Real-time PCR panel that detects a broad range of pathogens responsible for equine respiratory diseases, including Equine Herpesviruses 1 and 4, Equine Adenoviruses 1 and 2, Equine Rhinitis viruses A and B, Influenza A virus (matrix), Equine arteritis virus, Streptococcus equi subsp. equi in equine swab samples, betacoronavirus, Potomac Horse Fever in equine fecal samples, and Equine Herpesviruses 1 and 4, Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Neorickettsia risticii in equine whole blood samples.


Test Code: EFUOP

Test Days:M-W
Turn Around Time (Days):5-7 days

3 different specimens are required from each horse:
1) Feces (2-5 g), colon, colon contents. If feces too watery, two saturated swabs may be submitted instead of feces.
2) EDTA whole blood (2 mL) or spleen
3) Respiratory sample (nasal swab or deep pharyngeal swab or trans-trachael wash or bronchoalveolar lavage or lung tissue).


If swabs are used, submit swabs in virus transport media OR in sterile vial with 2-3 drops sterile saline.

Leak-proof sterile container for tissues or blood.

Lavendar top vacutainer for blood

Handling/ Storage:


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