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Monday, May 21, 2018

New: Felines added to the Ovarian Remnant Panel – AMH plus progesterone

Two tests are better than one, and therefore we’ve combined our anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) and progesterone...


Monday, May 21, 2018

The Serology/Immunology laboratory at the AHDC offers an assay for the detection of antibodies to B. burgdorferi, the causative agent of Lyme disease. The Lyme multiplex assay...


Monday, May 21, 2018

In recent years a high number of new viral species have been identified using various molecular techniques that do not depend on the in vitro culture of the agents. A high per cent age...


Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Bovine Virus Diarrhea Virus (BVDV) Antigen Capture ELISA (BVDACE)

When testing serum on the BVDACE test, the animal MUST be at least 61 days old. If no animal age is given on the...


Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Contact Regulatory Affairs (607-253-4141) prior to semen collection as laboratory requires notification in advance to prepare cell cultures for testing.  If not shipped overnight, semen must be...


Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Duck Viral Enteritis (Duck Plague) confirmed in approximately 15 dead ducks in Onondaga County, New York since 4/27/18. DVE affects waterfowl species - ducks, geese, and swans. It is not a human...


Monday, April 23, 2018

(Multistate) Beta coronavirus continues to be detected in equine fecal samples via PCR at the AHDC. The positive cases from January 1, 2018 through April 20, 2018 were examined to better...


Tuesday, April 10, 2018

(CT) Feline Influenza virus was confirmed by PCR testing (3/29/18) on a nasal swab from a cat sick with signs of respiratory illness and fever, and radiographic evidence of pneumonia. Additional...


Sunday, April 1, 2018

The Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory is providing faster turnaround. Results for most PCR tests are now reported 1 or 2 business days after sample and test request are received. Same day results...


Sunday, April 1, 2018

To improve service to our clients, the Bacteriology laboratory will be offering a new antimicrobial susceptibility panel for organisms isolated from bovine, porcine and other ruminant...


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