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Wildlife Epidemiology

  

 

The Wildlife Epidemiology Section performs

diagnostic assays for the detection of diseases impacting captive and free-ranging wildlife.

 

 

         

Services

We currently offer Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR; qualitative) and Real-time PCR (quantitative) but are continually developing more.

 

Real-time PCR for snakes: Ophidiomyces ophiodiicola (snake fungal disease), serpentovirus (nidovirus), reptarenavirus (inclusion body disease), Chlamydiaceae Family

 

Real-time PCR forturtles and tortoises: frog virus 3 (ranavirus), pan-ranavirus, Emydid Mycoplasma sp., Mycoplasma agassizii, Mycoplasma testudineum, Terrapene herpesvirus 1, Terrapene herpesvirus 2, Emydoidea blandingii herpesvirus 1, Emydid herpesvirus 1, Testudinid herpesvirus 2, Chelonid herpesvirus 5 (sea turtle fibropapillomatosis), Terrapene adenovirus 1, intranuclear coccidiosis of Testudines (TINC), Chlamydiaceae Family

 

Real-time PCR for lizards: Agamid adenovirus 1, Nannizziopsis guarroi (yellow fungus disease)

 

Real-time PCR for amphibians: Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd), Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans (Bsal), frog virus 3 (ranavirus), pan-ranavirus, Perkinsea

 

Real-time PCR for birds: Psittacine beak and feather disease virus, Psittacid herpesvirus 1, Aves polyomavirus 1, Chlamydia psittaci, Chlamydia pneumoniae, Chlamydiaceae Family

 

Consensus PCR (all species) Herpesviruses, Adenoviruses, Mycoplasma spp., Chlamydia spp., Cryptosporidium spp

 

Panel testing is also available - see Tests and Price List below.

 

Our veterinary epidemiologists are available for free consultation about any diagnostic testing questions - see the Contact Us link below.

 

Tests and Price List

 

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