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Each accession received will be charged a $5.00 accessioning fee, in addition to the requested testing.
Fees are subject to change without notice, please call the lab if you have any questions.
Contract pricing available. For information please refer to the contract billing page.

All test turnaround times are listed in business days and do not include Saturdays, Sundays or holidays.





Coronavirus PCR, Beta - BCOR


Sample Details: 1) Feces; 2) Fecal swab 3) Intestinal tissue 4) Nasal swab; 5) Lung tissue
Cost/Fee: $36.75 /sample
Comment:  For species specific testing information please see Coronavirus PCR Guidelines.

Submit swabs in sterile, sealed vials with several drops of saline added, to prevent desiccation. Bacterial transport media are not appropriate for PCR assays. If culture is desired, submit a separate swab in an acceptable bacterial transport media. Cotton, plastic, wood-handled, and Dacron and other synthetic swabs are all acceptable for PCR-based assays. Calcium alginate swabs should be avoided.

This service is performed pursuant to an agreement with Roche Molecular Systems.

For more information about beta coronavirus infections and prevalence  in equine, refer to Equine Enteric Coronavirus Fact Sheet.

*May qualify for New York State contract pricing.


Lab Section: Molecular Diagnostics

Description: The beta coronavirus PCR employed by the AHDC will detect canine respiratory coronavirus, camelid enteric coronavirus, equine enteric coronavirus and the respiratory and enteric coronaviruses of cattle.

Min Sample Volume:

Collection Container: 1) unbreakable leak-proof container; 2) Red top tube; 3) leakproof container; 4) Red top tube, 5) Leakproof container

Coolant: Refrigerate. Ship in insulated container with ice pack.

Test Target: Nucleic Acid

Test Days: M-F as needed

Test Turnaround (business days): 2-3 days

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