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Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

New Tests and Offerings

Bovine Respiratory PCR panel—FALL DISCOUNT

For the months October through December, KSVDL is offering a 20 percent discount on the bacterial and viral respiratory PCR panels.  The bacterial panel detects M. haemolytica, P. multocida, H. somni, M. bovis, and B. trehalosi. The viral panel detects, BVDV, BRSV, BCoV, IBR, and includes M. bovis.

The test can be completed on either tissue (lymph node or lung) or nasal/pharyngeal swabs.  Only one sample is required as a single sample can be utilized for both the viral and bacterial PCR panels. The swab must be either a sterile swab in 0.25 ml of sterile saline or a swab in viral transport media.

A “gel” bacterial swab is not acceptable.

Fall Discount Cost: $34.00 for either bacterial or viral PCR panel or $68.00 for both panels.

For more information visit our website www.ksvdl.org or contact KSVDL Client Care at 866-512-5650 or clientcare@vet.k-state.edu. 

Bovine Abortion Tissue PCR Panel

KSVDL is now offering a panel that includes testing for five Leptospira serovars (L. canicola, L.grippotyphosa, L. hardjo, L. icterohaemorrhagiae, L. pomona), IBR, BVD type 1 and 2, and Neospora caninum in fetal tissue. 

Specimens to submit

Fresh tissues that include:

  • Liver
  • Kidney
  • Skeletal muscle
  • Spleen
  • Lung
  • Placenta

Days tested: M-F

Estimated turnaround:  1-2 days

Cost:  $42.00

For more information please contact KSVDL Client Care at 866-512-5650 or clientcare@vet.k-state.edu

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