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Anaplasma phagocytophilum

Anaplasma platys

Aspergillus species

Aspergillus fumigatus

Babesia

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Baylisascaris procyonis

Bordetella bronchiseptica

Borrelia burgdorferi

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Canine adenovirus type 1

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Chagas disease

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Chlamydophila psittaci

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Cytauxzoon felis

Demodex gatoi mites

E. coli

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Fading kitten syndrome

Feline calicivirus

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Feline foamy virus

Feline herpesvirus type 1

Feline immunodeficiency virus

Feline infectious anemia

Feline infectious peritonitis

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Feline papillomavirus

Feline pneunomitis

Feline rhinotracheitis virus

Feline sarcoma virus

Feline syncytial virus

Francisella tularensis

Giardia

Group G strep

Haemobartonella canis

Haemobartonella felis

Helicobacter

Influenza

Lawsonia intracellularis

Leishmania

Leptospira

Lyme disease

Mange in cats

Microsporum

MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staph aureus)

Mycoplasma canis

Mycoplasma cynos

Mycoplasma felis

Mycoplasma haemocanis

Mycoplasma haemofelis

Neorickettsia helmintheca

Neospora caninum

Pasteurella multocida

Pneumocystis carinii

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Reovirus screen

Rickettsia screen

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Salmonella

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Streptococcus, Group G

Streptococcus pneumoniae

Streptococcus pyogenes

Streptococcus zooepidemicus

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Trichomonas/
Tritrichomonas

Trichophyton

Trypanosoma cruzi

Tularemia

West Nile virus

Yersinia pestis

Yersinia pseudotuberculosis


Mycoplasma cynos PCR test

dog and cat assay data sheet

Mycoplasma cynos

Test code:
  B0112 - Ultrasensitive qualitative detection of Mycoplasma cynos by real time polymerase chain reaction

Mycoplasmas belong to the class Mollicutes and contain the smallest known genomes of any independently viable bacterial species. They have no cell wall. They are highly fastidious, difficult to culture, and slow growing. Mycoplasma infections are highly contagious. Mycoplasma species can survive for weeks to months outside the host, and the environment can therefore be a source of infection.

Among the different species of Mycoplasma bacteria, Mycoplasma cynos has been identified as one of the causative agents of canine infectious respiratory disease (CIRD) or “kennel cough.” The ability of M. cynos to initiate primary respiratory infection is not fully understood, but this bacterium is a frequent co-infection in dogs with respiratory infections initiated by other pathogens. Lung tissue damage caused by viral infections promotes colonization by Mycoplasma. Destruction and loss of cilia and alveolar infiltration with macrophages and neutrophils have been reproduced during experimental infection with M. cynos. Mycoplasma co-infections are linked to disease severity and duration, particularly if it colonizes the lower respiratory tract; however, M. cynos is sometimes identified in the upper respiratory tract of dogs without clinical disease. Younger dogs (< 1 year old) appear to me more likely to have M. cynos infections than older dogs.

Due to the fastidious growth requirements of M. cynos, culture detection is not effective. Molecular detection by PCR is recommended, as this method is highly specific, sensitive and rapid.

Utilities:

  • Help confirm the disease causing agent
  • Shorten the time required to confirm a clinical diagnosis of Mycoplasma cynos infection
  • Help ensure that dog populations are free of M. cynos
  • Early prevention of spread of M. cynos among a group of dogs
  • Minimize human exposure to M. cynos

Specimen requirement: Nasal swab, or environmental surface swab, or 0.2 ml fresh, frozen or fixed tissue.

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.

Turnaround time: 2 business days

Methodology: Qualitative real time PCR

Normal range: Nondetected

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