Equine Herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) PCR

Test Schedule
Lab Lab section Days Turnaround
WADDL - Pullman Molecular Diagnostics Mon-Fri 1-7 days
Price: $87.00
Detection of EHV-1 (wild type and neuropathogenic) by real-time PCR.
Specimens Required
  • Nasal or nasopharyngeal swab (plastic/synthetic swabs preferable. Do not submit swabs in agarose media or calcium alginate swabs, since those inhibit PCR)
  • 1-2mL nasal flush
  • Nasal flush
  • 1-2mL EDTA whole blood
  •  1 g fresh, frozen, or formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE)  tissue:
    • Lung
    • Fetal tissue pool
    • Spleen
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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