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Available Testing Options

Seneca Valley Virus PCR

Recently, Seneca Valley virus (SVV) has been reported in multiple breeding herds in the upper Midwest. This is a vesicular disease associated with the acute loss of neonatal pigs.  Clinical signs can be confused with other vesicular diseases, including FMDV, swine vesicular disease, and vesicular stomatitis.

Target: Seneca Valley virus
Test: Quantitative PCR (results are reported as Negative and Positive with Ct values)
Test days:  Monday through Friday
Anticipated turnaround: 1-2 days
Samples: Fresh nasal or fecal swabs or feces
Sample media: Sterile container containing 0.5 ml of PBS or sterile saline
Cost: $31.00

For more information on these test options, please contact KSVDL Client Care at clientcare@vet.k-state.edu or 866-884-3867.

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