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Equine Diarrhea RealPCR Panel with Lawsonia (IDEXX) (RO)

Method: Referred Out
Sample Comments: Serum for serology, feces in sterile container and feces in fecal culture (enteric pathogen) transport media (for reflex Salmonella culture if indicated)
Turnaround Time: 4 Weeks

Handling and Shipping

Minimum Sample: 5 grams
Specimens Containers: Sterile, leak proof container
Shipping And Handling: Refrigerate up to 10 days. Fresh tissue refrigerate up to 24 hrs, freeze for longer storage. Ship on ice packs.

Additional Information

Collect sample prior to antibiotic administration. Clostridiuim difficile toxin A gene, Clostridiuim difficile toxin B gene, Clostridium perfringens enterotoxin A gene, Clostridium perfringens CPnetE/F toxin gene, Cryptosporidium spp., equine coronavirus, equine rotavirus, Lawsonia intracellularis, Neorickettsia risticii (Potomac horse fever), Rhodococcus equi and Salmonella spp. RealPCR tests. Includes culture and biochemical identification of Salmonella spp. and Lawsonia intracellularis antibody by IPMA.