Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL) clients can now submit samples for real-time polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) testing for Neospora caninum. The test is performed in the Molecular Diagnostics Section at the College Station laboratory on bovine, caprine, ovine and cervid specimens.
TEST: Neospora caninum qPCR
SPECIMEN: 1-2mL whole, unclotted blood in an EDTA tube; 1.0 g fresh tissue (placenta, brain, liver, lung, heart)
PRICE: $30.00 with a $6.00 accession fee.
TURNAROUND: Performed in College Station Tuesday through Friday, with results within 2-3 business days.
Thank you for your continued use of TVMDL for your diagnostic needs. A full list of TVMDL’s test offering are available online at tvmdl.tamu.edu, and laboratory experts are available to answer any questions. Call the College Station at 979.845.3414.