Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus (BVDV)

  • Risk: Infection may be associated with gastrointestinal and respiratory disease ranging in severity. In addition, in utero infection leads to stillbirths or persistently infected (PI) calves with shortened lifespans.
  • Disease Transmission: PI calves shed virus constantly, effectively exposing not only animals within their own enclosures but also those in adjacent pens or pastures. If PI animals are not removed promptly, the disease can spread rapidly.
  • Testing: BVDV testing of all animals and then removing PI animals saves herds and reduces significant financial losses.
  • Download the sample instructions and submission form below:
  • BVDV Test Price: $3.50 per sample (BLOOD COLLECTING KITS ARE NOT INCLUDED)
  • Please ask your veterinarian for blood collecting kits or contact us for assistance.
  • Only one sample per animal is needed for multiple tests.

For specific pricing, test schedules, or other information, email us or call us at 615-988-5562.

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