primate assay data sheet
Qualitative detection and differentiation of Filoviruses,
including Ebola virus and
Marburg virus, by reverse
transcription coupled real time polymerase chain reaction.
Help confirm the disease causing
Help ensure that animal colonies are free of these
Early prevention of spread of Filoviruses among a colony
personnel exposure to these viruses
Safety monitoring of biological products and vaccines
that derive from primates
Specimen requirements: 0.2 ml whole blood in EDTA (purple top) or ACD (yellow top)
tube, or 0.2 ml plasma or serum.
Contact Zoologix if advice is needed to determine an appropriate specimen type for a specific diagnostic application. For specimen types not listed here, please contact Zoologix to confirm specimen acceptability and shipping instructions.
For all specimen types, if there will be a delay in shipping, or
during very warm weather, refrigerate specimens until shipped
and ship with a cold pack unless more stringent shipping
requirements are specified. Frozen specimens should be shipped
so as to remain frozen in transit. See
shipping instructions for more information.
2 business days
Qualitative reverse transcription coupled real time PCR