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January 2018

New Tests

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: 1 gm fresh tissues that include

       liver
       kidney
       skeletal muscle
       spleen
       lung
       placenta

Bovine Abortion Serology Panel

This serology panel includes testing for Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis (IBR), Bovine Viral Diarrhea (BVD 1 and 2), Lepto (includes all five serovars), Neospora caninum, Brucella abortus

Specimens: 2-3 ml serum (red top) or preservative tube

Bovine Neonatal Enteric Diarrhea PCR Panels

  • For all three panels either 5 gms of feces of 1 gm fresh intestine can be submitted in a sterile container.
  • This PCR is competed Monday through Friday and expected Turnaround Time is 1-2 days.
  • The results are reported out as Positive, Negative, Suspect, with Ct values.
  1. Bovine Neonatal Enteric Diarrhea PCR Full Panel

      Viral pathogens:                      Bacterial & Protozoal pathogens
      Coronavirus                                E. coli K99                      
      Rotavirus (group A)                     Salmonella sp.
      Cryptosporidia sp.

  2. Bovine Neonatal Enteric Diarrhea PCR Viral Panel
      Coronavirus
      Rotavirus (group A)
  3. Bovine Neonatal Enteric Diarrhea PCR Bacterial: Protozoal Panel

    This PCR detects:

            Bacterial and Protozoal pathogens:
             E. coli K99                           
             Salmonella sp.
             Cryptosporidia sp.

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

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