New qPCR equine profiles available at Biovet

New digestive and respiratory qPCR profiles for horses are now being performed in Biovet’s laboratories in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec

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.

ISSUING RESULTS

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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