1. K-State home
  2. »College of Veterinary Medicine
  3. »Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
  4. »Resources
  5. »Newsletters and News
  6. »Diagnostic Insights
  7. »September 2018
  8. »ISO bovine blood samples from Kansas cow-calf operations

Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

banner

January 2019

KSVDL is Looking for Bovine Blood Samples from Kansas Cow-Calf Operations

KSVDL is soliciting help from practitioners and cow-calf producers, within a one-hour drive of Manhattan, to help update reference intervals for several clinical pathology tests.

Sample group:

  • Spring or fall cow-calf herds
  • 8 healthy adult cows from each herd (lactating, open, or pregnant)

Needed samples: from each 

  • 3 tubes of blood (citrate, EDTA, serum)
  • 1 syringe of blood (3 ml heparinized blood)

All supplies will be provided by KSVDL

Sampling process:

  • KSVDL personnel will be available to be on-site to assist in any way needed, and will be responsible to transport the samples immediately back to Manhattan.

Payment:

A $50.00 diagnostic test voucher will be paid to practitioners for each herd they sample.

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Diana Schwartz at dischwart@vet.k-state.edu or 785-532-4232 or Dr. Gregg Hanzlicek at 785-532-4853.

 

 

 

NEXT: New Toxicology Tests!
Return to Index