Serology

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Test

Required Sample

Shipping

Babesia canis Titer 1 mL serum Ice pack
Canine Distemper Virus Vaccination IgG 1 mL serum Ice pack
Canine Distemper Virus Clinical IgG/IgM I mL serum/0.5 ml CSF Ice pack
Canine Heartworm Antigen 0.5 mL serum or EDTA blood Ice pack
Canine Herpes Virus Titer 1 mL serum Ice pack
Cryptococcus neoformans Antigen 1 mL serum/ 0.5 ml CSF Ice pack
Ehrlichia canis Titer 1 mL serum Ice pack
Equine Infectious Anemia Virus ELISA 1 mL serum Ice pack
Equine Infectious Anemia Virus ELISA Stat 1 mL serum Ice pack
Endpoint Titer Added to titer request
Feline Heartworm Antibody 0.5 mL serum or EDTA blood Ice pack
Lyme Disease Titer 1 mL serum Ice pack
Neospora caninum Titer 1 mL serum Ice pack
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Titer 1 mL serum Ice pack
Toxoplasma gondii Titer IgG/IgM 1 mL serum Ice pack

Handling and shipping advice for serology samples

  • Send serum or CSF overnight with ice pack.
  • For paired serum serology titers, include draw dates on the serum samples.
  • Please do not send samples in syringes.
  • Include a completed microbiology, parasitology & serology submission form with billing information, patient information, sample source(s), pertinent history and/or provisional diagnosis, and desired test(s).
  • The required sample type and shipping method for each test are listed above.