Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease Virus (EHD) PCR

Section: Molecular Diagnostics

Fee: $38.50

Turnaround Time: 1–3 business days

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

Species: Bovine, Ruminant, Other




Minimum Amount

Tissue (see Collection Information)

Leakproof container

8-10 grams each

Whole Blood

Purple Top Vacutainer (EDTA)

5-10 ml

Collection Information

Preferred tissue is fresh-chilled spleen. Lung, liver or kidney can also be tested.

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 Bluetongue Virus and Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Duplex PCR (BTV & EHD)

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