Disease/Examination

Prion proteins of Transmissible spongiform encephalopathy
Category: Veterinary investigations
Animal species: Sheep, Deer, Bovine, Goat, Fur-bearing animal
Disease/Examination: Bovine spongiform encephalopathy, Scrapie, Chronic wasting disease (CWD), Transmissible mink encephalopathy
Type of analysis/testing
Histology
Object

Ruminant Medulla oblongata and mink brain

Method/principle

OIE Manual, Chapter 2.4.5., 2.7.12., Classical histology

The method has been accredited
Sample volume, packaging

Brain obex, cerebellar peduncles, tectum of midbrain (quadrigeminal plate). In single-use container, fixed in 10% formalin solution, formalin and sample volume ratio 10:1 at room temperature or fresh (stored at  2-8 °C)

Turnaround time (business days)
4
Price without VAT, EUR
14.94
Price with VAT, EUR
18.08
Type of analysis/testing
Histology
Object

Ruminant and mink brain and lymphoid tissue

Method/principle

OIE Manual, Chapter 2.4.5., 2.7.12., Immunohistochemistry (IHC)

The method has been accredited
Sample volume, packaging

Brain obex, cerebellar peduncles, tectum of midbrain (quadrigeminal plate).

Sheep - in addition - cerebellum. Deer - in addition - lymph nodes.

In single-use container, fixed in 10% formalin solution, formalin and sample volume ratio 10:1 at room temperature or fresh (stored at  2-8 °C)

Turnaround time (business days)
5
Price without VAT, EUR
115.04
Price with VAT, EUR
139.20
Object

Ruminant Medulla oblongata

Method/principle

OIE Manual Terr.ch. 2.4.5., 2.7.12. BIO-RAD TeSeE or IDEXX Herd Check

The method has been accredited
Sample volume, packaging

Brain obex, cerebellar peduncles, tectum of midbrain (quadrigeminal plate) in single-use container

Turnaround time (business days)
1 (Investigations are made in Wednesdays and Fridays)
Price without VAT, EUR
25.31
Price with VAT, EUR
30.63