VDS Fee Schedule 2017

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Test Name

Specimen

Price

ABORTION SCREEN *
Bovine, Equine, or Ovine/Caprine [Call Lab]
AMMONIA (urea toxicosis)* 500 g frozen rumen content $37.00
ANAPLASMOSIS SEROLOGY, CARD *
1 ml serum  $13.50
ANTICOAGULANT RODENTICIDE SCREEN* 100 g fresh liver, fresh kidney, bait [Call Lab]
ANTINUCLEAR ANTIBODY (ANA) IFA – canine/feline* 0.5 ml serum $36.00
AUTOIMMUNE SCREEN – canine/feline*  1 ml serum + two 3 ml EDTA blood samples $122.50
(ANA, Coombs, CBC, Electrophoresis)
AVIAN INFLUENZA real time PCR*
This is a National Animal Health Laboratory Network protocol.
AIV PCR matrix-positive samples will be tested to further subtype at additional cost.
All positive and suspect positive diagnostic samples will be forwarded to the National Veterinary Services Laboratories, Ames, Iowa, for confirmation and further analysis.
Suspect and positive results are reportable to the State Veterinarian.
Matrix
Subtype H5/H7 [if matrix positive]Dry swabs are not acceptable
Submit synthetic swab(s) in brain-heart infusion broth (BHIB) tubeNOTE: Swab pools must be from single flock and species of bird
$28.00
$28.00 [Additional]
Poultry Cloacal or tracheal/oropharyngeal swab (can pool up to 5 swabs per tube)
NOTE:  Do not mix cloacal with tracheal/oropharyngeal swabs in the same tube
Domestic ducks Cloacal swabs (can pool up to 5 swabs per tube)
Wild Birds Cloacal or tracheal/oropharyngeal swab
NOTE:  Do not pool swabs from more than 1 wild bird in a single tube
Wild waterfowl Cloacal or oropharyngeal swab (from single flocks and species)
NOTE:  Do not pool
BABESIOSIS SEROLOGY IFA* – canine   1 ml serum
Screen only (B. canis or b gibsoni) $40.00
Titer only (B.canis or B. gibsoni) $45.00
BACTERIOLOGY
Aerobic tissue on ice pack, swab of exudate in transport media $26.00
Anaerobic (Aerobic included) tissue on ice pack, swab of exudate in anaerobic transport media, or exudate in capped syringe $46.00
Clostridium perfringens (w/ Clostridial FA) may require genotyping at an additional charge $39.00
Clostridium perfringens, Genotyping PCR isolate $35.00
 Antibiotic susceptibility per organism $23.00
 Blood blood inoculated directly into blood culture bottle $37.00
Campylobacter fetus culture 1-2 ml prepucial/vaginal aspirate in Weybridge Media $31.50
Clostridium difficile toxin analysis ELISA * 2 gm feces.  NOTE:  Specimen should be stored refrigerated and tested within 72 hours. If testing cannot be performed in this time frame, the sample should be frozen $72.50
Contagious Equine Metritis [Call Lab]
Ear (Bacteriology and Fungal) Ear swab in transport media $57.00
Milk 5 ml milk in sterile tube on ice pack $26.00
Mycobacterium culture (includes acid fast stain) 2 air-dried smears/tissue on ice pack $48.00
Mycoplasma* (see also Mycoplasma PCR) tissue on ice pack, swab of exudate in bacterial $25.00
Urine (quantitative culture) 10 ml urine on ice pack (note method of collection) $26.00
Water (culture for Salmonella) 1 gallon water in clean container on ice pack [Call Lab]
BILE ACIDS * Note:  Suggest two samples be submitted; fasting sample + 2hr. postprandial sample
1 ml serum or 1 ml lithium heparin plasma $23.00 [per sample]
BLUETONGUE  1 ml serum
 AGID * $15.00
 cELISA * $15.00
 PCR * $38.50
BOTULISM TOXIN ANALYSIS *  Call Lab [Call Lab]
BOVINE LEUKOSIS SEROLOGY, AGID/ELISA* 1 ml serum
 AGID * $9.50
 ELISA * $18.50
BOVINE RESPIRATORY SYNCYTIAL VIRUS (BRSV) *
FA lung on ice pack $10.00
Serology, VN 1 ml serum $12.00
PCR lung on ice pack, nasal swab $37.00
BOVINE VIRUS DIARRHEA (BVD)
Antigen Capture ELISA 1-6 specimens ear notch – no fixative, serum – > 3 months of age $25.00
Antigen Capture ELISA >6 specimens ear notch – no fixative, serum – > 3 months of age $3.20 each
Ear Notch, IHC (one to six samples per slide)* ear notch in formalin $31.50 [per slide]
Serology, VN (Includes type I and II)* 1 ml serum $22.50
BRUCELLA ABORTUS SEROLOGY, CARD
 1 ml serum
Diagnostic testing $5.00
Testing for regulatory purposes $5.00
BRUCELLA CANIS SEROLOGY  1 ml serum
AGID * $39.00
RSAT $18.00
TAT * $37.00
IFA $38.00
BRUCELLA OVIS (ram epidiymitis) SEROLOGY, ELISA*/CF*
 1 ml serum $14.00
CALCULUS* (see Urinary Calculus)
CALF SCOUR SCREEN
bacteriology, parasitology, virology* Feces on ice pack and tied off segment of ileum on ice pack.  (it is also recommended that multiple segments of formalinized intestine be submitted for histopathology). $126.00
CANINE DISTEMPER VIRUS
FA* 2 air-dried conjunctival scraping smears on frosted end slides, tissues and/or brain from necropsy $19.00
Serology, ELISA 1 ml serum $18.00
Serology, IFA
IgG only
IgG and IgM
1 ml serum $45.00
$92.00
Real Time PCR Preferred:  conjunctival/pharyngeal swab in sterile tube (no media) on ice pack;  or 2 ml EDTA blood
Postmortem:  fresh lung, brain, spleen, liver, kidney, or lymphoid tissue
$45.00
CANTHARIDIN * 500 g. stomach/cecal content,  20 cc serum or urine (all available) on ice pack $109.00
CAPRINE ARTHRITIS-ENCEPHALITS SEROLOGY
1 ml serum
AGID * $11.50
ELISA First specimen
Discount for more than one specimen for a one-owner submission
$12.00
$6.00 [additional specimen]
CASEOUS LYMPHADENITIS See Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis
CEREBROSPINAL FLUID (CSF) * 2 ml CSF in EDTA tube  [Call Lab]
CHLAMYDOPHILA (C. psittaci) *
Companion Animal – PCR Nasal swab or conjunctival swab $56.00
Feed Animal – PCR Placenta or conjunctival swab $42.00
Serology, Avian or Non-avian (DCF) 1 ml serum $30.00
CHLORINATED HYDROCARBON INSECTICIDES See Insecticide Screen
CHOLINESTERASE ACTIVITY *  $50.00
Ruminant / Avian sp. 5 ml EDTA blood or brain on ice pack
Monogastric 2 ml clear serum
CLASSICAL SWINE FEVER VIRUS (Real Time PCR) Call Lab [Call Lab]
CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE TOXIN A and B ANALYSIS, ELISA * 2 gm feces.  NOTE:  Specimen should be stored refrigerated and tested within 72 hours. If testing cannot be performed in this time frame, the sample should be frozen $72.50
COAGULOPATHY SCREEN (CBC, PT, PTT)*

 

 

 

3 ml EDTA blood, and 3 ml plasma (draw into NaCitrate [light blue top] tube)

— Allow NaCitrate to autofill, spin within 4 hours of collection, freeze plasma and ship frozen
— EDTA specimen – keep refrigerated
Specimens must arrive at VDS within 24 hours of collection

$36.00

 

 

 

COCCIDIOIDES SEROLOGY 1 ml serum
AGID  See Mycosis Screen
CF titer * $34.00
COMPLETE BLOOD COUNT (CBC) * allow NaCitrate (light blue top) tube to autofill for fibrinogen test
Small/Large animal 3 ml EDTA blood $10.50
CBC and Serum Chem 1.5 ml serum and 2 ml EDTA blood $21.00
CBC/Fibrinogen 2 ml EDTA blood, and NaCitrate blood $28.00
CBC/Serum Chem/Fibrinogen 1.5 ml serum, 2 ml EDTA blood, and NaCitrate blood $54.00
COOMBS DIRECT * – canine/feline/equine 1 ml EDTA blood $29.50
COPPER* See Element Screen
CORONAVIRUS *
See also Electron Microscopy for Viral Particles
Canine Serology, IFA 1 ml serum $37.00
Feline See Feline Infectious Peritonitis
CORTISOL *
Single Sample* 1 ml serum or plasma $34.00
ACTH – 1 or 2 hour (pre & post samples)* 1 ml serum or plasma per draw $40.50
High Dose Dex (pre & post samples, 5 determinations)* 1 ml serum or plasma per draw $62.00
Low Dose Dex (pre & post samples, 3 determinations)* 1 ml serum or plasma per draw $46.00
Endogenous ACTH Assay* 1 ml plasma (frozen) $53.00
CORYNEBACTERIUM PSEUDOTUBERCULOSIS SEROLOGY * 1 ml serum $20.00
CRYPTOCOCCUS ANTIGEN AGGL SEROLOGY *  1 ml serum $29.50
CYTOLOGY
Aspirate/Exudate 2 air-dried smears (preferably on frosted end slides), or fluid aspirate (in EDTA tube) on ice pack $46.00
Aspirate/Exudate with additional fluid analysis (abdominal, thoracic, joint)

 

2 ml unclotted fluid in EDTA tube on ice pack

NOTE:  Include addditional 1 ml fluid in separate EDTA tube on ice pack if also requesting WBC count

$55.00

$17.00 [Additional]

Bone Marrow * $71.00
CSF (includes analysis if sufficient specimen received) 1 ml CSF $65.00
FIA (Mycoplasma haemofelis, formerly Haemobartonella) 1 ml EDTA blood or 2 air-dried blood smears $37.00
DIROFILARIASIS
Microfilaria exam (Knott’s) 3 ml EDTA blood $17.00
Occult Heartworm Serology, ELISA (for adult antigen) 1 ml serum $26.50
EHRLICHIA SEROLOGY
E. canis, IFA 1 ml serum $39.00
E. equi (Anaplasma phagocytophilum), IFA (screen only)* 2 ml serum $35.00
E. risticii / Potomac Horse Fever (Neorickettsia risticii), IFA (screen only) * 2 ml serum $35.00
ELECTROLYTES (Na, K, Cl, CO2) * 1 ml serum $21.00
ELECTRON MICROSCOPY for VIRAL PARTICLES * 10 g feces, intestine, or intestinal content on ice pack (NOT FROZEN) $43.00
ELEMENT SCREENS*
Minerals, Tissue 50 mg fresh liver tissue on ice pack $54.00
 (includes arsenic, cadmium, cobalt, copper, iron, lead, manganese, mercury, molybdenum, selenium, thallium, and zinc) NOTE:  Collect biopsies into a rubber-free tube to avoid zinc contamination.  This panel cannot be run on samples in formalin or saline.
Trace Nutrient Panel 1 ml serum (NOTE:  serum must be in a non-additive, royal blue tube) $50.50
 (includes Cobalt, Copper, Iron, Manganese, Molybdenum, Selenium, and Zinc)
Trace Nutrient Panel w/Electrolytes 1 ml serum (NOTE:  serum must be in a non-additive, royal blue tube) $83.00
 (includes Cobalt, Copper, Iron, Manganese, Molybdenum, Selenium, Zinc, Calcium, Chloride, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Bicarbonate and Na:K Ratio
EPIZOOTIC HEMORRHAGIC DISEASE *
AGID* 1 ml serum $9.50
PCR* 2 ml EDTA blood, or fresh spleen on ice pack $38.00
EQUINE ENCEPHALITIS *
Panel IgM ELISA (includes Eastern and West Nile Virus)  1 ml serum or CSF $43.50
Eastern (EEE) IgM ELISA  1 ml serum or CSF $25.00
Western (WEE) Serology VN  1 ml serum or CSF $25.00
Western (WEE) PCR  1 ml EDTA blood on ice pack $54.00
EQUINE INFECTIOUS ANEMIA (EIA) 1 ml serum w/ signed Federal Form
Coggins (AGID) Notify lab several days prior to shipping [Call Lab]
ELISA includes Global Vet Link results posting if requested $8.50
EQUINE PIROPLASMOSIS 1 ml serum w/ signed NM Livestock Board Form
Babesia (Thelieria) equi cELISA $20.00
Babesia caballi cELISA $20.00
EQUINE PROTOZOAL MYELOENCEPHALITIS *
IFAT Serology Titer Panel (SarcoFluor and NeoFluor) 2 ml serum $127.50
Western Blot, serum only 1 ml serum $73.50
Western blot, CSF only 1 ml CSF $73.50
PCR,  CSF only 1 ml CSF $122.00
EQUINE VIRAL ARTERITIS (EVA) SEROLOGY, VN * 1 ml serum $25.00
EQUINE HERPESVIRUS (EHV)*
EHV-3, Serology VN 1 ml serum, paired sera preferred $23.00
EHV-1, real time PCR (tests for neurotropic and non-neurotropic) EDTA blood and nasopharyngeal swab $36.50 [per specimen]
NOTE:  Swabs should be sent in sterile tube (without transport media)
ESTROGEN (Estradiol)* 2 ml serum $40.50
ESTRONE SULFATE * 2 ml serum $36.00
ETHYLENE GLYCOL *
5 ml serum, 25 ml urine, 10 g stomach content, suspect bait, or kidney section in 10% formalin (See Histopathology) $67.00
EXOTIC NEWCASTLE DISEASE VIRUS real time PCR Call Lab [Call Lab]
FECAL EXAM See Parasitology
FECAL TRYPSIN* 2 g feces $16.00
FEED ANALYSIS (PACKAGES OR INDIVIDUAL TESTS)* [Call lab]
FELINE IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS (FIV) Serology, ELISA, (FIV & FeLV combined) 1 ml serum $29.50
FELINE INFECTIOUS PERITONITIS (FIP), IFA titer 1 ml serum $40.00
FELINE LEUKEMIA (FeLV) Serology, ELISA (FIV & FeLV combined) 0.5 ml serum or 1 ml EDTA blood $29.50
FIBRINOGEN * [Call lab] [Call lab]
FLUID ASPIRATE ANALYSIS – abdominal, thoracic, joint (includes cytology, total protein, WBC count; may also add bacteriology if indicated) See Cytology
FRUCTOSOMINE * 1 ml serum $34.50
FUNGAL CULTURE (allow 2-4 weeks) * Skin scraping, tissue on ice pack, or exudate on swab $31.00
FUNGAL SEROLOGY See Mycosis screen
GLUCOSE *
Random 1 ml serum (in NaFL [grey top] tube) $21.00
Insulin included 1 ml serum (fasting) $23.00
HEARTWORM See Dirofilariasis
HEPATITIS, INFECTIOUS CANINE SEROLOGY, VN * [Call Lab]
HERPESVIRUS SEROLOGY VN * (canine, feline) [Call Lab]
HISTOPATHOLOGY
1-2 tissues (single site) $62.00
3-5 tissues $78.00
6 or more tissues (clinic necropsy) $92.00
Specialty Items
   Additional slide charge $12.00
   Amputated Digits Exam (includes gross and histopathology) NOTE:  Additional charge for decalcification if needed $72.00
   Amputated Limb Exam (includes gross and histopathology) NOTE:  Additional charge for decalcification if needed $105.00
   Decalcification of Bone/Tissue (small) $15.00 [Additional]
   Decalcification of Bone/Tissue (large) $25.00 [Additional]
   Extra Slide for submitting veterinarian $15.00 [each]
   Immunohistochemistry (per antigen) [call Lab]
   Referral (for second opinion) [Call Lab]
   Special Stain (individual stain) $19.00 [each]
   Special Stain Battery (infectious organisms) [Call Lab]
   Uterine Tissue $67.50
IMMUNOGLOBULIN *
Quantitative – IgA or IgG* 1 ml serum $19.00
INFECTIOUS BOVINE RHINOTRACHEITIS (IBR), VN * 1 ml serum $12.50
INFLUENZA SEROLOGY *
Avian, AGID (poultry) 0.5 ml serum $6.50
Equine, HI (A1, A2, AK, Ky) 1 ml serum $34.50
INSECTICIDE SCREEN, GC/MS * 30 g stomach/rum/crop content on ice pack or Source
 Qualitative $92.00
INSULIN*
Autoantibody* 1 ml serum $21.00
Glucose included* 1 ml serum $23.00
JOHNE’S DISEASE (M. paratuberculosis) *
ELISA – bovine, caprine, ovine 1 ml serum $17.00
real time PCR 1 g feces, 1-2 ml intestine, or 1-2 ml intestinal contents on ice pack $43.00
LEAD * 5 ml EDTA blood, or 10 g liver, or 10 g kidney, or 1/2 cup stomach content on ice pack $27.00
LEPTOSPIROSIS SEROLOGY (5 serovars), MAT 1 ml serum $26.50
LIPASE* 1 ml serum $28.00
LYME DISEASE SEROLOGY, IFA titer * 1 ml serum $31.50
MARE PREGNANCY TEST See Estrone Sulfate
MYCOLOGY See Fungal Culture
MYCOPLASMA SEROLOGY * (synovial, gallisepticum, meleagridis) 0.5 ml serum $22.00
MYCOPLASMA real time PCR fresh lung or 1 ml milk on ice pack
M. bovis $37.00
Mycoplasma spp. * [Call Lab]
MYCOSIS SCREEN SEROLOGY, AGID 1 ml serum $48.00
Aspergillus, Blastomyces, Coccidioides, Histoplasma
NECROPSY (includes gross exam, histopathology, and disposal unless otherwise indicated or arranged) The following are charges per animal, in addition to necropsy charge (unless otherwise noted below):
Bacteriology, Mycobacteriology, Parasitology, Serology, Toxicology, Virology as noted in fee schedule
Insurance/Forensic cases $120.00
Removal
Head/brain (small) $25.00
Head/brain (large) $75.00
Spinal cord removal 50% of actual necropsy charge
Species Survival Plan/Research $110.00
Crematory service:  If animal is to be picked up by crematory service, include signed authorization form Cost of cremation or private disposal is the responsibility of the client
Call for availability of personnel to perform a field necropsy
Aborted Neonate or Fetus (with placenta)
Bovine $160.00
Equine $175.00
Swine/Ruminant (small) $160.00
Camelid (New World/Old World) $160.00
Dog/Cat (litter) $135.00
Avian (Poultry) – up to three birds $90.00
Avian (Caged Bird) $125.00
Bovine
Adult $350.00
Calf (< 3 months) $250.00
Camelid (New World/Old World) $275.00
Dog/Cat/Ferret $200.00
Gross examination only $110.00
Equine
Adult $525.00
Foal (< 3 months) $250.00
Rodent, Rabbit, Reptile, Fish, Amphibian $125.00
Swine, Sheep, Goat $250.00
Wildlife/Exotic based on weight $200.00 – $350.00
NEONATAL ISOERYTHROLYSIS – equine * serum and EDTA blood from foal and mare

NOTE:  If mare has not foaled, submit EDTA blood from stallion, in addition to EDTA and serum from mare.

$50.00
NEOSPORA CANINUM SEROLOGY – bovine 1 ml serum
cELISA  First specimen
Discount for more than one specimen for a one-owner submission
$25.00
$11.00 [each additional]
IFA * $26.50
NITRATE – body fluids 1 ml serum, 1 ml ocular fluid on ice pack $14.50
NON-ESTERIFIED FATTY ACIDS* 1 ml serum AVOID HEMOLYSIS $17.00
OCCULT BLOOD * 2 g feces on ice pack $15.50
OCCULT HEARTWORM See Dirofilariasis
ORGANOPHOSPHATE INSECTICIDES See Insecticide Screen and Cholinesterase Activity
OVINE PROGRESSIVE PNEUMONIA VIRUS
AGID * 1 ml serum $16.00
ELISA 1 ml serum $12.00
PARAINFLUENZA 3 (PI-3) SEROLOGY, VN * 1 ml serum $15.00
PARASITOLOGY
Giardia/Cryto FA Formalinized feces (1 part feces/2 parts 10% formalin) $26.50
Heartworm:  Microfilaria exam or Occult Heartworm See Dirofilariasis
Identification of External Parasite * Parasite in 70% alcohol or 10% formalin $25.00
McMaster’s egg/gram count * Feces on ice pack (not frozen) $23.00
Fecal Exam Fresh feces on ice pack (not frozen) $24.00
PARATUBERCULOSIS See Johne’s Disease
PARTIAL THROMBOPLASTIN TIME (PTT) * NaCitrate blood – allow NaCitrite (light blue top) to autofill $17.50
PARVOVIRUS, CANINE See also Electron Microscopy for Viral particles
Serology, ELISA (unvaccinated canines) 1 ml serum $18.00
Serology, HI * 1 ml serum $21.50
PHENOBARBITAL* 1 ml serum $41.00
PLAGUE *
Plague/Tularemia Case Handling Fee Per case submission $7.50
Culture Swab of exudate in Stuarts or Amies Transport Medium (culturette swab), or exudate in tube on ice pack, or blood culture bottle inoculated with 1-3 ml blood n/c
FA 2 air-dried smears of exudate n/c
Serology, PHA 1 ml serum (acute and convalescent samples preferred) n/c
NOTE:  “PLAGUE SUSPECT” should be marked on specimen and accession form. Call lab regarding policy on out-of-state submissions.
PLANT IDENTIFICATION * Plant sample (include flower and roots) [Call Lab]
POISONOUS PLANTS – microscopic analysis * 100 g stomach/crop/rumen contents $67.50
POTOMAC FEVER See Ehrlichia risticii
PREGNANCY TEST SEROLOGY ELIA 1-4 specimens
>4 specimens
$12.00
$2.50 each
   Bovine – 28 days post-breeding,                                        >/= 60 days post-calving 1 ml serum or 1 ml EDTA plasma
   Buffalo – 30 days post-breeding,                                        >/= 60 days post-calving 1 ml EDTA plasma
   Goats – 28 days post-breeding 1 ml serum
   Sheep – 35 days post-breeding 1 ml serum
PROGESTERONE * 2 ml serum $25.00
PROGRESSIVE PNEUMONIA See Ovine Progressive Pneumonia
PROTEIN *
Fluid, Total 1 ml fluid $34.00
Serum, Total 1 ml serum $19.00
PROTHROMBIN TIME (PT) * NaCitrate blood allow NaCitrate (light blue top) tube to autofill $10.50
PSEUDORABIES (PRV) *
Serology, gB ELISA 1 ml serum $13.00
Serology, gp1 ELISA 1 ml serum $13.00
Q FEVER SEROLOGY  *
ELISA 1 ml serum $20.00
CF, Phase 1 and 2 1 ml serum $30.00
IFA Titer, Phase 1 and 2 1 ml serum $30.00
RABIES – tested by NMDoH-SLD Call (505) 383-9124 for shipping instructions
RHINOPNEUMONITIS See Equine Viral Rhinopneumonitis
RINGWORM See Fungal Culture
ROCKY MOUNTAIN SPOTTED FEVER SEROLOGY, IFA * 1 ml serum $39.00
ROTOVIRUS * – bovine See Electron Microscopy for Viral Particles
SELENIUM * 2 ml EDTA blood, 1 ml serum, 1 ml plasma, 10 g liver on ice pack $36.00
SERUM CHEMISTRY * allow NaCitrate (light blue top) tube to autofill for fibrinogen test
Small/Large Animal 1.5 ml serum $17.00
Serum Chem and CBC 1.5 ml serum and 2 ml EDTA blood $21.00
Serum Chem/CDC/Fibrinogen 1.5 ml serum, 2 ml EDTA blood, and NaCitrate blood $54.00
Serum Chem (with Amylase and Lipase) 1.5 ml serum $61.00
SODIUM & POTASSIUM See Electrolytes
SOMATIC CELL COUNT, MILK * 10 ml fresh milk sample on ice pack $20.50
STRYCHNINE  * 5 g suspect bait, 5 g stomach content, 10 ml urine $37.00 [each specimen]
TESTOSTERONE *
Single Serum (baseline) 1.5 ml serum or plasma $36.00
HCG Response Test (baseline and 1 hr post) 1.5 ml serum or plasma each $65.50
Additional post (24 hr.) 1.5 ml serum or plasma $65.50 [additional]
THYROID *
T3 (RIA) 1 ml serum $22.00
T4 (RIA) 1 ml serum $22.00
Free T4 (RIA) 1 ml serum $22.00
TSH (canine) 1 ml serum $26.00
Profile, Canine (T3, T4, FT3, FT4, T3AA, T4AA, TSH, TgAA) Includes Endocrinology Interpretation 2 ml serum $66.00
Profile, Non-canine (T3, T4, FT3, FT4) Includes Endocrinology Interpretation 2 ml serum $44.00
TOXIC OR TRACE ELEMENT SCREEN See Element Screen
TOXOPLASMOSIS *
T. gondii PCR 1 ml EDTA blood, 1 ml CSF $42.00
T. gondii Serology (IgG or IgM ELISA) 1 ml serum $31.00
 IgG MAT Serology  1 ml serum $25.00
TRICHOMONIASIS – real time PCR
Bovine 1 ml of prepucial smegma $20.00
Feline 5 g feces $40.00
NOTE:  Submit specimen in Biomed InPouch™ TF culture medium or in Biomed TF-Transit Tube
TRYPSIN-LIKE-IMMUNOREACTIVITY (TLI),  canine * 1 ml serum (fasting sample) $40.50
TULAREMIA
Plague/Tularemia Case Handling Fee Per case submission $7.50
Culture Swab in transport media or exudate on ice pack n/c
Serology 1 ml serum (Paired sera drawn 3-4 weeks apart preferred) n/c
NOTE:  “TULAREMIA SUSPECT” should be marked on specimen and accession form.  Call lab regarding policy on out-of-state submissions.
URINARY CALCULUS ANALYSIS* Calculus $36.00
URINE ANALYSIS (dipstick plus cytology) 3 ml urine on ice pack $32.00
NOTE:  Please indicate manner of collection (i.e., free catch, catheterization, cystocentesis). Ship immediately after collection and on ice.
URINE CULTURE See Bacteriology
VALLEY FEVER See Coccidioides Serology
VESICULAR STOMATITIS SEROLOGY (New Jersey/Indiana) Call lab prior to shipping.VDS has approval to perform in-house testing only on horses from New Mexico displaying clinical signs of VSV.  All other specimens will be forwarded to NVSL.
CF Serology 2 ml serum  $40.00
PCR Vesicular fluid submitted in screw cap tube;
Vesicular tissue in screw cap tube with maximum of 3 ml of tris-buffered tryptose broth (TBTB) or sterile saline solution; or
Sterile swabs of lesions placed in screw cap tube with maximum of 3mL tris-buffered tryptose broth (TBTB) or sterile saline solution.
 $30.00
VIBRIOSIS See Bacteriology – Campylobacter
VIRAL CULTURE/ISOLATION * Tissue on ice pack or swabs in Viral Transport $49.50
VITAMIN A *
Liver 10 g liver on ice pack $38.50
Serum 2 ml serum $32.50
VITAMIN E *
Liver 10 g liver on ice pack $38.50
Serum 2 ml serum $32.50
WARFARIN See Anticoagulant Rodenticide Screen
WATER ANALYSIS * Submit in clean tightly sealed container, on ice pack [Call Lab]
WBC COUNT * 2 ml EDTA blood or other unclotted fluid $17.00
WHITE MUSCLE DISEASE See Selenium and Vitamin E

* Tested at subcontracting laboratory

Updated July 1, 2017

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