Canine Respiratory Disease Virus Isolation - X-refer161
Sample Details: 1) Nasal swab, pharyngeal swab; 2) Tracheal wash, broncho-alveolar lavage; 3) Upper airway tissue, lung
Cost/Fee: $70.00 /animal
Comment: Swabs in bacterial transport medium are not appropriate for virus isolation or PCR testing.
If viral transport media is unavailable , put swabs in a red top tube with a few drops of saline.
Lab Section: Virology
Description: Includes: CDV, CPIV, CRCoV, CnPnV, CIV, CAV, CHV, Reovirus + Unknowns
Min Sample Volume:
Collection Container: 1) Swabs in Viral Transport Medium; 2) Leakproof container; 3) Sealable plastic bag or container
Coolant: Ship in insulated container with ice pack
Test Days: M-F
Test Turnaround (business days): 21-30 days, sooner if Positive