Porcine Circovirus 2/3 (PCV2 and PCV3) Duplex PCR

Section: Molecular Diagnostics

Fee: $35.00

Turnaround Time: 1 - 2 business days

Days Test Started: Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday

Species: Porcine




Minimum Amount


Red top vacutainer tube

1-2 ml

Oral Fluid (no pooling)

Leakproof Container

5 - 10 ml


Leakproof Container

Several samples

Lymph Node

Leakproof Container

Several samples

Lung/lymph node pool

Leakproof Container

Several samples each


Leakproof Container

Several samples

Processing Fluid

Leakproof Container

5 - 10 ml

Collection Information

GENERAL - Label all containers with appropriate information - Animal ID, Owner Name, Veterinarian, Sample Type, Date.
REFRIGERATION - Refrigerate all samples until shipment.
FRESH TISSUES - Collect tissues in sterile/clean containers (plastic jars or sealable plastic bags). Separate tissues in different containers and label with tissue type, animal ID, and owner name.
POOLING - Collect, identify, and submit samples individually. The laboratory will pool samples.

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 addl@purdue.edu.
FRESH TISSUES - If shipping different tissue types, clearly label each container with owner and animal ID (if applicable) and sample/tissue type. Double bag ALL fresh tissues.

Additional Information
This test tests detects both PCV2 and PCV3. The report will contain results for both PCV2 and PCV3.

Sequencing of ORF 2 is available for PCV2 with Porcine Circovirus Type 2 (PCV2) ORF 2 Sequencing

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