Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus (BVD) PCR

Section: Molecular Diagnostics

Fee: $30.00

Turnaround Time: 1 - 2 business days

Days Test Started: Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday

Species: Bovine, Caprine, Ovine, Ruminant

Specimen

Name

Container

Minimum Amount

Serum

Red top vacutainer

2 - 5 ml


Milk

Leakproof Container

5 - 8 ml


Fetal Tissues

Leakproof Container


Spleen

Leakproof Container

2-3 samples


Lung

Leakproof Container

2-3 samples


Intestine

Leakproof Container

2-3 segments


Lymph Node

Leakproof Container

2-3 samples


Leakproof Container


Collection Information

REFRIGERATION - Refrigerate all samples until shipment.
FRESH TISSUES - Collect tissues in sterile/clean containers (plastic jars or sealable plastic bags). Separate tissues in different containers and label with tissue type, animal ID, and owner name.

Shipping Information

OVERNIGHT - Ship overnight in an insulated shipper with ice packs (pack absorptive material to collect moisture) DO NOT SHIP OVER THE WEEKEND OR HOLIDAY - NO SATURDAY DELIVERY
PAPERWORK - Package paperwork separately in a waterproof, sealable plastic bag. Ensure paperwork is complete and specimens are labeled for easily matching. If you are using CF.755 Multiple Animal Continuation Form, please include a hard copy and email a copy to addl@purdue.edu.
FRESH TISSUES - If shipping different tissue types, clearly label each container with owner and animal ID (if applicable) and sample/tissue type. Double bag ALL fresh tissues.

Additional Information
Also available as part of the Bovine Respiratory Virus Screen PCR (BRSV, IBR, PI3, BCV, BVD)
For BVD ear notch testing, please see Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus (BVD) PCR - Ear Notch Screen Pooled

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