Catalog Item Details

  TEST NAME Equine Herpes Virus (EHV1w) (EHV1m) and (EHV4) PCR (MDL-3111)
  SECTION Molecular Diagnostics
  SPECIMENS Nasal swab
Fresh tissue (1 gm lung)
Whole blood (purple top tube) for EHV1
  SPECIES Equine
  PRICING $34.00
  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 (EHV1w) (EHV1m) and (EHV4).
All 3 viruses are also included in the Equine Respiratory PCR Panel (MDL-3110)

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