For EHV1PCR testing, please submit BOTH a nasal/pharyngeal swab and EDTA whole blood.
Veterinary Support Services (VSS) is available for diagnostic consultation and sample submission questions from veterinarians. Use this direct email email@example.com with a very brief problem description and a DIRECT phone number to reach you.
The AHDC has the capability to test for SARS-CoV-2 in animals (see submission requirements). Testing procedures are animal adapted. All test requests must be approved by the state animal and public health officials, according to the NYS guidelines. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for guidance.
Schedule Changes and Reduced Testing:
(Current as of April 7; last status change March 22)
- Bromide, Thursdays
Brucella abortus serology, Mondays and Thursdays
Clinical Pathology – starting April 3, 2021, the slide-only cytology tests CYSMRE and BMEE will no longer be offered. Fluid analyses (which includes a cytologic exam) will continue to be offered. However, as of May 1, 2021, any such samples received by the AHDC will be returned to their clinic of origin.
Johne's culture and PCR testing has resumed. Please contact email@example.com or 607.253.3938 for instructions if you have frozen samples to submit.
Leptospira MAT, Tuesdays and Thursdays
Referral Testing - please see information here.
Toxicology – additional 1-3 day turn-around time for pre-purchase drug, vitamin, and anticoagulants testing
- Shar-Pei Autoinflammatory Disease (SPAID) testing
- STAT testing for equine pre-purchase drug screens
- Tick testing for Cornell Affiliate and Non-Veterinary submissions
- Viral Whole Genome Sequencing
- Whole Genome Sequencing of Bacterial Isolates
How Do I
Our Veterinary Support Services assists veterinarians with any questions on sample submissions, testing, and interpreting results. For all other customer service inquiries, please contact us.
For messages that do not require veterinary consultation or after hours submission support, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Diagnostic Plans and Panels by Species
These plans have been developed to assist veterinarians in designing a complete, although not exhaustive, diagnostic strategy. Select a species below to view plans and panels.