Senecavirus A (SVA) PCR

Section: Molecular Diagnostics

Fee: $30.00

Turnaround Time: 1 - 2 business days

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

Species: Porcine

Specimen

Name

Container

Minimum Amount

Vesicle fluid

Leakproof Container


Vesicle swab

Viral transport medium or saline


Vesicle tissue

Leakproof Container



Oral Fluid

Leakproof container

2-3 ml


Serum

Leakproof container

1-2 ml


Collection Information

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.
SWABS: Synthetic (Dacron/polyester) swabs are required. Swabs should be placed in a viral transport system (examples: Viral Culturette, Becton Dickinson; Universal Transport Medium, Copan Diagnostics) or in a sterile, leakproof tube with 0.5 ml sterile saline/PBS. Any bacterial swab system (Amies agar, with or without charcoal) is unacceptable and will not be tested. Refrigerate all samples until shipment.

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

Additional Information
If lesions suggest a foreign animal disease (e.g., FMD), you must contact your state animal health official before collecting or submitting specimens.

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