Lab Section: Molecular Diagnostics
Description: The Equine respiratory panel will test for equine herpesviruses 1 and 4, equine adenoviruses 1 and 2, Equine rhinitis viruses A and B, influenza A virus (matrix), Mycoplasma felis and Streptococcus equi.
Min Sample Volume: 1) 1 swab or 2) 1 swab or 3) 2 ml fluid/wash sample or 4)1-2 grams lung tissue
Collection Container: (1-2) Swab in sterile vial with 2-3 drops sterile saline or in viral transport media; DO NOT PLACE IN BACTERIAL TRANSPORT MEDIA or (3-4) Fluid or tissue in Leak-proof container
Test Target: Nucleic Acid
Test Days: Mon - Fri as needed
Test Turnaround (business days): 2-3 days