Serology Testing

Serology Testing

 
Test Description: Anaplasma phagocytophilum IFA
Test Code: 510
Specimen: 1mL serum (separated into WTT)
Storage: Refrigerate
Method: IFA
Availability: Results available in 3-6 days
 
 
Test Description: Aspergillus AGID
Test Code: 500
Specimen: 2mL serum (separated into WTT)
Storage: Refrigerate
Method: Immunodiffusion
Information: Titer is available upon request
Availability: Results available in 3-6 days
 
 
Test Description: Babesia canis IFA
Test Code: 508
Specimen: 1mL serum (separated into WTT)
Storage: Refrigerate
Method: IFA
Availability: Results available in 3-5 days
 
 
Test Description: Babesia gibsoni IFA
Test Code: 554
Specimen: 1mL serum (separated into WTT)
Storage: Refrigerate
Method: IFA
Availability: Results available in 5-7 days
 
 
Test Description: Bartonella IFA canine only:
(B.henselae, B.vinsonii, and B.koehlerae)
Test Code: 551
Specimens: 3mL serum (SST), 1mL of whole blood (EDTA) if available
Minimum: 2mL serum (SST)
Storage: Refrigerate
Method: IFA
Availability: Results available in 5-7 days
 
 
Test Description: Blastomyces AGID
Test Code: 573
Specimen: 1mL serum (separated into WTT)
Storage: Refrigerate
Method: Immunodiffusion
Information: Titer is available upon request
Availability: Results available in 3-5 days
 
 
Test Description: Blastomyces Ag Quantitative EIA
Test Code: 571
Specimens: 2mL serum (SST), 1ml CSF,
1.5mL urine, BAL & other body fluid (WTT/Plain RTT)
Minimum: 1.5mL serum, 0.8mL CSF,
0.5mL urine, BAL & other body fluid
Storage: Freeze
Method: EIA
Availability: Results available in 5-7 days
 
 
Test Description: Brucellosis IFA
Test Code: 313
Specimen: 1mL serum (SST)
Storage: Refrigerate
Method: IFA
Availability: Results available in 3-5 days
 
 
Test Description: Canine Influenza Virus- H3N8 and H3N2
Test Code: 877
Specimen: 1mL serum (separated into WTT)
Storage: Refrigerate
Method: Hemagglutination Inhibition Antibody
Availability: Results available in 3-7 days
 
 
Test Description: Coccidioides AGID
Test Code: 515
Specimen: 1mL serum (SST)
Storage: Refrigerate
Method: Immunodiffusion
Availability: Results available in 2-5 days
 
 
Test Description: Coccidioides Ag Quantitative (MV)
Test Code: 572
Specimens: 2mL serum (SST), 1mL CFS, urine, 1.5mL BAL & other body fluid (WTT/Plain RTT)
Minimum: 1.5mL serum, 0.8mL CSF, 0.5mL urine, BAL & other body fluid
Storage: Freeze
Method: EIA
Availability: Results available in 5-7 days
 
 
Test Description: Cryptococcus Antigen
Test Code: 501
Specimen: 1mL serum (SST) or 1mL CSF (WTT/Plain RTT)
Storage: Refrigerate
Method: Latex Agglutination
Information: DO NOT use plastic tubes
Availability: Results available in 2-5 days
 
 
Test Description: Distemper Titer
Test Code: 813
Specimen: 1mL serum (SST)
Storage: Refrigerate
Method: ELISA
Availability: Results available daily
 
 
Test Description: Distemper and Parvo Titer (Canine)
Test Code: 8661
Specimens: 1mL serum (SST) or 1mL plasma (EDTA)
Minimum: 0.5mL serum (SST) or 0.5mL plasma (EDTA)
Storage: Refrigerate
Method: ELISA
Interference: Hemolysis
Availability: Results available daily
 
 
Test Description: Ehrlichia canis IFA
Test Code: 344
Specimen: 1mL serum
Storage: Refrigerate
Method: IFA
Information: Results are reported as an antibody titer
Availability: Results available in 2-5 days
 
 
Test Description: Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP-Coronavirus)
Test Code: 353
Specimen: 1mL serum (SST)
Storage: Refrigerate
Method: IFA
Availability: Results available in 2-5 days
 
 
Test Description: Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) Antibody ELISA
Test Code: 820
Specimens: 0.3mL serum (SST)
Minimum: 0.2mL serum (SST)
Storage: Refrigerate
Method: ELISA
Availability: Results available daily
 
 
Test Description: Feline Leukemia Virus Antigen ELISA
Test Code: 522
Specimens: 0.3mL serum (SST)
Minimum: 0.2mL serum (SST)
Storage: Refrigerate
Method: ELISA
Availability: Results available daily
 
 
Test Description: Feline Leukemia Virus Antigen IFA
Test Code: 351
Specimens: 2 air-dried UNSTAINED bone marrow or peripheral blood smears or 1mL whole blood (EDTA)
Storage: Room Temperature
Method: IFA
Information: (See test procedure section)
Availability: Results available in 7-10 days
 
 
Test Description: FeLV/FIV
Test Code: 350
Specimens: 1mL serum (SST)
Method: ELISA
Storage: Refrigerate
Availability: Results available daily
 
 
Test Description: Fungal Serology
Aspergillus, Blastomyces, Coccidioides, and Histoplasma
Test Code: 121
Specimen: 2mL serum (separated into WTT)
Storage: Refrigerate
Method: Immunodifusion
Information: (See test procedure section)
Availability: Results available in 2-5 days
 
 
Test Description: Heartworm Antibody & Antigen Panel
Test Code: 359A
Specimens: 1mL serum (SST) or heparinized plasma (GTT)
Minimum: 0.5mL serum (SST) or heparinized plasma (GTT)
Storage: Refrigerate
Method: ELISA/EIA
Availability: Results available daily
 
 
Test Description: Heartworm Antibody, Feline
Test Code: 349
Specimens: 1mL serum (SST) or heparinized plasma (GTT)
Minimum: 0.5mL serum (SST) or heparinized plasma (GTT)
Storage: Refrigerate
Method: ELISA/EIA
Availability: Results available daily
 
 
Test Description: Heartworm Antigen
Test Code: 360
Specimens: 1mL serum (SST) or heparinized plasma (GTT)
Minimum: 0.5mL serum (SST) or heparinized plasma (GTT)
Storage: Refrigerate
Information: All positive results are verified by repeat analysis or alternative methodology. Whole blood is only stable up to 3 days for heartworm testing. * If whole blood (EDTA) is submitted, positive HWAG’s will be evaluated for microflaria. Suggest rechecking slight positive results in 3 months.
Method: ELISA/EIA
Availability: Results available daily
 
 
Test Description: Histoplasma AGID
Test Code: 528
Specimen: 1mL serum (SST)
Storage: Refrigerate
Information: Patient should be off steroids for 2-4 weeks or a false negative may occur.
Method: Immunodiffusion
Availability: Results available in 3-5 days
 
 
Test Description: Histoplasma Ag Quantitative EIA
Test Code: 570
Specimens: 2mL serum (SST), 1mL CSF, 1.5mL urine, BAL & other body fluid (WTT/Plain RTT)
Minimum: 1.5mL serum, 0.8mL CSF, 0.5mL urine, BAL & other body fluid
Storage: Freeze
Method: EIA
Availability: Results available in 5-7 days
 
 
Test Description: Leptospirosis Antibody
Pomona, Canicola, Hardjo, Grippotyphosa, and Icterohaemorragiae
Test Code: 368
Specimen: 1mL serum
Storage: Refrigerate
Method: MAT (Microscopic-Agglutination-lysis Test)
Availability: Results available in 7-10 days
 
 
Test Description: Lyme (Borrelia burgdorferi) by Western Blot
Test Code: 530
Specimen: 1mL serum (SST)
Storage: Refrigerate
Method: Western Blot
Information: Used to differentiate vaccine induced antibody from antibody raised against a natural exposure. This test requires an overnight incubation.
Availability: Results available in 3-5 days
 
 
Test Description: Lyme IFA (Borrelia burgdorferi)
Test Code: 370
Specimen: 1mL serum (SST)
Storage: Refrigerate
Method: IFA
Availability: Results available in 3-5 days
 
 
Test Description: Neospora
Test Code: 08
Specimen: 1mL serum (SST)
Storage: Refrigerate
Method: ELISA
Availability: Results available in 3-5 days
 
 
Test Description: Parvovirus Antigen
Test Code: 373
Specimen: 1mL serum (SST)
Storage: Refrigerate
Method: Hemagglutination-Inhibition
Availability: Results available in 3-6 days
 
 
Test Description: Rickettsia rickettsii (RMSF) IFA
Test Code: 670
Specimen: 1mL serum (SST)
Storage: Refrigerate
Method: IFA
Availability: Results available in 4-7 days
 
 
Test Description: Tick Panel
* IFA: B. canis, B. gibsoni, E. canis, R. rickettsii, B. henselae, B. vinsonii, B. koehlerae
*4DX Snap: Lyme, Anaplasma, Ehrlichia, and Heartworm
*PCR: Babesia, Bartonella, Anaplasma, Ehrlichia, Rickettsia, and hemotropic mycoplasma organisms
Test Code: 120
Specimens: 2.5mL serum (SST) and 2mL whole blood (EDTA)
Storage: Refrigerate
Method: IFA, ELISA, and PCR
Availability: Results available in 5-7 days
 
 
Test Description: Tick Panel, Small
E. canis, A. phagocytophilum, and B. burgdorferi (Lyme)
Test Code: 343
Specimen: 1mL serum (separated into WTT)
Storage: Refrigerate
Method: IFA
Availability: Results available in 3-6 days
 
 
Test Description: Toxoplasmosis Antibody, IgG & IgM, Canine/Feline
Test Code: 391
Specimens: 1mL serum (SST)
Minimum: 0.5mL serum (SST)
Storage: Refrigerate
Information: (See test procedure section)
Method: IFA
Availability: Results available in 3-7 days