Catalog Item Details

  TEST NAME Equine Herpes Virus 2(EHV2) and 5 (EHV5) PCR (MDL-3112)
  SECTION Molecular R & D
  SPECIMENS Nasal or pharyngeal swabs
Transtracheal, nasal, or pharyngeal wash
Fresh tissue (1 gm lung)
Whole blood (purple top tube)

A gel bacterial swab is not acceptable


  SPECIES Equine
  PRICING $35.00
  SAMPLE CONTAINER Spill-proof container, viral transport media, purple top tube
  SHIPPING PRESERVE Cold Pack
  DAYS TESTED M-F
  ESTIMATED TURNAROUND 1-2 days
  TEST COMMENTS This PCR detects: Equine Herpes Virus 2(EHV2) and 5 (EHV5)

Swabs must be submitted in one of the following:

• 0.25 ml sterile saline

• Viral transport media

• Copan-Eswab™ system


A gel bacterial swab is not acceptable

Reported as Positive, Negative, Suspect with Ct values
  PROCEDURES Polymerase chain reaction
  DELIVERY METHOD Next day delivery or 2 day transit is recommended
  SECTION GROUP Molecular Diagnostics