Respiratory Screen (EHV-1, EHV-4, ERAV, Influenza)

Serology complement fixation test (CFT) for equine herpesvirus 1 & 4 and equine rhinitis virus A and haemagglutination inhibition (HI) for equine influenza
Sample Requirement Turnaround Time Price Species
Clotted blood Minimum 2-3 days €75.00 Equine

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Related article(s)

Allkofer A, Garvey M, Ryan E, Lyons R, Ryan M, Lukaseviciute G, Walsh C, Venner M, Cullinane A. Primary vaccination in foals: a comparison of the serological response to equine influenza and equine herpesvirus vaccines administered concurrently or 2 weeks apart. Arch Virol. 2021 Feb;166(2):571-579. doi: 10.1007/s00705-020-04846-6. Epub 2021 Jan 7. PMID: 33410993. Back H, Weld J, Walsh C, Cullinane A. Equine Rhinitis A Virus Infection in Thoroughbred Racehorses-A Putative Role in Poor Performance? Viruses. 2019 Oct 18;11(10):963. doi: 10.3390/v11100963. PMID: 31635401; PMCID: PMC6848918. Heldens JG, Hannant D, Cullinane AA, Prendergast MJ, Mumford JA, Nelly M, Kydd JH, Weststrate MW, van den Hoven R. Clinical and virological evaluation of the efficacy of an inactivated EHV1 and EHV4 whole virus vaccine (Duvaxyn EHV1,4). Vaccination/challenge experiments in foals and pregnant mares. Vaccine. 2001 Jul 20;19(30):4307-17. doi: 10.1016/s0264-410x(01)00131-1. PMID: 11457558.