Species: 
Equine
Diagnostic Section: 
Serology
Test Fee: 
15.00
Setup Days: 
Tuesday, Friday
Turn Around Time: 
4-7 days
Shipping Requirements: 
Label all samples. Ship overnight with cold packs in an insulated container. Serum can be shipped refrigerated or frozen, Whole blood can only be shipped refrigerated. Ship Monday-Thursday only. Glass or plastic tube with no anticoagulant additives.
Specimen Requirements: 

1 ml Serum from Whole Blood. Whole Blood Clotted, Red Top Tube. Whole Blood Clotted, Serum Separator Tube.

Collection Protocol: 

Collect serum from clotted blood in a non-additive tube (e.g. plain red top or serum separator). When possible, transfer clear serum off the clot into a new tube. Excessively hemolyzed or lipemic samples are not acceptable for this test.

Additional Information: 

Detection of antibodies to equine arteritis virus (EAV), the causative agent of equine viral arteritis (EVA), by virus neutralization. Samples must be received in the lab by 5 pm the day prior to testing, otherwise samples will be held until next scheduled testing day. Please call us at 541-737-2172 if testing a large number of animals. While advance notice is preferable, it is not required.