Bovine Herpesvirus-1 (IBR) PCR

Test Schedule
Lab Lab section Days Turnaround
WADDL - Pullman Molecular Diagnostics Mon-Fri 1-9 days
Price: $75.00
Detection of bovine herpesvirus-1 (BHV-1), the causative agent of Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis (IBR), by real-time PCR.
Specimens Required
  • 1 g fresh, frozen, or formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE)  tissues, including:
    • Lung
    • Spleen
    • Trachea
    • Fetal tissues
  • Cell cultures or supernatants from cell cultures suspected as being infected with BHV-1
  • 1-2mL EDTA whole blood
  • Nasopharyngeal or conjunctival  swab (plastic/synthetic swabs preferable. Do not submit swabs in agarose media or calcium alginate swabs, since those inhibit PCR)
  • 1-2mL bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL)
  • 1-2mL Transtracheal wash (TTW)
Sampling Requirements
For additional information on how to collect and submit a sample please visit our Submit a Sample page.
Collection Container
Label all samples. Store refrigerated. Ship overnight on cold packs in an insulated container.
Packing Instructions
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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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