI

Turnaround Time

2-5 days

Description

Detection of rabies virus by immunohistochemistry using monoclonal rabies virus glycoprotein antibody. This test is only appropriate for use if fresh tissue is not available for testing by direct fluorescent antibody (dFA) testing. The rabies DFA test is currently the only recommended method for routine rabies testing in the United States.

Species

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

Shipping Requirements

In cold weather, add 1 part ethanol to 9 parts 10% buffered formalin to prevent freezing during transit.