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Equine Herpesvirus 1/EHV-1 PCR
|Test Name:||Diagnostic Section:||Fee:|
|Equine Herpesvirus Type 1/EHV-1 neuropathogenic and wild type PCR||Molecular Diagnostics||$50.00 **|
|Species:||Set up days:||Turn Around Time:|
|Equine||M, Tu, W, Th, F||2-3 days
24 hours if STAT*
|EDTA whole blood, deep nasal swab. Recommend testing both nasal swab and blood. Will test both specimens from the same horse for a single fee.|
|Collect whole blood in EDTA tube, collect nasal swabs (synthetic swab, plastic shaft) in sterile tubes (no anticoagulant or gel). Refrigerate samples. Do not allow blood to freeze.|
|Refrigerated, leak proof containers. Overnight shipping with ice packs.
This Allelic Discrimination PCR assay will differentiate between wild type and neuropathogenic genotypes. Also referred to as the N752 or A2254 genotype (non-neuropathogenic allele) and the D752 or G2254 genotype (neuropathogenic allele).
*STAT fee will be added
PCR Testing of non-symptomatic, exposed horses is NOT recommended
Submit serum samples for testing non-symptomatic horse for exposure to the EHV-1 virus
Suspect EHV or EHM case (live horse with clinical disease).
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