New digestive and respiratory qPCR profiles for horses are now being performed in Biovet’s laboratories in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec
Here is the description of these real-time tests for the detection of the main infectious agents of the digestive and respiratory system:
- qPCR Digestive profile (diarrhea) (9 pathogens)
Clostridium perfringens (toxine A), (toxin A), Clostridium difficile (toxin A & B), Equine coronavirus, Cryptosporidium spp *, Lawsonia intracellularis, Neorickettsia risticii (Potomac Horse Fever), Rotavirus A and Salmonella spp.
- SUBMITTING SAMPLES: Feces (5-10 g) or rectal swab in a tightly sealed container. Refrigerate and send on ice.
- qPCR Respiratory profile (8 pathogens)
Equine herpesvirus type 1 (EHV-1) and type 4 (EHV-4), Influenza type A, Rhodococcus equi, Streptococcus equi spp. equi, Streptococcus equi spp zooepidemicus, as well as Equine Rhinitis Viruses A and B.
- SUBMITTING SAMPLES: Nasal swab, transtracheal lavage fluid, guttural pouch lavage, bronchoalveolar lavage fluid, or respiratory tract tissue. Tissues and fluids should be sent in a tightly sealed container. Swabs should be submitted without transport media in dry tubes. Refrigerate and send on ice.
The profil is now available at a NEW REDUCED PRICE.
Previously, the tests were not available individually and now they are.
Biovet will issue the test results in a shorter period of time, i.e. 1 to 2 working days instead of 5 days.
Les tests seront effectués du lundi au vendredi.
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