Equine Herpesvirus 1 (EHV-1) PCR

Sample Requirement Turnaround Time Price Species
Nasopharyngeal swab in virus transport medium (VTM) and / or heparinised or EDTA blood sample or post mortem tissues in VTM (lung, liver, spleen, adrenal, thymus from aborted foetus or neonatal foal, brain and spinal cord from neurological cases) Minimum 2 days €38.50 per sample type Equine

Related test(s)

Complement fixation test (CFT) or serum neutralisation test for antibody detection (SNT)

Related article(s)

Garvey M, Lyons R, Hector RD, Walsh C, Arkins S, Cullinane A. Molecular Characterisation of Equine Herpesvirus 1 Isolates from Cases of Abortion, Respiratory and Neurological Disease in Ireland between 1990 and 2017. Pathogens. 2019 Jan 15;8(1):7. doi: 10.3390/pathogens8010007. PMID: 30650561; PMCID: PMC6471309.