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Test Name Method Sample Test days or Turnaround Time Comments
More ACTH Stimulation test (0, 2hr), (measures cortisol, not ACTH) Immulite(Athens), Advia Centaur-CP (Tifton) Clear Serum harvested from a plain red top tube (2 tubes, labeled pre and post stim) - 1 ml each Performed daily. Samples must arrive by 11:00 am on Fridays Measures pre and post cortisol, Cushing's, Addison's, Hyperadrenocorticism, Hypoadrenocorticism. Please inform Accessions staff when dropping off these samples on Fridays to ensure timely processing.
More ACTH Stimulation test (0,1 hr), (measures cortisol, not ACTH) Immulite(Athens), Advia Centaur-CP (Tifton) Clear Serum harvested from a plain red top tube (2 tubes, labeled pre and post stim) - 1 ml each Performed daily. Samples must arrive by 11:00 am on Fridays Measures pre and post cortisol, Cushing's, Addison's, Hyperadrenocorticism, Hypoadrenocorticism. Does NOT measure ACTH. Please inform Accessions staff when dropping off these samples on Fridays to ensure timely processing.
More ACTH Stimulation test (0,1,2hr), (measures cortisol, not ACTH) Immulite(Athens), Advia Centaur-CP (Tifton) Clear Serum harvested from a red top tube, 1ml, clearly indicate time on each sample, shipped on ice Performed daily. Samples must arrive by 11:00 am on Fridays Measures pre and post cortisol, Cushing's, Addison's, Hyperadrenocorticism, Hypoadrenocorticism. Please inform Accessions staff when dropping off these samples on Fridays to ensure timely processing.
More ACTH Stimulation test (0,30 min, 1 hr), (measures cortisol, not ACTH) Immulite(Athens), Advia Centaur-CP (Tifton) Clear Serum harvested from a plain red top tube (3 tubes, labeled pre 30 minutes, and 1 hr) - 1 ml each Performed daily. Samples must arrive by 11:00 am on Fridays Measures pre and post cortisol, Cushing's, Addison's, Hyperadrenocorticism, Hypoadrenocorticism. Does NOT measure ACTH.
More ALT Hitachi 912, Advia 1200 Serum (red top tube) - 1ml Daily
More APTT Sigma KC4A Analyzer Citrated whole blood Daily
More AST Hitachi 912, Advia 1200 Serum (red top tube) - 1ml Daily
More Abortion Panel - Equine SN titer - antibody Agglutination - antibody Serum (red top tube) Leptospira testing is performed on Wednesdays. Samples need to arrive in the lab no later than noon on Wednesdays to be tested the same day. Samples received after noon will be tested the following Wednesday. EHV-1 and EVA testing is performed on Fridays and results are available 4-7 days later. Samples need to arrive in the lab no later than noon on Fridays to be tested the same day. Samples received after noon will be tested the following Friday. Includes EHV-1, EVA and leptospirosis
More Abortion Panel - Equine FA - antigen Fresh tissues 1-2 days Includes EHV and Leptospirosis
More Abortion Panel - Porcine FA - antigen Fresh tissues 1-2 days Includes PRV, PRRS, PPV and Leptospirosis
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More Adenovirus EM Negative Stain Feces, fresh intestine, intestinal contents (preferably colon/rectal cts), tracheal/bronchial epithelium/swabs 4 days
More Adult Bovine Diarrhea Panel PCR Feces or GI tissue. Please submit at least 2 grams feces in a clean leak-proof container Test days: M-F as needed Turnaround time: 2-3 business days Panel includes: Bovine Enterovirus (BEV), Coronavirus, Johne's (M. paratuberculosis), Salmonella spp., Bovine Viral Diarrhea Types I & II (BVD).
More Adult Equine Diarrhea Panel PCR Feces or GI tissue. Please submit at least 2 grams feces in a clean leak-proof container Test days: M-F as needed Turnaround time: 2-3 business days Panel Includes: Salmonella spp., Clostridium difficile enterotoxin A, Clostridium difficile cytotoxin B, Clostridium perfringens type A, Clostridium perfringens type C, Coronavirus.
More AgNOR Immunohistochemistry IHC Formalin-fixed tissue, unstained slides or tissue blocks 7 business days Added to submitted biopsies and necropsies after consultation with pathologist only. For IHC on blocks or slides without pathologist interpretation please submit directly to the histology laboratory at http://vet.uga.edu/vpp/labs/histology
More Albumin Hitachi 912, Advia 1200 Serum (red top tube) - 1ml Daily
More Alkaline Phosphatase Hitachi 912, Advia 1200 Serum (red top tube) - 1ml Daily
More Ammonia Hitachi 912, Advia 1200 EDTA whole blood less than 30 minutes old. EDTA tube should be completely filled and kept tightly stoppered at all times. Do not separate plasma. Place sample immediately on ice sufficient to keep the blood approximately 4 degrees C. The blood must be received in the Clinical Pathology lab within 30 minutes of collection. Daily Only available to local clinics. Please call in advance to make arrangements to take plasma directly to clinpath. Samples must be less than 30 minutes old therefore samples sent by mail or courier will not be processed.
More Anaerobic Susceptibility Panel Etest gradient technology Viable anaerobic organism Available upon request. Turn around 3 business days MIC values and susceptibility interpretations for Amoxicillian/Clavulanic Acid, Chloramphenicol, Clindamycin and Metronidazole
More Anaplasma / Ehrlichia PCR EDTA whole blood Test days: M-F as needed Turnaround time: 2-3 business days this PCR detects, but does not differentiate all species of Anaplasma and Ehrlichia
More Anaplasma ELISA cELISA 1ml Serum 1-3 days Detection of antibody specific to Anaplasma marginale, A. ovis, and A. centrale in bovine serum
More Aspergillus Immunohistochemistry, IHC Formalin-fixed tissue, Unstained slides or Tissue blocks 7 business days Added to submitted biopsies and necropsies after consultation with pathologist only. For IHC on blocks or slides without pathologist interpretation please submit directly to the histology laboratory at http://vet.uga.edu/vpp/labs/histology
More Aspergillus AGID - antibody Serum (red top tube) 1-2 days
More Aspergillus spp (genus) PCR Sterile affected tissue or body fluids. Sterile swabs acceptable but less successful 3 business days
More Avian or Reptile Differential Manual Method EDTA or Heparinized whole blood (species dependent), or well-made blood smear Daily Estimated white blood cell (WBC) count and differential only
More Avian paramyxovirus type- 1 PCR Cloacal / Choanal swab, Respiratory swab, Tissues Test Days: M-F as needed Turnaround Time: 2-3 business days The APMV-1 assay is validated for all gallinaceous poultry and domestic ducks. The use has been expanded to appropriate samples across all avian species. Newcastle disease is an important rule-out for poultry that have unexplained increases in mortality, respiratory disease and/or drops in egg production. In the U.S. all specimens testing non-negative for APMV-1 must be forwarded to NVSL for confirmation testing. USDA certification to perform this test is maintained by NAHLN- NVSL proficiency tests performed annually. Certification maintained since 2003
More Avian/Reptile CBC Manual Lithium Heparin and EDTA (minimum of 0.5 mL each) in addition to 2 unstained slides. Daily
More BCPR E. coli Vt1 PCR Feces, fecal swab, GI tissue. Please submit at least 1 gram feces in a clean leak-proof container. Test Days: M-F as needed Turnaround Time: 2-3 business days Shiga-like verotoxin 1
More BLA36 Immunohistochemistry, IHC Formalin-fixed tissue, Unstained slides or Tissue blocks 7 business days Added to submitted biopsies and necropsies after consultation with pathologist only. For IHC on blocks or slides without pathologist interpretation please submit directly to the histology laboratory at http://vet.uga.edu/vpp/labs/histology
More BRSV Virus isolation Fresh tissues 7-15 days