Institut fur Virologie

EEHV Testing at the Institut fur Virologie, Berlin

 

Contact Information

Dr. Walid Azab
FU Berlin, FB Veterinarmedizin
Zentrum fur Infektionsmedizin
Institut fur Virologie
Raum 261
Robert-von-Ostertag-St. 7-13 14163 Berlin
Tel: +49-30-838 50087

Email: [email protected]

Test Offered

EEHV-1 PCR

Sample Submission Procedures

For a sick elephant with suspected active EEHV infection, please send 2-5 ml of EDTA-Blood. Refrigerate and ship with a cold packs by overnight courier.

For frozen or fresh pieces of necropsied tissues, including lung, heart, kidney, spleen and liver, please send samples with cold packs by overnight courier in a styrofoam container.

Samples should be accompanied by the Berlin_EEHV submission formEEHV Testing Request Form

For additional information, please contact the laboratory.