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Assay name

Assay
code

Preferred sample
type*

Turnaround
time

Methodology

Comments

Simian retrovirus (SRV) serology screen

A0002

0.5 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) tube is adequate for up to 8 different ELISA assays.

2 business days

Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

Assay detects antibodies to serogroups 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 group D SRV in macaques

Herpes B virus serology

A0003

0.5 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) tube is adequate for up to 8 different ELISA assays,

2 business days

Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

Assay detects antibodies to herpes B virus in macaques

Simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) serology

A0004

0.5 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) tube is adequate for up to 8 different ELISA assays.

2 business days

Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

Assay detects antibodies to simian immunodeficiency virus in macaques

Simian T-cell leukemia virus (STLV) types 1 and 2 serology screen

A0005

0.5 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) tube is adequate for up to 8 different ELISA assays.

2 business days

Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

Assay detects antibodies to simian T-cell leukemia virus in macaques

Measles serology

A0006

0.5 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) tube is adequate for up to 8 different ELISA assays.

2 business days

Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

Assay detects antibodies to measles virus in macaques

Hepatitis A total antibody serology

A0007

0.5 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) tube is adequate for up to 8 different ELISA assays.

2 business days

Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

Assay detects total antibodies to Hepatitis A virus in nonhuman primates

Hepatitis B total antibody serology

A0008

0.5 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) tube is adequate for up to 8 different ELISA assays.

2 business days

Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

Assay detects total antibodies to Hepatitis B virus in nonhuman primates

Hepatitis C total antibody serology

A0009

0.5 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) tube is adequate for up to 8 different ELISA assays.

2 business days

Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

Assay detects total antibodies to Hepatitis C virus in nonhuman primates

Streptococcus pneumoniae

B0001

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or serum, pleural fluid, CSF or bacterial culture.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Mycoplasma pneumoniae - ultrasensitive

B0002

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml serum, CSF or bronchial lavage, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue, or nasopharyngeal swab, throat swab or vaginal swab, or 0.2 ml culture.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Chlamydia pneumoniae

B0003

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml serum or sputum, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue, or nasopharyngeal swab or bronchial lavage.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Borrelia burgdorferi (Lyme disease) - ultrasensitive

B0004

Preferred specimen types: 0.2 ml synovial fluid or CSF, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue, or tick.
Less preferred specimen types: 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml urine

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Campylobacter species screen - ultrasensitive

B0006

Preferred specimen: 0.2 ml feces (1 fecal pellet for rodents), or rectal swab, or 0.2 ml bacterial culture. Less preferred specimen: 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Assay detects but does not differentiate C. jejuni, C. coli, C. fetus, C. lari and other Campylobacter species.

Campylobacter jejuni - ultrasensitive

B0007

Preferred specimen: 0.2 ml feces (1 fecal pellet for rodents), or rectal swab, or 0.2 ml bacterial culture. Less preferred specimen: 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Shigella species and enteroinvasive E. coli

B0008

Preferred specimens: rectal swab, 0.2 ml fecal specimen or bacterial culture. Less preferred specimen: 1 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.
Assay detects but does not differentiate S. boydii, S. dysenteriae, S. flexneri, S. sonnei, and some enteroinvasive E. coli, such as EIEC 41, EIEC 42, EIEC 120 and EIEC 121.

Mycoplasma screen - ultrasensitive

B0009

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml serum, CSF or bronchial lavage, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue, or nasopharyngeal swab, throat swab or vaginal swab, or 0.2 ml culture.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Assay detects but does not differentiate M. arginini, M. fermentans, M. hominis, M. hyorhinis, M. orale, M. pirum, M. salivarium, M. agassizii, M. cynos and others. Assay does not detect M. pneumoniae or pulmonis.

Treponema pallidum / Treponema cuniculi

B0010

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml serum or CSF, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue, or vaginal swab or culture.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.  This assay detects but does not differentiate the closely related bacterial species T. pallidum and T. cuniculi.

Chlamydia trachomatis - ultrasensitive

B0011

0.2 ml urine, or vaginal swab or bacterial culture.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Neisseria gonorhoeae - ultrasensitive

B0012

0.2 ml urine, or urogenital swab, or vaginal swab, or eye swab, or 0.2 ml bacterial culture.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Ureaplasma urealyticum - ultrasensitive

B0013

0.2 ml semen, amniotic fluid or CSF, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue, or vaginal swab or culture.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Neisseria meningitidis - ultrasensitive

B0014

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube; or 0.2 ml CSF or aspirate from skin lesions, or nasopharyngeal swabs or cell culture.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex - ultrasensitive

B0015

Excised lesion from lung or other organ, or granuloma, or 0.2 ml lymph node tissue, or 0.2 ml bronchoalveolar lavage or gastric lavage, or 0.2 ml trunk lavage (elephants).

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Assay detects but does not differentiate M. tuberculosis, M. bovis and M. microti. Assay does not detect other mycobacteria.

Contagious equine metritis - ultrasensitive

B0017

0.2 ml semen, amniotic fluid, CSF, vaginal swab, urethral swab, prepuce swab or culture.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Streptococcus equi (strangles) - ultrasensitive

B0019

Equine samples: Nasopharyngeal swab, or lymph node abscess swab, or gutteral pouch swab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.
Canine samples: Nasopharyngeal swab, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.
This assay detects and differentiates Streptococcus equi subspecies equi and zooepidemicus
.

Helicobacter pylori - ultrasensitive

B0021

0.2 ml gastric lavage, or rectal swab, or 0.2 ml feces, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Helicobacter heilmannii - ultrasensitive

B0023

0.2 ml gastric lavage, or rectal swab, or 0.2 ml feces, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Burkholderia mallei and pseudomallei ("glanders") - ultrasensitive

B0025

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml sputum, pus or bacterial subculture.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.
This assay detects but does not differentiate B. mallei and B. pseudomallei.

Rhodococcus equi - ultrasensitive

B0026

Nasopharyngeal swab, or 0.2 ml tracheal wash, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml feces.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.
This assay detects pathogenic strains of Rhodococcus equi
.

Potomac horse fever (Neorickettsia risticii) - ultrasensitive

B0028

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or fecal swab or 0.2 ml feces.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Mycobacterium avium, subspecies avium - ultrasensitive

B0029

Mammalian specimens: Excised lesion from lung or other organ, or granuloma, or 0.2 ml lymph node tissue, or 0.2 ml bronchoalveolar lavage or gastric lavage.
Avian specimen: 0.2 ml lesion tissue or 0.2 ml feces.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Assay detects M. avium, subspecies avium. Assay does not detect subspecies paratuberculosis or other mycobacteria species.

Mycobacterium avium, subspecies paratuberculosis (Johne's disease) - ultrasensitive

B0030

Mammalian specimens: Excised lesion from lung or other organ, or granuloma, or 0.2 ml lymph node tissue, or 0.2 ml bronchoalveolar lavage or gastric lavage.
Avian specimen: 0.2 ml lesion tissue or 0.2 ml feces.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Assay detects M. avium, subspecies paratuberculosis. Assay does not detect subspecies avium or other mycobacteria species.

Mycobacterium intracellulare - ultrasensitive

B0031

Mammalian specimens: Excised lesion from lung or other organ, or granuloma, or 0.2 ml lymph node tissue, or 0.2 ml bronchoalveolar lavage or gastric lavage.
Avian specimen: 0.2 ml lesion tissue or 0.2 ml feces.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Assay detects M. intracellulare. Assay does not detect other mycobacteria species.

Mycoplasma gallisepticum - ultrasensitive

B0032

Tracheal swab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Mycoplasma synoviae - ultrasensitive

B0033

Tracheal swab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Chlamydophila felis/psittaci - ultrasensitive

B0034

Feline sample: nasopharyngeal swab. Avian sample: cloacal swab, or 0.2 ml feces, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Lawsonia intracellularis - ultrasensitive

B0035

0.2 ml feces, or rectal swab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed ileum tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Bordetella avium

B0036

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or nasopharyngeal swab.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Clostridium difficile

B0037

Rectal swab, cloacal swab or 0.2 ml feces.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Infectious coryza (Hemophilus paragallinarum)

B0038

Throat swab, or sinus swab.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Ultrasensitive detection and differentiation of Helicobacter bilis and H. hepaticus

B0039

Rodent fecal pellet, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Salmonella - ultrasensitive

B0040

Preferred specimens: rectal swab, or cloacal swab, or 0.2 ml feces or bacterial culture, or environmental swab. Less preferred specimen: 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects but does not differentiate most recognized serotypes of Salmonella bacteria. Assay can be performed from animal or environmental samples.

Mycoplasma pulmonis - ultrasensitive

B0041

Nasopharyngeal swab or tracheal wash, or 0.2 ml cell culture.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Clostridium perfringens - ultrasensitive

B0042

Food swab, or 0.2 ml feces, or environmental surface swab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Clostridium piliforme (Tyzzer's disease) - ultrasensitive

B0043

Rodents: 1 fecal pellet. Other mammals: 0.2 ml feces or rectal swab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Listeria monocytogenes - ultrasensitive

B0044

Food swab, or environmental surface swab, or rectal swab, or 0.2 ml feces.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects L. monocytogenes, but does not detect other Listeria species. Assay can be performed from animal or environmental samples.

Pasteurella multocida - ultrasensitive

B0045

Nasopharyngeal swab; or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Bordetella bronchiseptica - ultrasensitive

B0046

Nasopharyngeal swab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Mycoplasma haemofelis (Haemobartonella felis) - ultrasensitive

B0047

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Mycoplasma haemocanis (Haemobartonella canis) - ultrasensitive

B0048

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Mycoplasma canis - ultrasensitive

B0049

0.2 ml semen or urine, or urogenital swab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Mycoplasma felis - ultrasensitive

B0050

Conjunctival swab or throat swab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Leptospira - ultrasensitive

B0051

Urogenital swab, cervical swab, or 0.2 ml urine, or 0.2 ml semen, or 0.2 ml feces (primate only), or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects but does not differentiate Leptospira serovars.

Ehrlichia canis - ultrasensitive

B0052

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml synovial fluid, or tick.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Anaplasma platys - ultrasensitive

B0053

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml synovial fluid, or tick.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Shigella screen - ultrasensitive

B0054

Preferred specimens: rectal swab, or 0.2 ml feces or bacterial culture. Less preferred specimen: 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects but does not differentiate most Shigella strains; it does not detect E. coli.

Shigella screen - QUANTITATIVE

B0055

Preferred specimens: rectal swab, or 0.2 ml feces or bacterial culture. Less preferred specimen: 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

QUANTITATIVE real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects and quantifies Shigella DNA present in a sample as a percentage of the total DNA present in the sample. The assay does not differentiate Shigella strains and does not detect E. coli.

Rickettsia - ultrasensitive

B0056

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml plasma or serum, or 0.2 ml synovial fluid, or 0.2 ml cerebrospinal fluid, or 0.2 ml tissue, or tick.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects but does not differentiate most common Rickettsia bacteria.

Ehrlichia - ultrasensitive

B0057

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml synovial fluid, or tick.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects but does not differentiate most common Ehrlichia bacteria.

Tularemia (Francisella tularensis) - ultrasensitive

B0058

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml synovial fluid, or tick.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

E. coli O157:H7 - ultrasensitive

B0059

Rectal swab, or cloacal swab, or 0.2 ml feces, or 0.2 ml bacterial culture, or environmental swab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay is specific for E. coli strain O157:H7 and does not detect other unrelated E. coli strains. Assay can be performed from animal or environmental samples.

Klebsiella - ultrasensitive

B0060

Preferred specimens: rectal swab, or oral swab, or 0.2 ml feces, or bacterial culture. Less preferred specimen: 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

3 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects and differentiates a genomic target and two virulence factors, magA and rmpA.

Clostridium species screen

B0061

Rectal swab, cloacal swab or 0.2 ml feces.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Assay detects but does not differentiate several common Clostridium species, including C. difficile, C. piliforme and C. perfringens. Assay DOES NOT detect Clostridium botulinum.

Yersinia pseudotuberculosis - ultrasensitive

B0062

Rectal swab, or cloacal swab, or 0.2 ml feces, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Bartonella screen - ultrasensitive

B0063

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue, or 0.2 ml synovial fluid, or lice, fleas or tick removed from suspect animal.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This screen detects and differentiates Bartonella henselae, B. bacilliformis, B. claridgeiae, B. elizabethae, B. quintana and B. vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii.

Ornithobacterium rhinotracheale

B0064

Tracheal swab.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Yersinia pestis - ultrasensitive

B0065

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or nasal swab, or skin swab, or lesion swab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Q fever (Coxiella burnetii) - ultrasensitive

B0066

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or rectal swab or genital swab, or 0.2 ml feces, milk, urine, amniotic fluid or aborted tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium bovis - ultrasensitive

B0067

Excised lesion from lung or other organ, or granuloma, or 0.2 ml lymph node tissue, or 0.2 ml bronchoalveolar lavage or gastric lavage, or 0.2 ml trunk lavage (elephants).

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Assay detects and differentiates M. tuberculosis and M. bovis. Assay does not detect other mycobacteria.

Aeromonas hydrophila - ultrasensitive

B0068

Skin swab, or 0.2 ml water, or fungal culture, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue, or environmental surface swab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay can be performed from animal or environmental samples

Methicillin-resistant bacteria - ultrasensitive

B0069

Nasal swab, or oral swab, or environmental swab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This test differentiates methicillin-resistant from non-methicillin resistant strains of bacteria by detecting the presence of the resistance-conferring mec A gene. This assay, when performed in combination with assay B0095, detects and differentiates MRSA from non-methicillin resistant strains of Staph aureus, and also differentiates MRSA from non-Staph bacteria carrying the mec A gene.

Mycobacterium xenopi -  ultrasensitive

B0070

Amphibians and fish:
Skin swab/scraping, or lesion swab, or cloacal/vent swab, or fresh, frozen or fixed tissue, or tank/enclosure/filter biofilm swab.
Water systems:
Preferred - filter biofilm swab, or swab of other biofilm-covered surface.
Less preferred - 10ml water sample
.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Mycobacterium chelonae -  ultrasensitive

B0071

Amphibians and fish:
Skin swab/scraping, or lesion swab, or cloacal/vent swab, or fresh, frozen or fixed tissue, or tank/enclosure/filter biofilm swab.
Water systems:
Preferred - filter biofilm swab, or swab of other biofilm-covered surface.
Less preferred - 10ml water sample
.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Mycobacterium liflandii / ulcerans / marinum / shottii / pseudoshottii ultrasensitive

B0072

Amphibians and fish:
Skin swab/scraping, or lesion swab, or cloacal/vent swab, or fresh, frozen or fixed tissue, or tank/enclosure/filter biofilm swab.
Water systems:
Preferred - filter biofilm swab, or swab of other biofilm-covered surface.
Less preferred - 10ml water sample
.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Assay detects but does not differentiate these closely-related mycobacterial species.

Yersinia enterocolitica - ultrasensitive

B0073

Rectal swab or cloacal swab, or 0.2 ml feces (1 fecal pellet for rodents), or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Enterobacteraceae - ultrasensitive

B0074

0.2 ml food, or rectal swab, or 0.2 ml feces

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Assay detects but does not differentiate many common species of bacteria in the Enterobacteraceae family.

Brucella - ultrasensitive

B0075

0.2 ml fresh or frozen semen, or a vaginal swab, or a urethral swab, or 0.2 ml EDTA whole blood, or 0.2 ml milk

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Assay detects but does not differentiate Brucella canis, B. abortus, B. microti, B. melitensis, B. pinnipedialis, B. suis, B. ovis and B. neotomae.

Streptococcus pyogenes - ultrasensitive

B0077

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or serum, or bacterial culture; or nasal, pharyngeal or oral swabs.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Clostridium botulinum types B and C - ultrasensitive

B0078

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or serum, or bacterial culture; or nasal, pharyngeal or oral swabs, or environmental swabs.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.  Assay detects but does not differentiate C. botulinum types B and C.

Clostridium chauvoei - ultrasensitive

B0079

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or serum, or bacterial culture; or nasal, pharyngeal or oral swabs, or environmental swabs.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Clostridium haemolyticum - ultrasensitive

B0080

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or serum, or bacterial culture; or nasal, pharyngeal or oral swabs, or environmental swabs.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Clostridium sordellii - ultrasensitive

B0081

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or serum, or bacterial culture; or nasal, pharyngeal or oral swabs, or environmental swabs.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Clostridium tetani - ultrasensitive

B0082

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or serum, or bacterial culture; or nasal, pharyngeal or oral swabs, or environmental swabs.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Vibrio bacteria - ultrasensitive

B0083

0.2 ml of blood collected in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top), wound swab, feces, water sample, bacterial culture, food sample

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Assay detects but does not differentiate Vibrio alginolyticus, V. parahaemolyticus, V. anguillarum, V. cholerae, V. furnissii, V. vulnificus, V. harveyi.

Edwardsiella bacteria - ultrasensitive

B0084

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or serum, or bacterial culture; or nasal, pharyngeal or oral swabs, or water samples or environmental swabs, or wound swabs

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Assay detects but does not differentiate Edwardsiella genus bacteria, including E. hoshinae, E. ictaluri and E. tarda.

Legionella pneumophila - ultrasensitive

B0085

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or nasal swab, or environmental swab, or 0.2 ml serum, culture, sputum, tissue, bronchoalveolar lavage, or water sample.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Citrobacter freundii - ultrasensitive

B0086

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or nasopharyngeal swab, or environmental swab, or 0.2 ml feces, or rectal swab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue, or culture.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Cronobacter sakazakii - ultrasensitive

B0087

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or environmental swab, or food swab, or 0.2 ml urine, or 0.2 ml CSF, or 0.2 ml feces, or fecal swab, or nasopharyngeal swab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Enterobacter cloacae - ultrasensitive

B0088

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or environmental swab, or 0.2 ml feces, or fecal swab, or nasopharyngeal swab, or 0.2 ml urine.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay is specific for Enterobacter cloacae and does not detect other members of the "Enterobacter cloacae complex" group of bacteria.

Enterobacter cloacae complex - ultrasensitive

B0089

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or environmental swab, or 0.2 ml feces, or fecal swab, or nasopharyngeal swab, or 0.2 ml urine.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects but does not differentiate members of the "Enterobacter cloacae complex" group of bacteria, including Enterobacter cloacae, E. asburiae, E. hormaechei, E. kobei, E. ludwigii and E. nimipressuralis.

Delftia acidovorans - ultrasensitive

B0090

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or nasopharyngeal swab, or 0.2 ml feces, or fecal swab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue, or environmental swab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Stenotrophomonas maltophilia - ultrasensitive

B0091

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or nasopharyngeal swab, or 0.2 ml urine, or 0.2 ml feces, or fecal swab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue, or environmental swab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Mycobacterium haemophilum - ultrasensitive

B0092

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or environmental swab, or food swab, or 0.2 ml urine, or 0.2 ml CSF, or 0.2 ml feces, or fecal swab, or nasopharyngeal swab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Fusobacterium necrophorum - ultrasensitive

B0093

Nasopharyngeal swabs, or fecal swabs, or 0.2 ml feces, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Staphylococcus xylosus - ultrasensitive

B0094

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or nasopharyngeal swab, or 0.2 ml culture, or environmental swab, or food swab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Staphylococcus aureus - ultrasensitive

B0095

Nasal swab, or oral swab, or environmental swab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This test does not differentiate methicillin resistant from non-methicillin resistant strains of Staph aureus - see assay B0069 if detection of methicillin resistance is also needed.

Mycoplasma mustelae - ultrasensitive

B0096

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or nasopharyngeal swab or throat swab, or vaginal swab, or 0.2 ml serum, CSF or bronchial lavage, or 0.2 ml culture.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Helicobacter mustelae - ultrasensitive

B0097

0.2 ml gastric lavage, or rectal swab, or 0.2 ml feces, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Streptococcus - ultrasensitive

B0098

0.2 ml EDTA whole blood, or nasopharyngeal swab, or 0.2 ml culture, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae - ultrasensitive

B0099

Nasopharyngeal swab, or environmental swab, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml serum, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Brachyspira pilosicoli - ultrasensitive

B0100

N0.2 ml feces, or rectal swab, or environmental swab, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml serum.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Anaplasma phagocytophilum - ultrasensitive

B0101

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Streptobacillus moniliformis ("rat bite fever") - ultrasensitive

B0102

Oral swab, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae - ultrasensitive

B0103

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top tube), or lesion biopsy, or lesion swab, or 0.2 ml feces, or fecal swab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Mycoplasma suis - ultrasensitive

B0109

0.2 ml feces; or fecal swab; or oral swab; or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top tube); or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue; or 0.2 ml cell culture; or environmental swab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Aspergillus fumigatus - ultrasensitive

F0001

Throat or respiratory swab, or 0.2 ml water, or fungal culture, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue, or environmental surface swab, or cloacal swab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay is specific for Aspergillus fumigatus and does not detect other common Aspergillus species.

Candida albicans - ultrasensitive

F0002

Throat swab, or cloacal swab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Cryptococcus neoformans - ultrasensitive

F0003

Cloacal swab (avian), or 0.2 ml feces, or rectal swab, or tracheal swab, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml CSF.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Pneumocystis carinii - ultrasensitive

F0004

Tracheal wash, nasopharyngeal swab or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed lung tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis) - ultrasensitive

F0005

Skin swab in 70% ethanol, or 0.2 ml fresh tissue in 70% ethanol, or 0.2 ml fixed tissue, or environmental surface swab in 70% ethanol, or extracted DNA. Ethanol volume should be minimized - only use enough to cover the head of the swab or the piece of tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay is performed from animal or environmental samples

Histoplasma - ultrasensitive

F0006

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or urine, or sputum, or bronchoalveolar lavage, or feces or fecal swab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue, or environmental surface swab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay is performed from animal or environmental samples

White nose syndrome (Pseudogymnoascus destructans) - ultrasensitive

F0007

Skin or fur swab, or skin scraping, or environmental surface swab, or 3mm diameter fresh, frozen or preserved wing tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay is performed from animal or environmental samples

Aspergillus species - ultrasensitive

F0009

Throat or respiratory swab, or 0.2 ml water, or fungal culture, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue, or environmental surface swab, or cloacal swab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects but does not differentiate most common Aspergillus species, including A. fumigatus, A. flavus, A. terreus, A. nidulans, A. niger and others.

Microsporum species - ultrasensitive

F0010

Skin swab, or fungal culture, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue, or environmental surface swab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Coccidioides immitis and Coccidioides posadasii - ultrasensitive

F0011

Surface dust swab or gauze pad, or 10 ml soil, or 10 ml water, or throat or nasal swab, or 0.2 ml cerebrospinal fluid, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top tube), or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects but does not differentiate Coccidioides immitis and Coccidioides posadasii, the etiologic agents of Valley Fever.

Equine genetic test:
Hyperkalenemic periodic paralysis

GE001

Buccal swab, collected by vigorously swabbing the inside of the cheek for 30 seconds, or 0.1 ml EDTA whole blood.

3 business days

Qualitative PCR

Detection of the gene responsible for HPP in horses

Primate genetic test:
smCCR524 polymorphism in sooty mangabeys

GP001

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or buccal swab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

3 business days

Qualitative PCR

Detection of smCCR524 allele in sooty mangabeys

Primate genetic test:
Mu opioid receptor polymorphisms in rhesus macaques

GP002

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or buccal swab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

3 business days

Qualitative PCR

Detection of Mu opioid receptor allele in macaques

Primate genetic test:
CYP2C76 c.449TG>A in macaques

GP003

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or buccal swab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

3 business days

Qualitative PCR

Detection of CYP2C76 c.449TG>A allele in macaques

Primate genetic test:
Fetal sex determination in macaques

GP004

Buccal swab, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen maternal whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml frozen maternal plasma or serum.

3 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Detection of SRY gene in maternal blood, indicating male fetus

Primate genetic test:
Mamu-6 in macaques

GP006

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or buccal swab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

3 business days

Qualitative PCR

Homozygous or heterozygous for the variant

Primate genetic test:
Mamu-7 in macaques

GP007

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or buccal swab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

3 business days

Qualitative PCR

Homozygous or heterozygous for the variant

Primate genetic test:
Blood typing in macaques

GP100

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or buccal swab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

3 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Identification of blood type in cynomolgus and rhesus macaques - blood group A, B or AB

Primate genetic test:
Detection and differentiation of rhesus and cynomolgus macaque DNA by real time PCR

GP101

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or buccal swab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

3 business days

Qualitative PCR

Identification of full-blooded rhesus, full-blooded cyno, or hybrid.

Primate genetic test:
Genotyping of cynomolgus DNA by PCR fragment analysis

GP102

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or buccal swab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

5 business days

Qualitative PCR / microsatellite marker analysis

This assay identifies genetic origin of a cynomolgus macaque sample by microsatellite marker analysis. It uses five Macaca fascicularis genomic markers to determine the relatedness of two animals, or to attribute a sample to a source animal.

Swine genetic test:
Blood typing in pigs

GS001

Buccal swab, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or tissue.

3 business days

Qualitative PCR

Identification of blood type in swine - blood group AA, AO or OO.

Simian retrovirus screen

P0001

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This screen detects but does not differentiate SRV group D types 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.

Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorhoeae screen

P0003

0.2 ml urine, or urogenital swab, or vaginal swab, or eye swab, or 0.2 ml bacterial culture.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This screen detects but does not differentiate N. gonorhoeae and C. trachomatis.

SIV/HIV-2/HIV-1 screen - ultrasensitive

P0004

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This screen detects but does not differentiate SIVsmm, SIVmac, SIVagm, SIVmnd, SIVsyk, SIVcpz, SIVhu and HIV-2 (A and B subtypes). Assay also detects HIV-1 subtypes A, B, D, F, H and N. However, HIV-1 subtype C is NOT detected by this assay.

T-cell leukemia virus (HTLV/STLV) screen - ultrasensitive

P0005

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This screen detects but does not differentiate all four PTLV types including HTLV-I, HTLV-II, all known types of STLV such as STLV-I, STLV-II, STLV-PH969, STLV-pp1664 and STLV-III.

Tuberculosis and other mycobacteria screen - ultrasensitive

P0006

Excised lesion from lung or other organ, or granuloma, or 0.2 ml lymph node tissue, or 0.2 ml bronchoalveolar lavage or gastric lavage. (Avian sample volumes 0.2 ml)

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This screen detects but does not differentiate a wide range of mycobacteria, including M. tuberculosis, M. bovis, M. microti, M. intracellulare, M. avium, M. gastri, M. africanum, M. scrofulaceum, M. ulcerans, M. simiae, M. kansasii, M. chelonae, M. fortuitum, M. marinum, M. genavense and others.
See P0007 for mycobacteria species identification.

Tuberculosis and other mycobacteria species identification by ultrasensitive PCR and sequence analysis

P0007

Excised lesion from lung or other organ, or granuloma, or 0.2 ml lymph node tissue, or 0.2 ml bronchoalveolar lavage or gastric lavage. (Avian sample volumes 0.2 ml)

4 business days

Qualitative real time PCR and PCR product sequence analysis

Normal range: Nondetected. This 2-stage screen detects and differentiates a wide range of mycobacteria, including M. tuberculosis/bovis/microti, M. intracellulare, M. avium, M. gastri, M. africanum, M. scrofulaceum, M. ulcerans, M. simiae, M. kansasii, M. chelonae, M. fortuitum M. marinum, M. genavense and others. It uses a real time PCR procedure to achieve a highly sensitive detection of mycobacteria, then PCR product sequence analysis to differentiate and identify mycobacteria species.

Cryptosporidium species screen - ultrasensitive

P0008

0.2 ml feces, or rectal swab, or 0.2 ml gastric lavage, or swab of mucous adhered to regurgitated prey items; or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed gastric tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This screen detects but does not differentiate Cryptosporidium species.

Helicobacter species screen - ultrasensitive

P0010

Rectal swab, or 0.2 ml feces, or 0.2 ml gastric lavage, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This screen detects but does not differentiate Helicobacter species, including H. pylori, H. heilmannii, H. bilis, H. hepaticus, H. rappini, H. felis, H. salomonis and other Helicobacter species, See P0011 for Helicobacter species identification.

Helicobacter species identification by ultrasensitive PCR and RFLP

P0011

Rectal swab, or 0.2 ml feces, or 0.2 ml gastric lavage, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR and RFLP

Normal range: Nondetected. This 2-stage screen detects and differentiates Helicobacter species including H. pylori, H. heilmannii, H. bilis, H. hepaticus, H. rappini, H. felis, H. salomonis and other Helicobacter species. It uses a real time PCR procedure to achieve a highly sensitive detection of Helicobacter bacteria, then a Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism (RFLP) protocol to differentiate and identify Helicobacter species.

Mycoplasma poultry panel - ultrasensitive

P0012

Tracheal swab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Panel detects and differentiates Mycoplasma gallisepticum and Mycoplasma synoviae.

Equine respiratory panel

P0013

Two nasopharyngeal swabs, or tracheal wash.

3 business days

Qualitative multiplexed real time PCR and qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Panel detects and differentiates equine arteritis virus, equine herpesvirus 1, equineherpesvirus 4, equine influenza A, Rhodococcus equi and Streptococcus equi subspecies equi and zooepidemicus.

Equine neurological panel

P0014

Preferred samples: 0.2 ml cerebrospinal fluid, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen brain tissue.
Less preferred sample: 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

3 business days

Qualitative multiplexed real time PCR and qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Panel detects and differentiates Eastern Equine Encephalitis, Western Equine Encephalitis, West Nile Virus, Equine herpes Virus type 1, Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (includes Sarcocystis neurona, Neospora hughesi, Neospora caninum and Toxoplasma gondii).

Equine GI / diarrhea panel

P0015

Rectal swab, 0.2 ml feces or bacterial culture.

3 business days

Qualitative mutiplexed real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Panel detects and differentiates Salmonella, Ehrlichia risticii, Clostridium difficile and Lawsonia intracellularis.

Enteric E. coli panel

P0016

Preferred specimens: Rectal swab, or cloacal swab, or 0.2 ml feces, or 0.2 ml bacterial culture, or environmental swab. Less preferred specimen: 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

3 business days

Qualitative multiplexed PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Panel detects and differentiates these clinically important strains of enteric E. coli: ETEC, EHEC, EIEC, EPEC, EAEC.

Equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM) panel - ultrasensitive

P0017

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml cerebrospinal fluid, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed brain tissue.

3 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Panel detects and differentiates Sarcocystis neurona, Neospora hughesi, Neospora caninum and Toxoplasma gondii.

Poultry respiratory panel

P0018

3 tracheal swabs.

3 business days

Qualitative multiplexed real time PCR and qualitative multiplexed reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Panel detects and differentiates avian influenza, Bordetella avium, Aspergillus fumigatus, infectious bronchitis, infectious laryngotracheitis, infectious coryza, Ornithobacterium rhinotracheale and Mycoplasma gallisepticum.

Canine respiratory panel

P0019

Throat swab + nasal discharge swab + eye discharge swab

3 business days

Qualitative real time PCR and qualitative multiplexed reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Panel detects and differentiates Bordetella bronchiseptica, canine adenovirus type 2, canine distemper virus, canine herpesvirus, canine parainfluenza virus and influenza,

Feline respiratory panel

P0020

Throat swab + nasal discharge swab + eye discharge swab

3 business days

Qualitative real time PCR and qualitative multiplexed reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Panel detects and differentiates Bordetella bronchiseptica, Chlamydophila felis, feline calicivirus, feline herpesvirus 1 (feline rhinotracheitis virus), influenza and Mycoplasma felis.

Feline bloodborne pathogens panel

P0021

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

3 business days

Qualitative real time PCR and qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Panel detects and differentiates feline immunodeficiency virus, feline infectious peritonitis, feline leukemia virus and Mycoplasma haemofelis

Canine diarrhea panel

P0022

0.2 ml diarrhea, or 2 rectal swabs.

3 business days

Qualitative multiplexed real time PCR and qualitative multiplexed reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Panel detects and differentiates Campylobacter, canine parvovirus, Clostridium difficile, Cryptosporidium, Giardia, Lawsonia intracellularis, Salmonella and canine enteric coronavirus.

Mouse fecal panel

P0023

2 fecal pellets.

3 business days

Qualitative real time PCR and qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Panel detects and differentiates mouse norovirus, mouse hepatitis virus, mouse rotavirus (EDIM), mouse minute virus/mouse parvovirus, reovirus 3, Theiller's murine encephalomyelitis virus, polyoma virus, Helicobacter bilis and Helicobacter hepaticus.

Equine breeding panel

P0024

Urogenital swab, cervical swab or 0.2 ml semen.

3 business days

Qualitative real time PCR and qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Panel detects and differentiates contagious equine metritis, equine arteritis virus, equine herpesvirus type I, Strep zoo and leptospirosis.

Tickborne disease panel

P0025

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml synovial fluid, or tick.

3 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Panel detects and differentiates Anaplasma platys, generalized Babesia, generalized Bartonella, Lyme disease (Borrelia burgdorferi), generalized rickettsia, generalized ehrlichia, and tularemia (Francisella tularensis)

Psittacine screening panel

P0026

Cloacal swab, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml feces.

3 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Panel detects and differentiates avian polyoma virus, Chlamydia psittaci and psittacine beak and feather disease

Simian retrovirus RNA detection - ultrasensitive

P0027

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 1 ml serum or plasma.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This screen detects but does not differentiate RNA of SRV group D types 1, 2, 3 and 5

Feline diarrhea panel

P0028

0.2 ml diarrhea, or 2 rectal swabs.

3 business days

Qualitative real time PCR and qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Panel detects and differentiates feline enteric coronavirus, feline panleukopenia virus/canine parvovirus, Campylobacter, Clostridium, Cryptosporidium, Giardia, Salmonella, Toxoplasma gondii and Trichomonas.

Mouse Essentials Panel

P0029

1 fecal pellet + 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) tube or on a Zoologix dry card, or 0.2 ml cell culture.

3 business days

Qualitative real time PCR and qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Panel detects and differentiates MNV, MPV 1/2/3/4/5, MMV/MVM, MHV, REO-1, REO-2, REO-3, LCMV, LDV, MRV/EDIM, TMEV, ECTRO, HANTA, POLY, MAD1/MAV1, MAD2/MAV2, SEND, Mycoplasma pulmonis, PVM, mouse CMV, and K virus.

Mycobacteriosis in amphibians real time PCR panel

P0030

Skin swab/scraping, or lesion swab, or cloacal/vent swab, or fresh, frozen or fixed tissue, or tank/enclosure/filter biofilm swab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Panel detects and differentiates Mycobacterium xenopi, Mycobacterium chelonae, and Mycobacterium liflandii / ulcerans / marinum / shottii / psedoshotii. Panel does not detect other mycobacteria.

Amphibian screening real time PCR panel

P0031

Skin swab in 70% ethanol, or 0.2 ml fresh tissue in 70% ethanol, or 0.2 ml fixed tissue, or environmental surface swab in 70% ethanol, or extracted DNA. Ethanol volume should be minimized - only use enough to cover the head of the swab or the piece of tissue.

3 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Panel detects and differentiates Mycobacterium xenopi, Mycobacterium chelonae, Mycobacterium liflandii / ulcerans / marinum, chytrid fungus and ranavirus.

"Mouse Minipanel" real time PCR panel

P0032

Fecal pellet

3 business days

Qualitative real time PCR and qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Panel detects and differentiates MNV, MPV/MMV, MHV, EDIM, TMEV, Helicobacter bilis and Helicobacter hepaticus.

Canine breeding PCR panel

P0034

0.2 ml semen (fresh or frozen), or 2 vaginal swabs (bitch), or 2 prepuce swabs (male)

3 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Panel detects and differentiates canine herpesvirus, Brucella and Leptospira.

Canine neurological PCR panel

P0036

0.2 ml CSF, or 0.2 ml tissue

3 business days

Qualitative real time PCR and qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Panel detects and differentiates Toxoplasma gondii, Neospora caninum, canine distemper virus, Borrelia burgdorferi (Lyme disease), Cryptococcus neoformans and rabies virus.

Feline neurological PCR panel

P0037

0.2 ml CSF, or 0.2 ml tissue

3 business days

Qualitative real time PCR and qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Panel detects and differentiates Toxoplasma gondii, Cryptococcus neoformans, feline infectious peritonitis virus, feline panleukopenia virus and feilne immunodeficiency virus.

Rabbit fecal PCR panel

P0038

One fecal pellet or similar volume of diarrhea

3 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Panel detects and differentiates Tyzzer's disease (Clostridium piliforme), Shigella/Enteroinvasive E. coli, and Campylobacter.

Canine anemia PCR panel

P0039

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

3 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Panel detects and differentiates Babesia, Anaplasma platys, Ehrlichia, Leptospira and Rickettsia.

Feline anemia PCR panel

P0040

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

3 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Panel detects and differentiates FeLV, FIV, Anaplasma platys, and Mycoplasma haemofelis.

Waterborne pathogen PCR panel

P0041

Preferred: Environmental surface swab or filter media
Less preferred: 100ml water.

3 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Panel detects and differentiates Cryptosporidium, Giardia, E. coli O157:H7, Shigella, Legionella, Campylobacter jejuni and Salmonella.

Zebrafish pathogen PCR panel

P0045

Preferred: Filter media, or whole zebrafish, or tank surface swab
Less preferred: 100ml water.

3 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Panel detects and differentiates Mycobacterium chelonae, Mycobacterium haemophilum, Mycobacterium liflandii/marinum/ulcerans/shottii/pseudoshottii, Pseudoloma neurophila, Pseudocapillaria tomentosa, and Edwardsiella tarda/ictaluri/hoshinae.

Ruminant fecal screening PCR panel - ultrasensitive

P0047

0.5 ml feces (diarrhea preferred), or 4 well-coated rectal swabs.

3 business days

Qualitative real time PCR and qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Panel detects and differentiates Campylobacter, Salmonella, E. coli O157:H7, Cryptosporidium, rotaviruses, coronaviruses, and Giardia.

Simian retrovirus type 1 (SRV-1)

S0001

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Simian retrovirus type 2 (SRV-2)

S0002

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Simian retrovirus type 3 (SRV-3)

S0003

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Simian retrovirus type 5 (SRV-5)

S0004

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Macaque simian foamy virus (SFVmac) - ultrasensitive

S0006

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml cell culture.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

African green monkey simian foamy virus (SFVagm)

S0007

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml cell culture.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Chimpanzee simian foamy virus (SFVcpz)

S0008

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml cell culture.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Baboon simian foamy virus (SFVbab)

S0009

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml cell culture.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Macaque simian immunodeficiency virus (SIVmac)

S0010

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

African green monkey simian immunodeficiency virus strain Tyo-1 [SIVagm](Tyo-1)

S0011

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

African green monkey simian immunodeficiency virus strain AGM3 (SIVagm3)

S0012

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Chimpanzee simian immunodeficiency virus (SIVcpz)

S0013

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Simian T-cell leukemia virus type 1 (STLV-1)

S0014

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Also known as simian T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1.

Simian T-cell leukemia virus type 2 (STLV-2)

S0015

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Also known as simian T-cell lymphotropic virus type 2.

SV40

S0016

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml cell culture, or 0.2 ml urine.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Simian cytomegalovirus (SCMV) - ultrasensitive

S0017

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml serum or plasma.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Macaque cytomegalovirus - ultrasensitive

S0018

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml serum or plasma.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Gibbon ape leukemia virus strain Seato (Galv-seato)

S0019

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Gibbon ape leukemia virus strain SF (Galv-SF)

S0020

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Simian sarcoma virus (SSV)

S0021

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Simian sarcoma-associated virus

S0022

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Rhesus rhadinovirus

S0023

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Monkeypox virus

S0025

Lesion scab or vesicle fluid swab.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Simian agent 8

S0026

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Herpesvirus papio 2

S0027

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Simian T-cell leukemia virus type 3 (STLV-3)

S0028

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Also known as simian T-cell lymphotropic virus type 3.

Herpes simplex type 1 (HSV-1) - ultrasensitive

S0029

Lesion swab, or conjunctival swab, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Herpes simplex type 2 (HSV-2) - ultrasensitive

S0030

Lesion swab, or conjunctival swab, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) - ultrasensitive

S0031

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml serum or plasma.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Epstein-barr virus - ultrasensitive

S0032

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) - ultrasensitive

S0033

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml plasma or serum.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Mouse hepatitis virus - ultrasensitive

S0034

Fecal pellet, or oral swab, or 0.2 ml cell culture.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Human varicella-zoster virus - ultrasensitive

S0035

Lesion swab or lesion scab, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Herpesvirus saimiri type I ("herpes tamarinus")

S0036

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Herpesvirus saimiri type II

S0037

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Herpesvirus ateles type I

S0038

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Herpesvirus ateles type II

S0039

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Herpesvirus ateles type III

S0040

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Human T-cell lymphotropic virus type I (HTLV-I) - ultrasensitive

S0041

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Human T-cell lymphotropic virus type II (HTLV-II) - ulltrasensitive

S0042

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Human herpesvirus type 6 - ultrasensitive

S0043

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Human herpesvirus type 7

S0044

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) - ultrasensitive

S0045

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml plasma or serum.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Measles virus - ultrasensitive

S0047

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or throat swab, or lesion swab, or lesion scab, or 0.2 ml urine, serum, plasma or CSF.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

West Nile virus - ultrasensitive

S0048

Preferred samples: 0.2 ml CSF, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen CNS tissue.
Less preferred samples: 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml serum or plasma.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Human herpesvirus type 8 - ultrasensitive

S0049

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Baboon cytomegalovirus

S0050

Oral swab, or 0.2 ml urine, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml serum or plasma.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Baboon endogenous virus

S0051

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Herpesvirus papio 1

S0052

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Hepatitis A (HAV) - ultrasensitive

S0053

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml feces, or 2 rectal swabs, or 0.2 ml serum or plasma, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen liver tissue, or 0.2 ml water or environmental samples.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Venezuelan equine encephalitis - ultrasensitive

S0054

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen CNS tissue, or 0.2 ml CSF, serum or plasma.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Eastern equine encephalitis - ultrasensitive

S0055

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen CNS tissue, or 0.2 ml CSF, serum or plasma.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Western equine encephalitis - ultrasensitive

S0056

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen CNS tissue, or 0.2 ml CSF, serum or plasma.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

St. Louis encephalitis - ultrasensitive

S0057

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen CNS tissue, or 0.2 ml CSF, serum or plasma.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Enterovirus - ultrasensitive

S0058

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml CSF, urine, plasma, serum or nasal wash, or rectal swab, or throat swab, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Dengue - ultrasensitive

S0060

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml plasma or serum.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.
Assay detects but does not differentiate common strains of Dengue virus types 1, 2, 3 and 4.

African Horse Sickness - ultrasensitive

S0061

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml plasma or serum, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Japanese encephalitis - ultrasensitive

S0062

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen CNS tissue, or 0.2 ml CSF, serum or plasma.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Equine infectious anemia - ultrasensitive

S0064

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Equine arteritis virus - ultrasensitive

S0066

Nasopharyngeal swab, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml semen, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.
This assay detects but does not differentiate most EAV strains reported in the literature.

Vesicular stomatitis - ultrasensitive

S0068

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or lesion swab or nasopharyngeal swab, or 0.2 ml nasal wash, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.
This assay detects and differentiates New Jersey and Indiana serotypes of VSV.

Encephalomyocarditis virus - ulrasensitive

S0069

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml plasma or serum, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Simian varicella-zoster virus - ultrasensitive

S0070

Lesion swab or lesion scab, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Equine herpesvirus
type I - ultrasensitive

S0071

Nasopharyngeal swab, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml CSF, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Equine herpesvirus
type II - ultrasensitive

S0072

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or nasopharyngeal swab, or 0.2 ml broncheoalveolar lavage, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Equine herpesvirus
type III - ultrasensitive

S0073

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or lesion swab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Equine herpesvirus
type IV - ultrasensitive

S0074

Nasopharyngeal swab, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Equine herpesvirus
type V - ultrasensitive

S0075

Nasopharyngeal swab, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Influenza - ultrasensitive

S0077

Preferred samples: tracheal swab or nasopharyngeal swab.
Less preferred sample: 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Using a real time PCR procedure, this assay achieves a highly sensitive detection but not differentiation of influenza viruses, including strains H5N1, H5N2, H1N1, H2N2, H3N8, H4N6, H7N7, H8N4 and H9N2.

Herpes B virus - ultrasensitive

S0078

Preferred samples: mucosal swab, or 0.2 ml CSF, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed CNS tissue.
Less preferred sample: 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Lymphocryptovirus - ultrasensitive

S0079

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Yellow fever - ultrasensitive

S0081

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml serum or plasma, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

 Avian adenovirus group 1 - ultrasensitive

S0082

0.2 ml feces, or cloacal swab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Avian reovirus - ultrasensitive

S0083

0.2 ml feces, or cloacal swab.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects but does not differentiate most common strains of avian reovirus, including S1133, 1733, 2408 and CO8.

Infectious bursal disease - ultrasensitive

S0084

0.2 ml feces, or cloacal swab, or respiratory swab, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Infectious laryngotracheitis - ultrasensitive

S0085

Tracheal swab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Infectious bronchitis - ultrasensitive

S0086

Tracheal swab.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects but does not differentiate the Connecticut and Massachusetts strains of infectious bronchitis.

Psittacine beak and feather disease

S0088

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml feces, or cloacal swab, or swab of the outer surface of liver, spleen or kidney, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Avian polyomavirus - ultrasensitive

S0089

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml feces, or cloacal swab, or swab of the outer surface of liver, spleen or kidney, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Pacheco's disease ("psittacine herpes") - ultrasensitive

S0090

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml feces, or cloacal swab, or swab of the outer surface of liver, spleen or kidney, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects but does not differentiate psittacid herpesvirus genotypes 1, 2, 3 and 4 (serotypes 1, 2 and 3).

Canine parvovirus - ultrasensitive

S0091

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml feces, or rectal swab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Canine distemper - ultrasensitive

S0092

Nasopharyngeal swab, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml CSF, urine, plasma or serum, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Feline panleukopenia virus ("feline distemper") - ultrasensitive

S0093

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or rectal swab, or 0.2 ml feces, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Mink enteritis virus - ultrasensitive

S0094

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Assay detects but does not differentiate MEV type 1 and MEV type 2.

Pigeon circovirus

S0095

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) virus - ultrasensitive

S0096

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml thoracic effusion

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

EDIM / Mouse rotavirus - ultrasensitive

S0097

Fecal pellet, or 0.2 ml cell culture.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Mouse minute virus and mouse parvovirus - ultrasensitive

S0098

Fecal pellet, or 0.2 ml urine, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue, or 0.2 ml cell culture.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects but does not differentiate mouse minute virus and mouse parvovirus types 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5,

Sendai virus - ultrasensitive

S0099

Nasopharyngeal swab, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen tracheal or lung tissue, or 0.2 ml cell culture.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transciption real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Mouse polyoma virus - ultrasensitive

S0100

0.2 ml urine, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue, or 0.2 ml cell culture.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Reovirus-3 - ultrasensitive

S0101

Fecal pellet, or nasal or tracheal swab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue, or 0.2 ml cell culture.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Theiler's - ultrasensitive

S0102

Fecal pellet, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml CSF, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen tissue, or 0.2 ml cell culture.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Canine adenovirus type 2 (CAV-2) - ultrasensitive

S0103

Nasopharyngeal, conjunctival or throat swab, or 0.2 ml tracheal wash, or 0.2 ml feces, or rectal swab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Canine herpesvirus - ultrasensitive

S0104

0.2 ml semen (fresh or frozen), or 2 vaginal swabs (bitch), or 2 prepuce swabs (male), or vesicular, nasopharyngeal, conjunctival or throat swab, or 0.2 ml tracheal wash, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Feline herpesvirus type 1 (feline rhinotracheitis virus) - ultrasensitive

S0105

Nasopharyngeal, conjunctival or oral swab, or lesion swab or scab, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) - ultrasensitive

S0106

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects proviral DNA of FIV in sample types containing cellular material.

Canine enteric coronavirus type 1 (CCV1) - ultrasensitive

S0107

0.2 ml feces or rectal swab.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Feline enteric coronavirus (FECV) - ultrasensitive

S0108

0.2 ml feces or rectal swab.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Canine parainfluenza virus (CPIV) - ultrasensitive

S0109

Nasopharyngeal swab or 0.2 ml tracheal wash.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Feline calicivirus (FCV) - ultrasensitive

S0110

Throat swab or 0.2 ml tracheal wash.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Feline leukemia virus (FeLV) - ultrasensitive

S0111

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects but does not differentiate proviral DNA of FeLV types A, B and C in sample types containing cellular material.

Baboon simian immunodeficiency virus (SIVbab)

S0112

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Simian hemorrhagic fever virus - ultrasensitive

S0113

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml cell culture.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Monkey parvoviruses - ultrasensitive

S0114

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml cell culture.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects but does not differentiate simian parvovirus, rhesus macaque parvovirus and pig-tailed macaque parvovirus.

Chimpanzee cytomegalovirus

S0115

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml serum or plasma.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Rabies virus - ultrasensitive

S0116

Buccal swab, or 0.2 ml CSF, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen brain stem tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) - QUANTITATIVE

S0117

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml plasma.

3 business days

QUANTITATIVE 1-step reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects and quantitates copies per ml of FIV RNA present in plasma.

Aleutian disease virus-ultrasensitive

S0118

0.2 ml feces, or rectal swab, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Canine adenovirus type 1(CAV-1) - ultrasensitive

S0119

Nasal swab, conjunctival swab, rectal swab or corneal scraping, or 0.2 ml feces or urine, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Reovirus screen - ultrasensitive

S0120

Tracheal swab, nasal swab or rectal swab, or 0.2 ml feces, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml cell culture.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Pseudorabies - ultrasensitive

S0121

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Porcine parvovirus - ultrasensitive

S0122

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml feces or urine, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue, or nasal swab or rectal swab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Hepatitis E - ultrasensitive

S0123

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml feces, or rectal swab, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Papilloma virus - ultrasensitive

S0124

0.2 ml semen, or cervical or prepuce swab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Swine vesicular disease - ultrasensitive

S0125

Vesicular fluid or lesion swab, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml feces, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Classical swine fever - ultrasensitive

S0126

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml feces or urine, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen tissue, or rectal swab, or nasal swab.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

African swine fever - ultrasensitive

S0127

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml feces, or rectal swab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Porcine cytomegalovirus - ultrasensitive

S0128

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Porcine lymphotropic herpesvirus 1 and 2 - ultrasensitive

S0129

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Assay detects but does not differentiate PLHV-1 and -2. Assay does not detect PLHV-3.

Rotavirus screen - ultrasensitive

S0130

0.2 ml feces or rectal swab.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Assay detects but does not differentiate many common strains of rotavirus.

Macaque simian foamy virus (SFVmac) RNA detection - ultrasensitive

S0131

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml cell culture.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Assay detects SFVmac RNA for research purposes.

Feline leukemia virus (FeLV) RNA detection - ultrasensitive

S0132

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects feline leukemia virus RNA for research purposes.

Porcine hemagglutinating encephalomyelitis - ultrasensitive

S0133

Nasal swab or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Canine respiratory  coronavirus type 2 (CCV2) - ultrasensitive

S0134

Nasal swab or throat swab.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Hantavirus - ultrasensitive

S0135

1 fecal pellet, or environmental wipes/swabs, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml cell culture, or 10 ml soil, or 10 ml water.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.  This test does not detect Seoul virus - see test code S0224 for Seoul virus detection.

Rabbit fibroma virus - ultrasensitive

S0136

0.2 ml tissue, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Lactate dehydrogenase-elevating virus (LDV) - ultrasensitive

S0137

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml cell culture.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Mouse norovirus - ultrasensitive

S0138

1 fecal pellet, or 0.2 ml cell culture.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Pneumonia virus of mice (PVM) - ultrasensitive

S0139

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml cell culture.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Coronaviruses - ultrasensitive

S0140

0.2 ml feces, or fecal swab, or nasopharyngeal swab.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.  This assay detects but does not differentiate several coronaviruses, including those of equines, bovines, white-tailed deer, elk, sambar deer, waterbuck, giraffe and sable antelope.

Bovine diarrhea virus - ultrasensitive

S0141

0.2 ml feces.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus - ultrasensitive

S0142

Fecal pellet, or 0.2 ml urine, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml cell culture.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Rat coronavirus (SDAV) - ultrasensitive

S0143

Fecal pellet, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or respiratory swab, or ocular swab.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Mousepox virus - ultrasensitive

S0144

Fecal pellet, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue, or skin scrapings, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml urine, or 0.2 ml cell culture.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Ranavirus - ultrasensitive

S0145

Skin or vent swab, or environmental swab, or 0.2 ml water, tissue or culture.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Mouse adenovirus type 1 - ultrasensitive

S0146

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube; or 0.2 ml tissue, or 0.2 ml cell culture.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Mouse adenovirus type 2 - ultrasensitive

S0147

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube; or 0.2 ml tissue, or 0.2 ml cell culture.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Squirrel monkey retrovirus - ultrasensitive

S0148

0.2 ml cell culture.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Porcine circovirus type 2 - ultrasensitive

S0149

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml saliva, or oral swab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Caprine arthritis-encephalitis (CAE) virus - ultrasensitive

S0151

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml milk.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Feline foamy virus - ultrasensitive

S0152

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or oral swab, or 0.2 ml culture.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Vaccinia virus - ultrasensitive

S0153

0.2 ml cell culture, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or lesion swab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or preserved tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Newcastle virus - ultrasensitive

S0154

0.2 ml cell culture, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or swab, or tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Bovine respiratory syncytial virus - ultrasensitive

S0155

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml cell culture, or swab, or tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Foot and mouth disease virus - ultrasensitive

S0156

Lesion swab, or nasal swab, or 0.2 ml cell culture, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Bovine adenovirus - ultrasensitive

S0157

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top), or 0.2 ml cell culture, or 0.2 ml feces, or 0.2 ml urine, or 2 respiratory or nasal swabs, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Fowlpox - ultrasensitive

S0158

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml cell culture, or lesion swab or scab, or respiratory swab, or 0.2 ml tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Simian parainfluenza virus- ultrasensitive

S0159

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml serum or plasma, or nasopharyngeal swab, or 0.2 ml tracheal wash, or 0.2 ml tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

K virus - ultrasensitive

S0160

Fecal pellet or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml cell culture.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Macropodid herpesviruses 1 and 2 - ultrasensitive

S0161

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or nasal swab, or throat swab, or lesion swab, or 0.2 ml cell culture.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Assay detects but does not differentiate macropod herpesvirus 1 and 2.

Macropodid herpesvirus 3 - ultrasensitive

S0162

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or nasal swab, or throat swab, or lesion swab, or 0.2 ml cell culture.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Murine cytomegalovirus type 1 - ultrasensitive

S0163

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or nasal swab, or throat swab, or lesion swab, or 0.2 ml cell culture.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Murine cytomegalovirus type 2 - ultrasensitive

S0164

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or nasal swab, or throat swab, or lesion swab, or 0.2 ml cell culture.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Porcine reproductive & respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) - ultrasensitive

S0165

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml semen, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue, or nasal swab or genital swab.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Bluetongue virus - ultrasensitive

S0166

0.2 ml of blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or nasal swab, or genital swab, or 0.2 ml of semen, or 0.2 ml of tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Porcine transmissible gastroenteritis virus (TGEV) - ultrasensitive

S0167

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml feces, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue, or nasal swab, or fecal swab.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Bovine parvovirus - ultrasensitive

S0168

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml feces, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue, or nasal swab, or fecal swab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Porcine adenovirus - ultrasensitive

S0169

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml feces, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue, or nasal swab, or fecal swab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects but does not differentiate common serotypes of porcine adenovirus.

Murine cytomegalovirus types 1 & 2 - ultrasensitive

S0170

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or nasal swab, or throat swab, or lesion swab, or 0.2 ml cell culture.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects but does not differentiate MCMV1 and MCMV2.

Feline leukemia virus (FeLV) - quantitative detection of proviral DNA

S0171

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Quantitative real time PCR

 This assay quantitates but does not differentiate proviral DNA of FeLV types A, B and C in sample types containing cellular material.

Feline leukemia virus (FeLV) - quantitative detection of RNA

S0172

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Quantitative reverse transcription real time PCR

 This assay quantitates but does not differentiate viral RNA of feline leukemia virus types A, B and C in serum, plasma or blood samples.

Horsepox virus - ultrasensitive

S0173

Lesion swab, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Equine adenovirus type 1 - ultrasensitive

S0174

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or nasopharyngeal swab, or rectal swab, or 0.2 ml feces, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Equine adenovirus type 2 - ultrasensitive

S0175

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or nasopharyngeal swab, or rectal swab, or 0.2 ml feces, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Ovine herpesvirus 2 - ultrasensitive

S0176

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or nasal swab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Human adenovirus screen - ultrasensitive

S0177

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml cerebrospinal fluid, or 0.2 ml feces, or 0.2 ml urine, or rectal swab, or nasopharyngeal swab, or conjunctival swab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects but does not differentiate most reported human adenoviruses.

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) type 1 - ultrasensitive

S0178

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects proviral DNA of HIV-1.

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) type 2 - ultrasensitive

S0179

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects proviral DNA of HIV-2.

Porcine endogenous retrovirus (PERV) - ultrasensitive

S0180

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects but does not differentiate types A and C porcine endogenous retroviruses.

Bovine rhinoviruses group A - ultrasensitive

S0181

Nasal swab, or throat swab, or 0.2 ml culture.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Bovine rhinoviruses group B - ultrasensitive

S0182

Nasal swab, or throat swab, or 0.2 ml culture.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Jena virus - ultrasensitive

S0183

0.2 ml feces, or rectal swab, or 0.2 ml culture.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Tickborne encephalitis virus - ultrasensitive

S0184

Whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or cerebrospinal fluid, or fresh or frozen tissue, or culture.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Ferret respiratory enteric coronavirus - ultrasensitive

S0185

Fecal swab, or 0.2 ml feces, or respiratory swab, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Porcine circovirus type 1 - ultrasensitive

S0187

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml saliva, or oral swab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Feline sarcoma virus - ultrasensitive

S0190

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Epizootic hemorrhagic disease - ultrasensitive

S0191

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or saliva swab, or 0.2 ml semen, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Lumpy skin disease virus - ultrasensitive

S0192

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml semen, or 0.2 ml saliva, or 0.2 ml lesion or crust material, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Rift Vally fever virus - ultrasensitive

S0193

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Bovine papillomavirus - ultrasensitive

S0194

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or lesion swab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Bovine polyomavirus - ultrasensitive

S0195

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Bovine leukemia virus - ultrasensitive

S0196

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Canine papillomavirus - ultrasensitive

S0197

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects but does not differentiate canine papillomavirus strains 1-8.

Feline papillomavirus - ultrasensitive

S0198

Lesion swab or scraping, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Akabane virus - ultrasensitive

S0199

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Peste des petits ruminants virus (PPRV) - ultrasensitive

S0200

Nasal swabs, or environmental swabs, or whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml feces, or 0.2 ml culture.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Jaagsiekte sheep retrovirus (JSRV) - ultrasensitive

S0201

Nasal swabs, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Bovine papular stomatitis virus (BPSV) - ultrasensitive

S0202

Lesion swab, or 0.2 ml saliva, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Chikungunya virus - ultrasensitive

S0203

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml plasma or serum, or 0.2 ml cerebrospinal fluid, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Bovine ephemeral fever virus - ultrasensitive

S0204

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Rinderpest virus - ultrasensitive

S0205

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or nasal swab, or 0.2 ml feces, or rectal swab, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Cache Valley virus - ultrasensitive

S0206

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml cerebrospinal fluid, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Borna virus - ultrasensitive

S0207

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or oral swabs, or nasal swabs, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Wesselsbron virus - ultrasensitive

S0208

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Nipah virus - ultrasensitive

S0209

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or nasal or throat swabs, or 0.2 ml urine, or 0.2 ml CSF, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Porcine enterovirus - ultrasensitive

S0210

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml feces, or fecal or rectal swabs, or 0.2 ml urine, or 0.2 ml CSF, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Teschovirus (Teschen-Talfan disease) - ultrasensitive

S0211

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml feces, or fecal or rectal swabs, or 0.2 ml CSF, or 0.2 ml urine, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Swinepox virus - ultrasensitive

S0212

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or lesion swab, or scab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus - ultrasensitive

S0213

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml feces, or rectal swab, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Porcine respiratory coronavirus - ultrasensitive

S0214

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or nasal swab, or 0.2 ml feces, or rectal swab, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Bovine herpesvirus type 1 - ultrasensitive

S0215

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube; or lesion, throat or nasal swab; or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Bovine herpesvirus type 2 - ultrasensitive

S0216

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or lesion swab or scab, or 0.2 ml milk, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Bovine herpesvirus type 4 - ultrasensitive

S0217

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or lesion swab or scab, or 0.2 ml milk, or nasal or conjunctival swab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Alcelaphine herpesvirus type 1 - ultrasensitive

S0218

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or nasal or throat swab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed kidney, intestinal wall, lymph node or brain tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Cowpox virus - ultrasensitive

S0219

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or lesion swab, or scab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Pseudocowpox virus - ultrasensitive

S0220

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or lesion swab, or scab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Bovine enterovirus - ultrasensitive

S0221

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml feces, or rectal swab, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse trancription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Vesicular exanthema of swine virus - ultrasensitive

S0222

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or oral, nasal or eye swab, or 0.2 ml feces, or rectal swab, or 0.2 ml urine, or 0.2 ml fresh or frozen tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse trancription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Seoul hantavirus - ultrasensitive

S0224

1 fecal pellet, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or environmental wipes/swabs, or 0.2 ml cell culture.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This test is specific for Seoul virus - see test code S0135 for detection of other hantaviruses.

Bovine endogenous retrovirus - ultrasensitive

S0225

0.2 ml cell culture supernatant or other acellular sample.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This test is designed to detect replication-competent bovine endogenous retrovirus in acellular sample types.

African green monkey endogenous retrovirus - ultrasensitive

S0226

0.2 ml cell culture supernatant or other acellular sample.

2 business days

Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This test is designed to detect replication-competent AGM endogenous retrovirus in acellular sample types.

Toxoplasma gondii - ultrasensitive

X0002

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml feces, or 0.2 ml amniotic fluid or CSF, or fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Sarcocystis neurona - ultrasensitive

X0004

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml CSF, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed CNS tissue, or 0.2 ml feces from opossum or other carrier species.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Theileria equi (equine piroplasmosis)

X0005

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or tick.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Theileria equi is one of two possible etiologic agents of equine piroplasmosis - the other is Babesia caballi.

Babesia caballi (equine piroplasmosis)

X0006

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or tick.

2 business days

Qualitative PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Babesia caballi is one of two possible etiologic agents of equine piroplasmosis - the other is Theileria equi.

Trypanosoma evansi (surra) - ultrasensitive

X0008

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Neospora hughesi - ultrasensitive

X0009

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml plasma, serum or CSF.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Trypanosoma cruzi (Chagas' disease) - ultrasensitive

X0010

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml plasma, serum or CSF.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Neospora caninum - ultrasensitive

X0011

0.2 ml feces, or rectal swab, or 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml CSF, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed brain, heart or aborted tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Plasmodium inui - ultrasensitive

X0012

Preferred primate sample: 0.2 ml liver or spleen tissue.
Less preferred primate sample: 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Trichomonas - ultrasensitive

X0013

Preferred samples: rectal, vaginal, cloacal, oral or other mucus secretion swab, or 0.2 ml feces - diarrhea preferred.
Less preferred samples: 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects but does not differentiate several common Trichomonas species, including T. gallinae, T. gallinarum, T. foetus/suis, T. vaginalis and T. equi.

Malaria (Plasmodium species screen) - ultrasensitive

X0014

Preferred primate sample: 0.2 ml liver or spleen tissue.
Less preferred primate sample: 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube,
Avian sample: 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube; or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or preserved liver or spleen tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects but does not differentiate most malaria-causing Plasmodium species, including P. falciparum, P. malariae, P. vivax, P. ovale, P. knowlesi, P. fieldi, P. hylobati, P. juxtanucleare, P. yoelii, P. brasilianum, P. cynomolgi, P. inui, P. schwetzi, P. reichenowi, P. eyles, P.jefferyi, P. youngi, P. pitheci, P. silvaticum, P. coatneyi, P. fragile, P. simiovale, P. gonderi, P. simium, P. cathemerium, P. relictum and P. gallinaceum.

Horse tapeworms - Anoplocephala perfoliata, Anoplocephala magna, and Anoplocephaloides mamillana - ultrasensitive

X0015

0.2 ml feces or rectal swab.

2 business days

Qualitative multiplex real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects but does not differentiate the three most commonly encountered tapeworm species in horses.

Strongyles worms - ultrasensitive

X0016

0.2 ml feces or rectal swab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects but does not differentiate most strongyles species in horses.

Giardia - ultrasensitive

X0017

0.2 ml feces or rectal swab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

Trypanosoma equiperdum ("Dourine") - ultrasensitive

X0018

0.2 ml urine, or urogenital or vaginal swab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Baylisascaris procyonis - ultrasensitive

X0019

0.2 ml feces, or rectal swab, or cloacal  swab, or 0.2 ml soil, or 0.2 ml tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Babesia species - ultrasensitive

X0020

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml synovial fluid, or tick.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.  This assay detects but does not differentiate most reported species of Babesia, such as Entopolypoides (Babesia) macaci and B. microti.

Atoxoplasma - ultrasensitive

X0021

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml feces, or cloacal swab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Pinworms - ultrasensitive

X0022

Fecal pellet or perianal cellophane tape impression

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects but does not differentiate common rodent pinworm species including Syphacia obvelata, Syphacia muris and Aspiculuris tetraptera.

Entamoeba species - ultrasensitive

X0023

0.2 ml feces, or rectal swab, or 0.2 ml soil

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects and differentiates Entamoeba histolytica, Entamoeba dispar and Entamoeba moshkovskii, but does not detect other common Entamoeba species.

Coccidia species - ultrasensitive

X0024

0.2 ml feces, or rectal swab, or 0.2 ml soil, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or preserved tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. This assay detects but does not differentiate many Coccidia species including Cryptosporidium, Eimeria, Hammondia, Hepatozoon, Isospora, Neospora, Sarcocystis, and Toxoplasma.

Cytauxzoon felis - ultrasensitive

X0025

0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top) tube, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or preserved tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Pseudoloma neurophilia - ultrasensitive

X0027

Skin or vent swab, or biofilm swab, or filter media, or 10 ml water, or 0.2 ml tissue, or 0.2 ml culture.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

Mites - ultrasensitive

X0030

Dust swab or environmental surface swab or swipe pad.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.  Assay detects most common mite species, including those often found in human habitations.

Rodent fur mites - ultrasensitive

X0031

Rodent fur swab or environmental surface swab.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Assay detects but does not differentiate rodent fur mite species Myobia musculi,   Mycoptes musculinus, and Radfordia affinis.

Leishmania - ultrasensitive

X0032

0.2 ml EDTA whole blood, or 0.2 ml tissue or bone marrow, or 0.2 ml cell culture.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected. Assay detects but does not differentiate Leishmania donovani and Leishmania infantum.

Cryptosporidium serpentis - ultrasensitive

X0033

0.2 ml feces, or rectal swab, or 0.2 ml gastric lavage, or swab of mucous adhered to regurgitated prey items; or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed gastric tissue.

2 business days

Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected.

*For specimen types other than those listed, please call to confirm specimen acceptability and shipping instructions. For liquid, tissue, swab or fecal specimens, if there will be a delay in shipping or during very warm weather, refrigerate the specimen until shipped and ship with a cold pack unless more stringent shipping requirements are specified. Frozen specimens should be shipped so as to remain frozen in transit. Dry card samples can simply be mailed at room temperature. See shipping instructions for more information.

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