Abortion: liver (preferred), kidney, adrenal
Respiratory: lung and associated lymph nodes; nasal, pharyngeal or tracheal swabs; conjunctival swabs for ocular discharge or "pink eye"
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.
Bovine Herpes Virus Type 1 (BHV-1) also known as Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis (IBR)
*Fee is $36.75 each for the first 3 tests. If 4 or more tests are submitted from the same herd at the same time all tests are $33.00 each