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  Home > Services and Fees > Equine Neuromuscular Testing > Equine Neuromuscular
 

Equine Neuromuscular

Effective September 28, 2012


Note: The $10 accession fee will NOT be applied to neuromuscular testing. All fees are in US $.


 

Click the name of the test or procedure for detailed information.

 

 

Equine Malignant Hyperthermia
Fee:  65.00

Specimen:

1) 3-7 ml whole blood
2) 20 hair roots

Shipping Container:

1) EDTA tube
2) sealed envelope or zip lock bag

Coolant:

1) frozen gel packs
2) none

Days Tested:
Every other Wednesday

Turnaround Time:

Up to 30 days

Comments: Results reported on Fridays. Samples should be received by the previous Thursday.

See the Equine Neuromuscular home page for more information on submitting for this test.

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Equine Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy (PSSM)
Fee:  65.00

Specimen:

1) 3-7 ml whole blood
2) 20 hair roots

Shipping Container:

1) EDTA tube
2) sealed envelope or zip lock bag

Coolant:

1) frozen gel packs
2) none

Days Tested:

Turnaround Time:

7-14 bus. days 

Comments: Results reported on Fridays. Samples should be received by the previous Tuesday.

See the Equine Neuromuscular home page for more information on submitting for this test.

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Muscle Biopsy
Fee:  105.00

Specimen:

fresh muscle

Shipping Container:

wrapped in saline-moistened gauze then placed in plastic container to prevent squishing

Coolant:

frozen gel packs

Days Tested:

Turnaround Time:

7-10 business days

Comments: Results reported on Wednesdays. Samples should be received by the previous Thursday.

See the Equine Neuromuscular home page for more information on submitting for this test.

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Note on days tested and turnaround times: Samples must be received at least 1 business day before the scheduled testing day. New client accounts can take up to 2-3 business days to establish before testing can begin. Samples may not always be tested on the first scheduled day after they arrive, but testing will usually be completed within the posted turnaround time. If rush testing is desired, please contact us.

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