Diagnostic Section: 
Molecular Diagnostics
Test Fee: 
Setup Days: 
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Turn Around Time: 
1-4 days
Shipping Requirements: 
Label all samples. Ship overnight with cold packs in an insulated container. Ship Monday-Thursday only. Submit specimens in sealed leak-proof containers.
Specimen Requirements: 

One g fresh or frozen tissue: kidney, lung, liver, spleen, heart, lymph node, rumen, or intestine, or a pool of any of these tissue types.EDTA-anticoagulated blood or chest fluid may be used if tissues are unavailable. Note that these samples provide less sensitive detection and are suboptimal for the assay. Every effort should be made to obtain tissues instead when possible.

Additional Information: 

Detection of Deer Atadenovirus A (OdAdV-1), the causative agent of Adenovirus hemorrhagic disease (AHD) in cervids, by realtime PCR Test is available as STAT if requested, for an additional fee. Same day results provided for STAT specimens submitted before 10:00 a.m. Results for STAT specimens submitted after 10:00 a.m. receive priority status and are reported as soon as they are available, at least by the following business day.