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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.

Bovine Virus Diarrhea Virus (BVDV) PCR - BVDPCR

Sample Details: 1) EDTA blood, plasma, serum (min. 2 mL): see comment for age limitations; 2) tissue (min. 5 g); 3) milk (min. 1 ml/cow) NOTE: see comment regarding POOLED BVD PCR testing on multiple blood samples
Cost/Fee: $36.75
Comment: For animals less than 61 days old, EDTA whole blood is required! POOLED BVD PCR testing will be done - if appropriate - on multiple blood samples submitted for detection of BVDV Persistently Infected (PI) animals unless INDIVIDUAL BVD PCR is indicated. For additional info on pooling, see Appendix I: Pooled Samples for BVD PCR. See also samples for Cattle and samples for Camelids. STAT testing is available.  Please see Molecular Diagnostic STAT policy

Lab Section: Molecular Diagnostics

Description: Preferred test on whole blood for acute BVD illness; also used for herd screening for BVD PI

Min Sample Volume:

Collection Container: unbreakable, leak-proof container

Coolant: Refrigerate. Ship in insulated container with ice pack. DO NOT freeze

Test Target: Nucleic Acid

Test Days: M-F as needed

Test Turnaround (business days): 2-3 days


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