Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus (BVD) ELISA

Section: Virology

Fee: $6.00

Turnaround Time: Up to 5 Business Days

Days Test Started: Friday

Species: Bovine




Minimum Amount

Ear notch

Individual serum tube or 5mL Falcon tube

1cm x 1cm

Serum (>3 months of age)

Serum tube


Collection Information

Collect ear notches with a sharp ear notching tool suitable for adult swine. Disinfect ear notchers between samples with 10% bleach. Number individual tubes. Keep specimens chilled. Do not put samples in formalin.

Shipping Information

Ice pack

Additional Information
Contact lab for submissions greater than 50. Beginning September 1, 2020, the ADDL will no longer accept whole blood/plasma samples for BVD Antigen Capture ELISA Testing. Whole Blood samples may be submitted for testing by BVD PCR for $30.00 per sample. Starting August 1st, 2020, ADDL West Lafayette location tests will be performed on Friday. Samples must be received by 12:00 pm on Friday.

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