Neurological II panel: canine (encephalitis)
Days test started:
Specimen Type/Volume1) 0.5 mL CSF and/or 2) 2 mL EDTA unspun whole blood. Serum is not an acceptable sample.
Shipping InformationShip in insulated container with freezer packs.
Collection Protocol1) Sterile, leakproof container, 2) Collect blood into a purple-top tube.
Neurological II panel includes: Canine distemper virus, West Nile virus, Borrelia burgdorferi (Lyme Disease), Neospora hughesi & caninum, Toxoplasma gondii, Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Ehrlichia canis, Rickettsia spp (including RMSF). Shipping (test code: xtrnu) and handling (test code: xhand) fees are also applicable on each submission. External test price is subject to change.