Bovine Coronavirus and Bovine Rotavirus Duplex PCR (BCV/BRV)

Section: Molecular Diagnostics

Fee: $35.00

Turnaround Time: 1-2 business days

Days Test Started: Wednesday,Friday

Species: Bovine




Minimum Amount


Leakproof Container

5 -10 grams


Leakproof Container

2-3 segments

Fecal Swab

Viral transport medium

Collection Information

GENERAL - Label all containers with appropriate information - Animal ID, Owner Name, Veterinarian, Sample Type, Date.
REFRIGERATION - Refrigerate all samples until shipment.
FECES - Collect feces in a leak proof container (sealable plastic bag or jar - do NOT submit in gloves). Collect feces that is free of debris and bedding.

Shipping Information

OVERNIGHT - Ship overnight in an insulated shipper with ice packs (pack absorptive material to collect moisture) DO NOT SHIP OVER THE WEEKEND OR HOLIDAY - NO SATURDAY DELIVERY
PAPERWORK - Package paperwork separately in a waterproof, sealable plastic bag. Ensure paperwork is complete and specimens are labeled for easily matching. If you are using CF.755 Multiple Animal Continuation Form, please include a hard copy and email a copy to
FECES - Ensure container is securely sealed. Double bag all diarrhea samples to contain any leaks.

Additional Information
This PCR duplex detects both Bovine Coronavirus and Bovine Rotavirus.
This test is also part of the Bovine Neonatal Diarrhea Screen PCR (Bovine Coronavirus, Bovine Rotavirus, Crypto, Salmonella, and F5/K99).

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