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26017 Neorickettsia Risticii, IFA

Neorickettsia Risticii, IFA
Test Code: VNRSO
Synonyms/Keywords
Potomac Horse Fever, Ehrlichia Risticii, IFA
Species
Equine
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
​Serum ​Red Top Tube (RTT) ​Serum Separator Tube (SST) ​1.0 mL ​1.0 mL
Collection Processing Instructions
Collect serum specimens in serum separator or red top tube. Allow blood to clot for 30 minutes, then centrifuge. Pipette serum into a plastic screw cap vial. TVMDL will automatically titer a positive screen.
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Serum ​ ​Refrigerate ​1 week
​Frozen ​1 month
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
​Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory- College Station ​Tuesday and Friday ​1-4 days ​Indirect Florescent Antibody
Marshfield Center Laboratory Section
Reference Lab Information
Address Telephone Website Link Marshfield Lab Account #

​TVMDL-College Station Laboratory

483 Agronomy Road
College Station, YX 77840

​888-646-5623 www.tamu.edu ​15026
Reference Intervals
See Report
Synonyms/Keywords
Potomac Horse Fever, Ehrlichia Risticii, IFA
Species
Equine
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
​Serum ​Red Top Tube (RTT) ​Serum Separator Tube (SST) ​1.0 mL ​1.0 mL
Collection Processing Instructions
Collect serum specimens in serum separator or red top tube. Allow blood to clot for 30 minutes, then centrifuge. Pipette serum into a plastic screw cap vial. TVMDL will automatically titer a positive screen.
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Serum ​ ​Refrigerate ​1 week
​Frozen ​1 month
Reference Intervals
See Report
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
​Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory- College Station ​Tuesday and Friday ​1-4 days ​Indirect Florescent Antibody
Laboratory Section
Reference Lab Information
Address Telephone Website Link Marshfield Lab Account #

​TVMDL-College Station Laboratory

483 Agronomy Road
College Station, YX 77840

​888-646-5623 www.tamu.edu ​15026
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.