Bluetongue Virus and EHD Virus PCR, duplex

Test Schedule
Lab Lab section Days Turnaround
WADDL - Pullman Molecular Diagnostics Mon-Fri 1-9 days
Price: $75.00
Detection of bluetongue virus (BTV) and epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus (EHDV) by real-time PCR.
Specimens Required
  • 1-2mL EDTA whole blood
  • 1 g fresh, frozen, or formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE)  tissue, including:
    • Lung
    • Spleen
    • Bone marrow
    • Brain, kidney or other tissues showing lesions
  • Cell cultures or supernatants from cell cultures suspected as being infected with BTV or EHDV
Sampling Requirements
For additional information on how to collect and submit a sample please visit our Submit a Sample page.
Collection Container
Blood: EDTA (purple top) tube.

Tissues, swabs, washes: sealed, leak-proof plastic bag or container.
Packing Instructions
Label all samples. Store refrigerated. Ship overnight on cold packs in an insulated container.

For additional information, please visit our Packing and Shipping page.
Special Instructions
Ordering Instructions
For online test ordering please visit our Submit a Sample page for additional information. To submit a specimen without submitting through our online portal please see our Forms page for fillable forms and further instruction.
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