This test is valid for samples taken between 35 and 120 days after breeding.
Collect serum from clotted blood in a non-additive tube (e.g. plain red top or serum separator). When possible, transfer clear serum off the clot into a new tube.
Glass or plastic tube with no anticoagulant additives.
Label all samples with unique identifiers.
Use cold packs during hot weather, especially if shipping serum samples on the clot. Overnight shipping is recommended.
This test is performed by the Animal Reproduction and Biotechnology Laboratory at Colorado State University. Prices for tests performed outside TVMDL may not include lab accession and forwarding fees and forwarding fees and can be subject to change without notice. Turnaround times vary depending on shipping time and the referral lab's schedule.