New real-time PCR tests for the detection of major infectious agents of the reproductive, respiratory and digestive systems are now available for horses at Biovet.
- Digestive profile PCR
Lawsonia intracellularis, Clostridium perfringens, Clostridium difficile (A/B toxins), Neorickettsia risticii (Potomac Horse Fever), Rotavirus, Salmonella spp, Coronavirus
SUBMITTING SAMPLES: Rectal swab or fecal sample (5-10 grams). Sample should be sent in a tightly sealed container. Refrigerate and send on ice.
- Reproductive profile PCR
Equine Viral Arteritis (EVA), Equine Herpès Virus 1 (EHV-1), Streptococcus equi spp. zooepidemicus, Leptosporosis leptospira interrogans, Trypanosoma equiperdum, Klebsiella pneumonica, Escherichia Coli
SUBMITTING SAMPLES: Endometrial swab, cervical swab, semen, placenta, or uterine lavage fluid. Sample should be sent in a tightly sealed container. Swabs should be submitted without transport media in dry tubes. Refrigerate and send on ice.
- Respiratory profile PCR
Equine Herpès Virus 1 (EHV-1), Equine Herpès Virus 4 (EHV-4), Streptococcus qui spp. equi, Rhodococcus equi, Influenza équin, Streptococcus equi spp zooepidemicus, Equine Rhinitis Virus A and B
SUBMITTING SAMPLES: Nasal swab, transtracheal lavage fluid, guttural pouch lavage, bronchoalveolar lavage fluid, or respiratory tract tissue. Sample should be sent in a tightly sealed container. Swabs should be submitted without transport media in dry tubes. Refrigerate and send on ice.
Biovet will issue the test results within 4 to 5 business days.
These tests are performed from Monday to Friday.
For further information, feel free to contact us!