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  TEST NAME Equine Herpes Virus 2(EHV2) and 5 (EHV5) PCR (MDL-3112)
  SECTION Molecular R & D
  SPECIMENS (5 gm) Fresh Lung
Swabs (Nasal or Pharyngeal)
Washes (Transtracheal, Nasal, or Pharyngeal)
(1.0 ml) Whole Blood
A gel bacterial swab is not acceptable
  SPECIES Equine
  PRICING $36.00
  SAMPLE CONTAINER Spill-proof container, viral transport media, or 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