Bovine, Camelid, Caprine, Ovine
Diagnostic Section: 
Molecular Diagnostics
Test Fee: 
Setup Days: 
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Turn Around Time: 
2-4 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. Do not submit specimens in gloves.
Specimen Requirements: 

2-5 g fresh feces or intestinal contents

Collection Protocol: 

Collect specimens aseptically into individual sterile, leak proof containers and label with permanent marker. Fresh samples provide the most accurate results. Do not submit feces in gloves.

Additional Information: 

Detection of bovine coronavirus (BCoV), Bovine rotavirus group A (BRV), Cryptosporidium spp, E. coli K99+ strain by real time PCR, and Salmonella sp. by culture. Test is available as STAT if requested, for an additional fee. Salmonella culture subject to 7 business day turnaround time. For PCRs, 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. The E. coli-K99 PCR assay is specific for detection of the K99+ antigen and will not detect other strains of E. coli. The Bovine Rotavirus PCR assay is specific for Group A rotaviruses and will not detect other common rotaviruses (i.e., Group B, commonly detected in sheep and goats) Panel Includes: Bovine Coronavirus PCR (BCV, BCoV)Bovine Rotavirus Type A PCR (BRV-A)Cryptosporidium spp. PCRE. Coli K99+ PCR