Diagnostic Section: 
Molecular Diagnostics
Test Fee: 
Setup Days: 
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Turn Around Time: 
1-2 days
Shipping Requirements: 
Label all samples. Ship overnight with cold packs in an insulated container. Ship Monday-Thursday only. Submit specimens in sealed leakproof containers.
Specimen Requirements: 

1 g fresh spleen, tonsil or lymph node

Collection Protocol: 

Test is performed for FAD investigations, upon request from the state veterinarian.

Additional Information: 

Detection of classical swine fever virus, the causative agent of hog cholera, by real time PCR. Test performed with approval of State Veterinarian as an FAD investigation only.