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

Equine Arteritis Virus PCR - EAR

Sample Details: Nasal (NASCF) or oropharyngeal (ORAPH) swabs collected from horses with respiratory disease signs. Nasopharyngeal wash (NPW) and tracheal wash (TW) samples may also be appropriate respiratory samples from horses.
Cost/Fee: $36.75
Comment: This is a new test to detect EAV which may be identified in horses during outbreaks of acute respiratory disease and urinary tract infections.

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.

Lab Section: Molecular Diagnostics

Description: reverse transcriptase - quantitative polymerase chain reaction (RT-qPCR)

Min Sample Volume: One swab preferably in one ml of viral transport medium - saline moistened swab acceptable

Collection Container: Sealed vials that prevent desiccation

Coolant: Refrigerate. Ship in insulated container with ice packs

Test Target: Nucleic Acid

Test Days: M-F as needed

Test Turnaround (business days): 2-3 days


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