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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

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...


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...


Friday, May 4, 2018

Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC) April 2018 summary report. This summary is the compilation of the cases reported to the EDCC for April 2018. This site is an "industry-driven...


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 Von Willebrand assay (VWF:Ag ELISA) new test schedule is Monday-Wednesday-Friday morning. This change better matches our testing schedule with courier deliveries to improve workflow and...


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...


Sunday, April 1, 2018


Accurate patient histories provided with sample submissions are incredibly important to help the Bacteriology lab provide our clients with the best possible guidance toward diagnosis of...


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