Lab Section: Molecular Diagnostics
Description: Identifies pneumovirus in dogs and cats. The virus has been known since the late 1930’s but it was long believed to infect only rodents.
Min Sample Volume: One swab.
Collection Container: 1) Swabs in Viral Transport Medium; 2) Leakproof container; 3) Sealable plastic bag or container
Coolant: Freezer Packs
Test Target: Nucleic Acid
Test Days: M-F as needed
Test Turnaround (business days): 2-3 days