Equine Viral Arteritis Testing
The OIE Reference Center for Equine Viral Arteritis will only accept blood samples for serological testing for equine arteritis virus infection from the following categories of horses:
The virus neutralization test for EVA is normally put up on Tuesdays and the results read on Fridays of each week. Because of demand for the test, please contact Ms. Kathy Shuck (859-218-1170) to confirm when she can test any sample(s) you may wish to submit. Results can be faxed upon request ($5 per fax fee), but are not e-mailed.
submission form (pdf)
Ms. Kathy Shuck should be contacted prior to submission, 859-218-1170.
For international shipments, please request an import permit (expires 5/22/2010) via e-mail: email@example.com.
The following is a list of veterinary laboratories currently approved by the USDA National Veterinary Services Laboratory, Ames, Iowa, to conduct the virus neutralization test for EVA.
Maxwell H.Gluck Equine Research Center
Department of Veterinary Science, University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky 40546-0099
Main Office (859) 257-4757
Fax (859) 257-8542