Serology Timetable

Please note: Samples must arrive by the daily cut off time

Test Sample Requirement Days Run Daily cut off time
ANA IFA
Plain clotted/serum Friday only COB previous working weekday
B.caballi and B.equi
EXPORT
Plain clotted/serum Monday and Thursday COB previous working weekday
B.gibsoni IFA
EXPORT

Plain clotted/serum Monday and Thursday COB previous working weekday
Canine Parvo / Distemper IFA
Plain clotted/serum Tuesday and Thursday COB previous working weekday
Chlamydia IFA
2 air-dried smears of exudate (area the size of a 5 cent coin on each slide). Feline samples: conjunctival or exudate Avian samples: cloacal swab/smear, fresh liver. Do NOT refrigerate. Monday to Friday 3:00pm
Cryptococcus titre
Plain clotted/serum Monday to Friday
Saturday
3:00pm
1:00pm
E. canis IFA
EXPORT

Plain clotted/serum Monday and Thursday
COB previous working weekday
Feleuk IFA
Whole blood EDTA
Tuesday to Friday
COB previous working weekday
Feline Calici / Herpes / Panleuk IFA
Plain clotted/serum Tuesday and Thursday COB previous working weekday
Leishmania IFA
EXPORT

Plain clotted/serum Monday and Thursday COB previous working weekday
Neospora IFA
 Plain clotted/serum Tuesday and Friday
COB previous working weekday
Oestrone sulphate ELISA
Plain clotted/serum Wednesday
(batched test)
11:00am
PMSG ELISA
 Plain clotted/serum Wednesday
(batched test)
11:00am
(Results same day)
Rheumatoid factor (RF) Agg test
Plain clotted/serum Friday only COB previous working weekday
Toxo IFA – IgG/IgM
 Plain clotted/serum Tuesday and Friday
COB previous working weekday