Species: 
Bovine, Camelid
Diagnostic Section: 
Molecular Diagnostics
Shipping Requirements: 
Ship overnight or 2-day in an insulated container, with ice packs
Test Fee: 
$35.75*
Setup Days: 
Monday-Friday
Turn Around Time: 
2 days minimum
Specimen Requirements: 

Abortion: liver (preferred), kidney, adrenal

Respiratory: lung and associated lymph nodes; nasal, pharyngeal or tracheal swabs; conjunctival swabs for ocular discharge or "pink eye"

Collection Protocol: 

Collect specimens aseptically into individual sterile, leak proof containers and label with permanent marker. Place swabs into dry, sterile tubes (no anticoagulants or gel); a few drops of saline may be added, if available. Keep specimens refrigerated and ship within 24 hours. 

Additional Information: 

Bovine Herpes Virus Type 1 (BHV-1) also known as Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis (IBR)

*Fee is $35.75 each for the first 3 tests. If 4 or more tests are submitted from the same herd at the same time all tests are $32.00 each