Available Tests

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A

Tests Sample required
Adenovirus in situ hybridization
Interpretation
Submission Form
affected formalin fixed tissues such as liver, spleen.
See Submission Form for detailed instructions.
Aleutian Disease Virus Panel
Interpretation
Submission Form
Urine (0.5 ml), oral swab, and serum
Antinuclear Antibody Titer
Interpretation
Submission Form
serum - 0.5ml
Atoxoplasma PCR
Interpretation
Submission Form
Liver-spleen swab or blood
Avian Bornavirus RT-PCR
Interpretation
Submission Form
whole blood (EDTA), fecal swab, CNS tissues
Avian Polyomavirus in situ hybridization (psittacine only)
Interpretation
Submission Form
affected formalin fixed tissues such as liver, spleen.
See Submission Form for detailed instructions.
Avian Polyomavirus Antibody Titer
Interpretation
Submission Form
separated, non-hemolyzed sterile serum (0.1ml)
Avian Polyomavirus PCR
Interpretation
Submission Form
choanal/cloacal swab, whole blood (0.1ml)
Avian Histopathology
Interpretation
Submission Form
Formalin fixed tissues
Avian Necropsy
Interpretation
Submission Form
Body

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B

Tests Sample required
Bartonella henselae culture (Cat Scratch Disease)
Interpretation
Submission Form
Sterile whole blood (EDTA) - 1ml
Bornavirus
Interpretation
Submission Form
whole blood (EDTA - 0.1ml), fecal swab, CNS tissues

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C

Tests Sample required
Canine Distemper Virus RT-PCR
Interpretation
Submission Form
Urine, whole blood (EDTA), or CSF - 0.5ml. Single tissue or pooled tissue homogenate.
For Panel: Urine, Whole Blood (EDTA)
Chlamydophila sp. immunohistochemistry
Interpretation
Submission Form
affected fixed tissues such as liver, spleen.
Contact IDL for slide requirements.
Chlamydophila sp. Panel
Interpretation
Submission Form
conjunctival/choanal/cloacal swab, whole blood (0.1ml) and separated non-hemolyzed serum (0.1ml)
Chlamydophila sp. PCR
Interpretation
Submission Form
conjunctival/choanal/cloacal swab, whole blood (0.1ml)
Chlamydophila sp. Serology
Interpretation
Submission Form
separated non-hemolyzed serum (0.1ml)
Circovirus in situ hybridization
Interpretation
Submission Form
affected formalin fixed tissues such as blood feather with skin attached.
See Submission Form for detailed instructions.
Cryptococcal Antigen Titer
Interpretation
Submission Form
serum or CSF - 0.5ml
Culture and Sensitivity
Interpretation
Submission Form
Sterile tissue swab. Must state what tissue was sampled

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D

Tests Sample required
DNA in situ hybridization tests
Interpretation
Submission Form
affected formalin fixed tissue.
See Submission Form for detailed instructions.

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E

Tests Sample required
Ehrlichia canis Antibody Titer (Canine)
Interpretation
Submission Form
serum - 0.5ml
Exotic animal necropsy
Interpretation
Submission Form
body
Exotic animal histopathology
Interpretation
Submission Form
fixed tissues

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F

Tests Sample required
Feline Disease Panel (Toxo, FIP, FIV, FeLV titers)
Interpretation
Submission Form
serum - 1ml
Feline Heartworm Antibody
Interpretation
Submission Form
serum - 0.5ml
Feline Heartworm Panel (antigen and antibody)
Interpretation
Submission Form
serum - 0.5ml
Feline Leukemia Virus (antigen)
Interpretation
Submission Form
Serum - 0.5 ml
FIP antibody titer
Interpretation
Submission Form
serum or effusion - 0.5ml
FIV antibody titer
Interpretation
Submission Form
serum - 0.5ml

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G

Tests Sample required
Gender Determination PCR (Psittacines; contact IDL for other bird types)
Interpretation
Submission Form
whole blood (0.1ml)
Generic circovirus in situ hybridization
Interpretation
Submission Form
affected formalin fixed tissue such as bursa, spleen.
See Submission Form for detailed instructions.
Generic circovirus PCR
Interpretation
Submission Form
whole blood (0.1ml), tissue swab
Generic Herpesvirus PCR
Interpretation
Submission Form
choanal/cloacal swab, whole blood (0.1ml), tissue swab

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H

Tests Sample required
Heartworm Antigen (any species)
Interpretation
Submission Form
serum - 0.5ml
Hepatitis Panel in situ hybridization (Pacheco’s, Adenovirus, Polyomavirus)
Interpretation
Submission Form
affected formalin fixed tissue such as liver, spleen.
See Submission Form for detailed instructions.
Herpesvirus (generic) PCR
Interpretation
Submission Form
choanal/cloacal swab, whole blood (0.1ml), tissue swab
Histopathology (Avian and/or Exotic Animal)
Interpretation
Submission Form
fixed tissues

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I

Tests Sample required
Immunohistochemistry tests
Interpretation
Submission Form
affected formalin fixed tissues.
Contact IDL for slide requirements.
In situ hybridization tests
Interpretation
Submission Form
affected formalin fixed tissue.
See Submission Form for detailed instructions.

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K

Tests Sample required
Koi Herpesvirus in situ hybridization
Interpretation
Submission Form
Formalin fixed gill, fin.
See Submission Form for detailed instructions.
Koi Herpesvirus PCR
Interpretation
Sample Preparation Document
Submission Form
swab of cut tissue
Koi Herpesvirus Isolation
Interpretation
Sample Preparation Document
Submission Form
Refrigerated or Frozen tissue

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L

Tests Sample required
Lyme’s Disease Antibody Titer (Canine and Equine)
Interpretation
Submission Form
serum - 0.5ml
Lyme’s Disease Confirmation Assay (Canine)
Interpretation
Submission Form
serum - 0.5ml

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M

Tests Sample required
Microbial Culture and Sensitivity
Interpretation
Submission Form
swab of affected tissue (Must state what tissue sampled)

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N

Tests Sample required
Necropsy (avian and small exotics; contact IDL for other species)
Interpretation
Submission Form
body
Neospora caninum Antibody (Canine)
Interpretation
Submission Form
serum - 0.5ml

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O

Tests Sample required
Ophidian Paramyxovirus in situ hybridization
Interpretation
Submission Form
affected formalin fixed tissue (such as brain, lung).
See Submission Form for detailed instructions.
Ophidian Paramyxovirus RT-PCR
Interpretation
Submission Form
Choanal/cloacal swab, whole blood (min. 0.1ml in EDTA), respiratory or CNS tissues
Ophidian Paramyxovirus Panel
Interpretation
Submission Form
Choanal/cloacal swab, whole blood (min. 0.1ml in EDTA), respiratory or CNS tissues

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P

Tests Sample required
Pacheco’s Disease Virus in situ hybridization
Interpretation
Submission Form
Affected formalin fixed tissue such as liver, spleen.
See Submission Form for detailed instructions.
Pacheco’s Disease Virus Panel
Interpretation
Submission Form
choanal/cloacal swab and whole blood (0.1ml) and separated non- hemolyzed sterile serum (0.1ml)
Pacheco’s Disease Virus PCR
Interpretation
Submission Form
choanal/cloacal swab or whole blood (0.1ml)
Pacheco’s Disease Virus Antibody Titer
Interpretation
Submission Form
separated, non-hemolyzed sterile serum (0.1ml)
Paramyxovirus (Ophidian) in situ hybridization
Interpretation
Submission Form
affected formalin fixed tissue (such as brain, lung).
See Submission Form for detailed instructions.
Paramyxovirus (Ophidian) RT-PCR
Interpretation
Submission Form
Choanal/cloacal swab, whole blood (min. 0.1ml in EDTA), respiratory or CNS tissues
Paramyxovirus (Ophidian) Panel
Interpretation
Submission Form
Choanal/cloacal swab, whole blood (min. 0.1ml in EDTA), respiratory or CNS tissues
Pasteurella multocida Antigen PCR
Interpretation
Submission Form
Deep Nasal Swab
Pasteurella multocida Antibody Titer
Interpretation
Submission Form
0.1ml Serum
Pasteurella multocida Panel
Interpretation
Submission Form
Deep Nasal Swab and 0.1ml Serum
PDD:Proventricular Dilatation Disease(Research Protocol) TBA
Psittacine Beak and Feather Disease 1 PCR
Interpretation
Submission Form
Whole blood (0.1ml), swab
Psittacine Beak and Feather Disease 2 PCR
Interpretation
Submission Form
Whole blood (0.1ml), swab
Psittacine Beak and Feather Disease 1 and 2 PCR
Interpretation
Submission Form
Whole blood (0.1ml), swab
Psittacine Beak and Feather Disease (Circo) Viruses 1 and 2 (PCR, Feather Panel)
Interpretation
Submission Form
whole blood (0.1ml) and blood feather with skin attached in 10% buffered formalin
Psittacine Beak and Feather Disease Virus in situ hybridization
Interpretation
Submission Form
Blood feather with skin attached in 10% buffered formalin.
See Submission Form for detailed instructions.
Porcine circovirus in situ hybridization: see generic circovirus in situ hybridization
Interpretation
Submission Form
Affected formalin fixed tissue such as bursa, spleen.
See Submission Form for detailed instructions.

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R

Tests Sample required
Rheumatoid Factor (Canine)
Interpretation
Submission Form
serum - 1ml
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) Antibody Titer (Canine)
Interpretation
Submission Form
serum - 0.5ml

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S

Tests Sample required
Salmonella sp. PCR
Interpretation
Submission Form
swab of excrement or swab of cut tissue
Salmonella sp. (Culture)
Interpretation
Submission Form
swab of excrement or swab of cut tissue
Sex Determination (psittacine)  (Contact IDL for other bird types)
Interpretation
Submission Form
whole blood (0.1ml)

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T

Tests Sample required
Tick-borne Disease Panel (RMSF, Lyme’s, E. canis titers) (Canine)
Interpretation
Submission Form
serum - 1ml
Toxoplasmosis Antibody Titer (Canine, Feline)
Interpretation
Submission Form
serum - 0.5ml

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V

Tests Sample required
Virus Isolation (Avian + Fish)
Interpretation
Submission Form
Additional Submission Form
refrigerated/frozen tissue samples

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W

Tests Sample required
West Nile Virus Antibody Titer
Interpretation
Submission Form
Sterile serum - 0.5ml
West Nile Virus Immunohistochemistry
Interpretation
Submission Form
affected tissue such as brain, heart.
Contact IDL for slide requirements.
West Nile Virus in situ hybridization
Interpretation
Submission Form
Affected formalin fixed tissue such as brain, heart.
See Submission Form for detailed instructions.

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Z

Tests Sample required
Zoo and exotic animal necropsy
Interpretation
Submission Form
body
Zoo and exotic animal histopathology
Interpretation
Submission Form
fixed tissues

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