Results 1–11 of 11 for "plant identification."
Identification of both toxic and non-toxic plants.
Review the range: Cattle and horse owners encouraged to be aware of potentially toxic plants
...ians may find beneficial. One of the most frequently requested services is plant identification. This service allows producers or veterinarians to submit plants to the laboratory for identification and to determine its toxicity, if any. Clients have the option of mailing the plant to TVMDL or for a more convenient method, submitting photos of the plant via email or the TVMDL Mobile app. In addition to identification services, TVMDL performs tests...
Small Ruminant Syndromic Diagnostic Plans
...ver, 50 mg liver biopsy, 500 g feed 2-5 days Analytical Chemistry CS MTWRF Plant Identification Intact, preserved plant 1-5 days Analytical Chemistry CS MTWRF Toxicology Evaluation (Digital) 2-10 JPEG/PNG images of plant, beetle, mushroom, blue-green algae, etc. 1-5 days Analytical Chemistry CS MTWRF Trace Mineral Panel (ICP/MS): copper, cobalt, iron, manganese, molybdenum, selenium, zinc 5 g liver, 50 mg liver biopsy, 500 g feed 2-5 days Analytic...
Photosensitization: Causes and testing options
...py is of limited use. Chemistry Profile – Ruminant Histopathology – Biopsy Plant Identification Photosensitization can present in multiple areas of animals, including their undersides where skin is exposed. Although, photosensitization can occur due to ingestion or injection of a photodynamic agent, it can also be congenital. To download and print this information, visit the Bovine section of the Education Library. For more information on TVMDL’...
Bovine Syndromic Diagnostic Plans
...tents, feces, spoiled forages - Referral National Botulism Reference Lab - Plant ID intact plant 1-5 days Toxicology CS MTWRF Blue Green Algae Microscopic Analysis 20 mL water 1-5 days Toxicology CS MTWRF Water Quality Analysis 500 mL water - Referral TX A&M AgriLife Extension - Feed Analysis 1 lb grain based feed - Referral Servi-Tech - Schedule: M=Monday, T=Tuesday, W=Wednesday, R=Thursday, F=Friday, Sa=Saturday Bovine Neurological (CNS) Disease...
Toxicology Evaluation (Digital)
Learn more about TVMDL’s Digital Toxicology Service then submit your specimens using the submission form for digital toxicology evaluation.
...e diagnosis. The Molecular Diagnostics Section performs tests based on the identification of minute amounts of genetic material (DNA or RNA) derived from infectious microbes in tissues submitted for diagnosis. This section is capable of the identification of both viral and bacterial pathogens using the polymerase chain reaction (PCR), which does not require culturing pathogens, thus eliminating the need to isolate or culture the pathogen, making t...
Toxicology Evaluation (Microscopy)
Identification of components and toxic substances, such as plants and plant parts, algae, insects, or bait material.
Analytical Chemistry Section Overview
...ti-psychotics anti-depressants Overview of Toxicology Services microscopic identification of toxic plants, toxic baits, toxic algae pesticides, herbicides, petroleum hydrocarbons, ionophores nutritional testing (trace minerals and vitamins) heavy metals (lead, arsenic) cantharidin (blister beetles) anticoagulant rodenticides mycotoxins in feed (aflatoxin and fumonisin) nitrates and prussic acid in forage and hay urolith analysis (calculi ID) thera...
Travis Mays, MS, PhD
...tion related to mycotoxins, toxicities associated with forages and grasses, poisons and many other toxicology-related questions. He also serves as a subject matter expert in microscopic identification of toxic plants in GI contents. He is the Analytical Chemistry Section Head, a section that comprises drug testing and toxicology....
Protein – Hay or Forage [Referral]
Measurement of the total protein content a hay or forage sample.