Bovine, Porcine, Caprine
Diagnostic Section: 
Molecular Diagnostics
Test Fee: 
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 leak-proof containers.
Specimen Requirements: 

Oral swab, oral epithelium, swab from vesicle, vesicle fluid sample, epithelial tissue sample from vesicle

Collection Protocol: 

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

Additional Information: 

Detection of foot and mouth disease virus (FMDV) by real time PCR. Test performed with approval of State Veterinarian as an FAD investigation only.