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  TEST NAME Equine Respiratory Virus EIV and EAV PCR (MDL-3118)
  SECTION Molecular R & D
  SPECIMENS (5 gm) Fresh Lung
Nasal Swab
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 panel detects viral pathogens:

• Equine influenza A virus (EIV) genotype H3N8 (equine-2)

• Equine arteritis virus (EAV)

The 2 viruses are also included in the Equine Respiratory Viral PCR Panel (MDL-3119)



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