Rhodococcus equi – Cholesterol oxidase (ChoE) PCR

This test detects the presence of Rhodococcus equi in various sample types through the PCR detection of the cholesterol oxidase (ChoE) gene. ChoE is found in virulent and avirulent R. equi.
Sample Requirement Turnaround Time Price Laboratory Species
Nasal swab/Abscess swab/Tracheal lavage/other 2 days €52.50 PCR Equine

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** Samples must be received before 10.00 a.m. Monday-Thursday in order to avail of 2 working day turnaround. Please note that samples submitted after 10.00 a.m. on Thursday, or on Friday, will be reported on the next working day