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Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
Kansas State University
1800 Denison Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66506
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KSVDL Client Care
General Inquiries
785-532-5650 or
Fax: 785-532-4835

KSVDL Business Office
Billing Inquiries
785-532-3294 or
Fax: 785-532-3502

Regular business hours:
8 am - 5 pm Mon.-Fri.
8 am - noon Sat.


Timely Test Offerings

Bovine Abortion Tissue PCR Panel

KSVDL is now offering a panel that includes testing for five Leptospira serovars (L. canicola, L.grippotyphosa, L. hardjo, L. icterohaemorrhagiae, L. pomona), IBR, BVD type 1 and 2, and Neospora caninum in fetal tissue.

Specimens to submit: 1 gm fresh tissues that include: liver, kidney, skeletal muscle, spleen, lung, placenta

Days tested: M-F

Estimated turnaround:  1-2 days


Bovine Abortion Serology Panel

This serology panel includes testing for Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis (IBR), Bovine Viral Diarrhea (BVD 1 and 2), Lepto (includes all five serovars), Neospora caninum, Brucella abortus

Specimens: 2-3 ml serum (red top) or preservative tube

Days tested: M-F

Estimated turnaround:  4-7 days


Bovine Neonatal Enteric Diarrhea PCR Panels

  • For all three panels either 5 gms of feces of 1 gm fresh intestine can be submitted in a sterile container.
  • This PCR is completed Monday through Friday and expected Turnaround Time is 1-2 days.
  • The results are reported out as Positive, Negative, Suspect, with Ct values.

1.  Bovine Neonatal Enteric Diarrhea PCR Full Panel

                This PCR detects:

                                Viral pathogens:                 Bacterial & Protozoal pathogens:
                                 Coronavirus                        E. coli K99                                       
                                 Rotavirus (group A)             Salmonella sp.
                                                                          Cryptosporidia sp.

2.  Bovine Neonatal Enteric Diarrhea PCR Viral Panel

                This PCR detects:

                        Viral pathogens:                
                         Rotavirus (group A)

3.  Bovine Neonatal Enteric Diarrhea PCR Bacterial: Protozoal Panel

            This PCR detects:

                        Bacterial and Protozoal pathogens:
                         E. coli K99         
                         Salmonella sp.
                         Cryptosporidia sp.


For more information contact KSVDL Client Care at 866-512-5650 or clientcare@vet.k-state.edu.

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