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DIAGNOSTIC PCR TESTS

Test Code

Species

Test item (DNA)

Specimen

H130

Canine

Adenovirus

Nasopharyngeal / conjunctival / tracheal swab / tracheal wash

H127

Canine
Feline

Babesia spp.

EDTA blood

H131

Canine
Feline

Bordetella bronchiseptica

Deep pharyngeal & conjunctival swabs

H132

Feline

Calicivirus

Oropharyngeal swab / tracheal wash

H129

Canine
Feline

Coronavirus

EDTA blood / peritoneal fluid / stool / CSF

H146

Feline

Chlamydophila felis

Nasal / conjunctival swab

H133

Canine

Distemper virus

EDTA blood / urine / CSF / lung tissue / nasal swab

H128

Canine

Ehrlichia spp.

EDTA blood

H134

Feline

Herpesvirus

EDTA blood / nasopharyngeal / oral swab

H145

Canine
Feline

Influenza A virus

Nasopharyngeal / throat / nasal swab

H137

Canine
Feline

Leptospira spp.

Urine / urogenital swab

H140

Canine

Parainfluenza virus

Nasal swab / tracheal wash

H141

Canine
Feline

Parvovirus

EDTA blood / stool / tissue

H144

Canine

Rabies virus

EDTA blood / oral swab

P327

Babesia spp. & Babesia gibsoni

Babesia spp. & Babesia gibsoni DNA

EDTA blood

P327A

Canine Babesia & Ehrlichia spp.

Babesia spp., Babesia gibsoni & Ehrlichia sapp. DNA

EDTA blood

P328

Canine Babesia & Ehrlichia spp.

Babesia spp. & Ehrlichia spp. DNA

EDTA blood

P328A

Canine Tick Borne Fever Combo with PCR

Babesia spp. & Ehrlichia spp. DNA, CBC, peripheral blood smear examination by veterinary pathologist

EDTA blood

P329

Feline Infectious Peritonitis Combo with PCR

Body fluid analysis, Cytology & Feline Coronavirus DNA

Pleural, peritoneal, pericardial or other fluids in EDTA

* Tests performed by: Department of Microbiology, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong.
Real time PCR and DNA sequencing are available upon request.

Note:  
1. Do not use citrate bottle due to bacterial contamination.
2. For rectal swab, they must be heavy faecal stain to be considered a good specimen.
3. For swab, they must be put into viral transport medium.